Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $25,000 for directing an obscenity at a Cavaliers fan during their game on Monday, NBA president of operations Byron Spruell announced.
The incident occurred with 4:19 left in the second quarter of the Cavs’ 114-107 win. (Related Dribbles.)
You can watch a recording of the incident below. Warning, the language is strong.
“Got y’all a championship and motherf**kers still ungrateful”
Kyrie to a Cavs fan heckling him.
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Irving is only eligible to participate in road games this season because of New York City’s vaccine mandate. Following the loss to the Cavs, he reiterated that he has no intention to get vaccinated.
Irving, 29, is 6-foot-2 and averaging 22.0 points, 5.4 assists and 5.0 rebounds in five appearances this season.