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During last night's Thunder/Mavericks affair, Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle were not too pleased with his team's defensive effort.After a breakaway slam by Russell Westbrook, Carlisle kicked the ball and sent it flying into the stands. Keep an eye on the fans underneath the basketball as it hits a couple of them:
Rick Carlisle's night ended just a little bit early Wednesday evening.
Carlisle was received his second technical foul of the game with 9:34 left in the 4th quarter of the Dallas MavericksOklahoma City Thunder game after kicking the ball into the stands into the first few rows of seats beneath the basket.
Oklahoma City guard James Harden had just stolen the ball from Mavericks...
"I want to apologize to our franchise, Mark, our fans," said Carlisle, who walked over to the baseline to apologize to fans in the area -- including a young boy -- where the ball landed before leaving the court to a standing ovation. "The incident where the ball got kicked into the stands -- that can't happen. My intent was not to kick it into the stands, I was...
Frustration boiled over for Rick Carlisle on Wednesday night during a Mavericks loss to the Thunder. Having already received a technical earlier in the game, Carlisle became upset with a no-call on a steal play. When Russell Westbrook dunked the ball on the other end of the floor, it went bouncing toward Carlisle. The Mavs coach then booted it, and it went off the side of his foot...
Dallas Mavericks head coach, Rick Carlisle was ejected from the Mavs – Thunder game last night after he kicked the basketball in to the crowd, and the ball hit a fan or two in the face.
Carlisle apologized after the game, and said he was trying to kick the ball to the referee. The Thunder beat the Mavs, 95-86. Mavs forward Shawn Marion...
NEW YORK, Feb. 3- Dallas Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle was fined by the NBA Friday for kicking the ball into the stands during a game.Carlisle was knocked $35,000 for what almost felt like a comedy of errors after he allegedly aimed the ball at a referee, missed and hit a little boy in the audience.
Dallas Mavericks outspoken owner Mark Cuban was not pleased with the officiating during Wednesday's 95-86 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Cuban boiled over after coach Rick Carlisle was ejected after kicking the ball into the stands.
"Look, I haven't said a whole lot about the officiating in a long, long time, but I haven't seen it this bad in a long, long time...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle have been fined by the NBA after they became upset with the officiating during a 95-86 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Carlisle was fined $35,000 for kicking a ball into the stands with 9:34 left in the fourth quarter. He was ejected and apologized to Cuban and the fans right after the game. He said: ''The incident...
What else is new Mark Cuban is running his mouth against. After the Dallas Mavericks 88-95 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder last night Cuban was upset with the officials. After the game he took the time to call them out.
Cuban who has been fined tons of time will have to be prepared to get out his checkout book after his latest comments about officials.
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Rick Carlisle still keeps close tabs on his previous team, and the Dallas Mavericks coach thinks the Indiana Pacers are legitimate contenders.
The Pacers go for a season-high fourth straight victory Friday night when they look to win in Dallas for the first time in eight seasons.
Carlisle's stint with Indiana (15-6) from 2003-07 included a 61-win campaign his first season....
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle have been fined by the NBA after they became upset with the officiating during a 95-86 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Carlisle was fined $35,000 for kicking a ball into the stands with 9:34 left in the fourth quarter. He was ejected and apologized to Cuban and the fans right after the game.
NBA fines Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, coach Rick Carlisle combined $110,000
The much-improved Pacers will shoot for a season-high fourth straight win Friday when they visit Big D to take on their former coach, Rick Carlisle, and the reigning NBA champion Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and head coach Rick Carlisle were each fined by the NBA on Friday.