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Cavs’ Tristan Thompson fined $15,000 for ‘gesture’ toward fan

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Just starting Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson (13) drives past Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)Cleveland center Tristan Thompson has been fined $15,000 for his “inappropriate gesture” toward a fan after the Cavaliers’ 99-97 victory over the Nets in Brooklyn, the NBA said Thursday.Thompson raised his middle finger toward hecklers Monday as he left the court immediately after the final buzzer.ADVERTISEMENT He had scored 19 points and 14 rebounds, and denied Spencer Dinwiddie’s attempt at a potential game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer.“Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson has been fined $15,000 for making an inappropriate gesture toward a spectator,” the league said in a statement from Kiki VanDeWeghe, executive vice president of basketball operations.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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 award After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more