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The Los Angeles Lakers play-by-play announcer Bill Macdonald said it all.
“That’s the ultimate in frustration when you engage the fans…”
Now Lakers point guard Steve Blake must put his money where his mouth is. On Tuesday, the NBA fined Blake $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan last week when the Lakers faced the Los Angles Clippers last Friday.
Twitter / SteveBlake5: Patched things up with the ... via kwout
The expletive-laced rant from Blake targeted was directed at Lance Jackson, whose family are long-time season ticket holders with eight courtside seats at the Staples Center and apparently have a very close relationship with the franchise. According to Jackson, he was shouting to Blake about "making your open shots." Other fans say Jackson filled his message with personal expletives.
It's an unfortunate misunderstanding and a heat-of-the-moment type of thing," Blake said after practice Tuesday. "It's one of t...
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The Lakers guard was fined $25,000 for his hostile interaction with a fan but he attempted to make amends by meeting with the fan and apologizing.
The NBA has fined Lakers guard Steve Blake for "directing inappropriate language toward a fan."
According to Stu Jackson, executive vice president of basketball operations, Blake was fined 25,000 in connection with a fourth-quarter incident during Friday's game against the Clippers.
Blake made his first start of the season against the Clippers, replacing Steve Nash...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was fined $25,000 for shouting foul language toward a fan, the NBA announced. The verbal altercation happened with 29.2 seconds left in the Lakers' 105-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers last Friday at Staples Center. According to ESPNLosAngeles.com, a fan told Blake: "You need to knock down those open shots" and Blake fired...
When the Lakers loss to the Clippers on Friday night, Steve Blake had a moment after he fouled our where he and a fan exchanged a few not so nice words. The NBA doesn’t take kindly to players cursing out their patrons and today it was announced that Blake has been fined $25,000 for [...]
After getting fined 25,000 by the NBA for inappropriate language directed toward a fan, Steve Blake met with the fan and his father, longtime court-side ticket-holder Steve Jackson, at the team's practice facility on Tuesday.
"We got a chance to speak and talk about the situation," said Blake. "I just let him know that I was sorry for the way I acted. I didn&...
Tweet Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was fined $25,000 by the NBA Tuesday for inappropriate language towards a fan in the Lakers loss to the Clippers last week. The NBA has fined Lakers PG Steve Blake $25K for “directing inappropriate language toward a fan” Friday night, exec VP Stu Jackson says. — Ken Berger [...]
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Steve Blake engaged in an argument with a fan in Friday's loss by the Lakers to the Clippers.
ESPN: Steve Blake has been fined $25,000 for his role in a heated exchange with a fan during last Friday’s loss to the Clippers. According to ESPN, the incident began when a longtime Laker fan and season ticket holder told Blake, “you need to knock down some open shots.” If I ran the NBA this fan would be forced to beat Steve Blake in a three-point shooting contest in order...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was fined $25,000 on Tuesday for berating a fan during Friday’s game against the Clippers. Both parties met on Tuesday to patch things up, and we also learned that the fan whom Blake cussed out is Lance Jackson, the son of L.A. Gear chairman Steve Jackson. Blake was starting for the injured Steve Nash and had just 8 points on 2-for-6 shooting...
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