Raptors' Masai Ujiri fined $35,000 for approaching scorer's table, directing inappropriate remarks at official

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri has actually been struck with a $35,00 fine by the NBA for his actions throughout Toronto’s 112-109 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday, the league formally revealed on Wednesday. During the video game, Ujiri approached the scorer’s table, which isn’t enabled. He likewise had some option words for an authorities, which is likewise on the league’s no-no list. 

Here’s the main statement from the NBA: 

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri has actually been fined $35,000 for approaching the scorer’s table and directing unsuitable remarks towards a video game authorities, it was revealed by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. The occurrence took place throughout the Raptors’ 112-109 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday, Oct. 22 at FTX Arena.   

Ujiri’s fine wasn’t the only penalty coming from that contest in between the Raptors and Heat. Heat forward Caleb Martin was suspended for one video game and Raptors center Christian Koloko was fined $15,000 after the set was associated with a scuffle that led to them both getting ejected from the contest in the 3rd quarter. Heat forward Nikola Jovic was likewise suspended for one video game for leaving the bench location throughout the run-in. 

The Raptors and Heat have actually currently taken on versus each other two times this season, and it will not be long prior to they provide it another go. The 2 groups will reunite on Nov. 16 in Toronto. 

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