Clippers’ Austin Rivers fined $25,000 for outburst at fan

first_imgLos Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers, left, handles the ball as Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)NEW YORK — Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers has been fined $25,000 for a verbal outburst toward a fan during a loss to the Utah Jazz.The NBA announced the fine Saturday. It stems from an exchange that came with 3 minutes, 14 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 126-107 loss on Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Rivers says he was coming to the defense of Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, who was being heckled.Rivers said the next day he “definitely shouldn’t have said anything.” He added that he’s “sorry for using profanity” but was “sticking up for my teammate, bottom line.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIEScenter_img It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Cavaliers say they’ve had positive communication with Rose OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ 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 awardlast_img read more