NBA fines Avery Johnson $25,000 For Improper Conduct in Nets vs 76ers Game

By on Feb 5, 2011 in Basketball, Sports Comments
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In an official news posted on Friday, February 4, 2011 at, Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President for Basketball Operations announced that New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson was fined $25,000 for his improper conduct towards a game official during the New Jersey Nets vs Philadelphia 76ers game on February 2 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Johnson was ejected in 7:47 mark of the third quarter after receiving his second technical from referee Brent Barnaky. He was arguing over what he believed was a non-call on Sixers forward Elton Brand. The Nets’ head coach walked off the court while fans chants his name.

The Sixers won the game against the Nets,106-92.

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