NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) --
New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire
was fined $50,000 by the NBA Tuesday for using offensive and derogatory language in a Twitter message.
Stoudemire was reported to have sent an expletive and an anti-gay slur in a direct message to a fan who initially taunted him.
The fan then posted Stoudemire's reply on his account.
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