Tristan Thompson fined $15k by NBA for swearing at fans | NBA News |

Cleveland Cavaliers centre Tristan Thompson has been fined $15k (£11,700) for swearing at fans after Monday’s victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

The NBA announced on Thursday it would be fining the player for the middle-finger gesture made towards hecklers at the end of the Cavs’ 99-97 victory at the Barclays Center.

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Tristan Thompson fined $15k by NBA for swearing at fans | NBA News |

During the game, Thompson scored 19 points, had 14 rebounds and successfully defended Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie’s three-point attempt to win the game at the buzzer.

Cleveland are 5-19 for the season and sit 13th in the Eastern Conference. They face the Sacramento Kings in the early hours on Friday morning.

Tristan Thompson fined $15k by NBA for swearing at fans | NBA News |

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Highlights of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ clash with the Brooklyn Nets in Week 8 of the NBA.

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