Montrezl Harrell Fined $25K for Yelling ‘Shut the F–k Up’ Toward Heckling Fan

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -  FEBRUARY 11: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers dunks the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 11, 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The NBA fined Los Angeles Clippers power forward Montrezl Harrell “for directing inappropriate language toward a fan,” according to Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune.

Harrell was caught by cameras telling a heckling fan to “shut the f–k up now” in the fourth quarter of the Clips’ 130-120 road loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday.

The moment occurred with 7:57 left in the game as T-Wolves guard Jeff Teague stepped to the line for a free throw. Harrell, who was on the low block, responded to a fan making remarks that were not caught on camera.

NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Kiki Vandeweghe announced the fine.


This article will be updated to provide more information soon.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

February 12, 2019 at 03:44PM

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