Warriors’ Andre Iguodala fined $25K for throwing ball into stands

first_imgAndre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors reacts against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on December 3, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFPGolden State swingman Andre Iguodala has been fined $25,000 for “recklessly” throwing a ball into the stands during a game on Saturday, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe said Monday.Iguodala received a technical foul and was ejected from the game after the incident, which occurred after time expired in the second quarter of the Warriors 115-105 victory over the Trail Blazers in Portland.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Iguodala, unable to corral a loose ball before the halftime buzzer, then heaved it from half court over the basket and into the crowd.He was issued the technical foul and tossed from the game for a “hostile act”.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissWarriors coach Steve Kerr wasn’t surprised that Iguodala was ejected.“If you throw something into the stands — a mouthpiece, a ball or whatever — you get ejected,” Kerr said. “I guess the distinction the officials had to make was, was that a shot? Was he just throwing the ball toward the hoop at the end of the half? Was it out of frustration? And they deemed it was out of frustration.” LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title PBA players look back at ups and downs in 2018 as they welcome new year No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloomlast_img

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