Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers fined for using profanity toward fan

By The Sports Xchange  |  Dec. 2, 2017 at 9:38 PM
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers was fined $25,000 by the NBA Saturday for directing inappropriate comments towards a fan.

The incident occurred Thursday at the Staples Center with 3:14 remaining in the Clippers' 126-107 loss to the Utah Jazz.

Rivers told a fan to "shut the (expletive) up" during the game.

"I definitely shouldn't have said anything," Rivers said before Friday's practice in Dallas. "This is the message I want to say. This is the message I want to say. I'm sorry for using profanity, but I was sticking up for my teammate, bottom line."

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