LeBron James was fined $ 15,000 on Friday for making an obscene gesture, and the NBA also warned him to refrain from profane language.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar He made the gesture after throwing a pitch near the end of the game that his team beat Indiana 124-116 on the road in overtime on Wednesday night.
James did not play the night before in New York where The Lakers were defeated because a game was suspended because he hit Detroit pivot Isaiah Stewart in the face on Sunday., and drew blood.
James used profanity in his post-match interview against Indiana in which he had addressed the suspension issue.
Also on Friday, The NBA fined Portland’s Robert Covington $ 15,000 for throwing his mask at a referee on Wednesday.
He was called a technical foul and was sent off for that action 49 seconds after the end of the second period of the game in which the Trail Blazers succumbed 125-121 of visitors in Sacramento.