Wizards forward Morris fined for inappropriate comments

NBA.com Global on Apr 09, 2018 05:58 AM
Wizards forward Morris fined for inappropriate comments
FILE - PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 24: Markieff Morris #5 of the Washington Wizards goes for the dunk during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on February 24, 2017 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA press release

NEW YORK - Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris has been fined $15,000 for directing inappropriate comments toward a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident coincided with Morris’ ejection for receiving his second technical foul with 4:11 remaining in the first quarter of the Wizards’ 103-97 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Apr. 6 (Apr. 7, PHL time) at Capital One Arena.

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