Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson fined $15K for flipping off Nets fans

Tristan Thompson fined $15k by NBA for swearing at fans | NBA News Tristan Thompson flipped off heckling Nets fans after Cavs' road win
Andrew Wong | 08 December, 2018, 23:12

The fine comes after TMZ shared a video of the basketball star giving the finger to court side spectators at the Brooklyn Nets' Barclays Center in NYC.

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According to the release, the incident occured at the end of the Cavaliers' 99-97 victory over the Brooklyn Nights on December 3.

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Altria is also in talks to take a minority stake of between 20 percent and 40 percent in Juul, sources told Reuters last month. Several U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use, but pot remains illegal under federal law.

Cleveland center Tristan Thompson has been fined $15,000 for his "inappropriate gesture" toward a fan after the Cavaliers' 99-97 victory over the Nets in Brooklyn, the National Basketball Association said Thursday. It's unclear exactly what warranted the reaction, but the gesture will cost Thompson $15K all the same. Thompson joins Kevin Durant and Patrick Beverly as the latest player to be docked for inappropriate interactions with fans.

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon
The far side is believed to have a thicker crust and is pockmarked by relatively more and deeper craters than the near side. To overcome that, a satellite was blasted into the moon's orbit in May, to act as a link between the lander and Earth.

Thompson tallied 19 points and 14 rebounds to power the Cavs and successfully defended against Spencer Dinwiddie's 3-point attempt to win the game for the Nets at the buzzer.

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