Nets assistant gets $10K fine for play interference

NBA

NEW YORK — Brooklyn assistant coach David Vanterpool was fined $10,000, and the Nets were penalized $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday after he interfered with play in a victory at Washington.

Vanterpool reached across the sideline and deflected a pass with 5:42 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Nets’ 119-118 victory on Wednesday. The Nets ended up coming up with the ball and were credited with a steal.

Washington’s Kyle Kuzma, who was charged with a turnover on the play, was livid and critical of the officials after the game. Referee Ben Taylor said none of the officials saw the deflection on the floor.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Rejuvenated Fowler seizing FedEx Cup berth
One punch, two lives altered: Inside story of Jets’ 2015 locker room fight
What you need to know ahead of the restaged 2022 World Junior Championships
Browns: Watson to start preseason opener
Boks recall Vermeulen in five changes to face NZ

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.