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Jimmy Butler, Heat each fined US$15,000 for obscene gesture

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Jimmy Butler missed Game 5 of the Miami Heat's first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks with knee inflammation. Butler celebrated a Max Strus 3 by, uh, thrusting on the sideline. The NBA fined Butler $15,000 for "making an obscene gesture" The Heat were also fined for posting a GIF of the gesture on social media.
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Jimmy Butler, Heat each fined US$15,000 for obscene gesture

The NBA fined Miami's Jimmy Butler US$15,000 for making what it described as an obscene gesture during the team's series-clinching win on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Jimmy Butler, Heat Each Fined $15,000 For Obscene Gesture

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA fined Miami’s Jimmy Butler $15,000 for making what it described as an obscene gesture during the team’s series-clinching win on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks.The Heat were also fined $15,000 for turning a video of the gesture into a social media post. The league announced both fines Thursday.Butler did not play in Tuesday’s 97-94 victory, watching the game from the bench because of knee soreness. He made the gesture a fe…

4 months ago·United States
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Jimmy Butler, Heat each fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

The NBA fined Miami’s Jimmy Butler $15,000 for making what it described as an obscene gesture during the team’s playoff game on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat were

4 months ago·United States
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Butler cops fine for 'obscene' gesture

The NBA fined Miami's Jimmy Butler for making what it described as an obscene gesture during the team's series-clinching win on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks.

4 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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Jimmy Butler fined $15K by NBA for 'obscene gesture' on bench; Heat fined for posting it on social media

Butler had his fun, but it'll cost him (and his team)

4 months ago·United States
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Jimmy Butler, Heat each fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA fined Miami’s Jimmy Butler $15,000 for making what it described as an obscene gesture during the team’s playoff game on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat were also fined $15,000 for turning a video of the gesture into a social media post. The league announced both fines Thursday. The social media post has since been deleted from the team account. Butler did not play in the victory over the Hawks. He watched from th…

4 months ago
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