May 6, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has fined Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil
Jackson $25,000 for his public criticisms of the referees following Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
The Lakers organization was also fined $25,000 Tuesday, the day after the team's 120-101 loss in Denver that evened the series.
Jackson was angry with the free throw discrepancy - Denver's 49
attempts were 14 more than the Lakers - and accused the Nuggets'
Dahntay Jones of a dirty play for tripping Kobe Bryant. Jackson was also upset by a flurry of fouls called against Luke Walton.
Game 5 is Wednesday in Los Angeles.
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