Video: DeMar DeRozan Fined $25,000 For Throwing Ball At Referee
San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $25,000 for stupidly throwing the basketball toward a game official and into the spectator stands.
The NBA announced that the fine was due to DeRozan “recklessly throwing the basketball toward a game official and into the spectator stands.”
The Nuggets had opened up a 110-92 lead. As DeRozan was driving to the bucket, Foster called him for an offensive charge. The 29-year-old was not happy and reacted by throwing the ball across the court in Foster’s direction before even regaining his balance.
DeRozan was then ejected with 5:01 remaining in the game and the Spurs on their way to a 117-103 loss to Denver.
“Frustration,” DeRozan said. “I thought it was a bad call.”
NBA players had enough of Scott Foster pic.twitter.com/xvzlzBJVlP
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) April 20, 2019