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Julius Randle Fined $25K For Profane Language

Jan 8, 2022 1:18 PM

The NBA has fined Julius Randle $25,000 for "egregious use of profane language" in recent media appearances. The New York Knicks forward was fined for comments after a practice on Wednesday, January 5 and after the game vs the Boston Celtics on Thursday, January 6.

Randle has struggled this season and has come under fire from Knicks fans for his poor play. In the win over Boston, Randle was seen giving New York fans the thumbs down symbol, as well as yelling at the crowd. The next day, Randle issues a lengthy apology for his behavior towards the home fans.

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Kevin Durant Fined $25K For Obscene Language Directed At Fan

Dec 12, 2021 5:28 PM

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 for directing obscene language towards a fan. The incident happened during late in the first half of the Nets win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday.

This is Durant's second-sizable fine during his Brooklyn tenure. During the 2020-21 season Durant was fined $50,000 for using derogatory language on social media.

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