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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott and Boston Celtics forward Chris Wilcox were fined $25,000 apiece by the NBA on Sunday for separate incidents. Scott was fined for public criticism of officiating following Cleveland's loss to the Timberwolves in Minnesota on Friday. The Cavs had nine free throw attempts in the game, and Minnesota had 35. "I'm trying to figure out a way to say this without getting fined," Scott said of the officiating. "It was that bad. It really was. It was that bad. I mean I understand we're playing in Minnesota, but 35-9, we went to the basket just as much as they did. I think we had 38 attempts in the paint to their 34, we get nine free throws, I think that speaks for itself." Wilcox received his fine for making an obscene gesture to fans during Friday's game against the 76ers. It occurred during a timeout with 8:47 remaining in the fourth quarter.
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The NBA has announced a $25,000 fine for Chris Wilcox “for making an obscene gesture directed toward fans during a game.”
While the league didn’t say what the specific incident was… I’m pretty sure this is what did it:
Kiss cam ends with Chris Wilcox flipping off the camera man when he and Jared Sullinger put on board.
— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) December 8, 2012...
#celtics forward Chris Wilcox fined $25,000 for obscene gesture during timeout in Friday's loss to #sixers. Much more to this storyabout 3 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburn Apparently the #sixers Kiss Cam zeroed in on Wilcox and Jared Sullinger and Wilcox put up his hand to block the camera. Some claim it wasabout 3 hours ago...
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for comments about the officiating following his team’s loss at Minnesota on Friday.
The Cavs attempted a mere nine free throws in the 91-73 defeat, while the Timberwolves managed 35 attempts.
“I’m trying to figure out a way to say this without getting fined: It was that bad, it really was,” Scott...
Most NBA arenas feature a “kiss cam” on the big screen. One of the moments that often causes the arena to burst into a fit of giggles is when the cam features two members of the opposing team. Celtics Chris Wilcox didn’t find it that amusing when the Celts faced off agains the Sixers. The [...]
It all starts so innocently. In a running gag at several NBA arenas, and a near-nightly event at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, the video board begins showing happy-looking couples on the “Kiss Cam” as some classic love ditty plays over the loudspeakers, in an attempt to get the fans to kiss.
The routine is predictable. Start with a safe-looking couple to get a quick...
So Chris Wilcox was just fined $25,000 for an "obscene gesture" that he gave the fans in Philly on Friday night. Per Sam Amick's twitter.
Boston's Chris Wilcox fined $25K for "making an obscene gesture directed toward fans during a game.."in Celts' 95-94 loss to 76ers on Fri.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) December 9, 2012
But the hilarious part of...
Cavaliers head coach, Byron Scott, has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating following a 91-73 loss in Minnesota Friday. The Timberwolves attempted 35 FT’s to the Cavs’ 9.
Byron Scott fined by NBA $25,000 for comments criticizing officiating in 91-73 loss in Minnesota Friday.
— Joan Niesen (@JoanNiesen) December 9, 2012
Off the court entertainment usually features a “kiss cam” on the big screen. This time many fans burst into giggles, as the cam featured two members of the opposing team. As the Boston Celtics faced off against the Sixers there was one player who did not find it funny, Chris Wilcox.
The Kiss cam panned to Wilcox and teammate, Jared Sullinger. Instead of bushing it off,...
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Boston Celtics power forward Chris Wilcox flipped off the “Kiss Cam” in Friday’s 95-94 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers. In result, Wilcox was fined $25,000 due to his actions.
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Apparently the #sixers Kiss Cam zeroed in on Wilcox and Jared Sullinger and Wilcox put up his hand to block the camera. Some claim...
If you’ve been to a NBA game, you know how Kiss Cam works. The camera pans around the arena stopping at presumably random couples encouraging them to kiss. The ordeal usually ends with the camera ending up on two players on the opposing team’s bench and the crowd is entertained while the two players either attempt to ignore the camera and have a chuckle about it themselves.
Bryon Scott and Chris Wilcox have been fined by the NBA.
Kyrie Irving has been out for three weeks with a fractured index finger on his left hand, and was cleared for full contact on Monday and coach Byron Scott said he plans on starting the second year point guard when the Cavs take on the Los Angeles Lakers. While Irving [...]
Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio tweeted that Cavaliers coach Byron Scott is hopefull both guards Dion Waiters and Kyrie Irving will return to action Tuesday against the Lakers.
Waiters has been day to day with ankle injury, missing the Cavs last 3 games.
Irving has been out since November 21 and a Tuesday return would bring the Cavs star back almost two weeks ahead of schedule.
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