Tuesday 22nd January 2019,
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Stephen Jackson of Bobcats Fined $50G for Verbal Abuse of Referee

I know Stephen Jackson is no angel, and I understand the in’s and out’s of the new rules regarding arguing with refs but all that said, does this fine seem a little excessive to anyone else?

Stephen Jackson of the Charlotte Bobcats has been fined $50,000 for verbal abuse of game officials, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred following the Bobcats’ 97-90 loss to the Detroit Pistons last night at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Read more details via AP on NBA.com

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