76ers' Embiid fined for criticism of officiating

NBA.com Global on Feb 14, 2019 07:40 AM
76ers' Embiid fined for criticism of officiating
FILE - PHILADELPHIA,PA - NOVEMBER 1 : Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers gives high-fives to fans after the win against the Atlanta Hawks at Wells Fargo Center on October 25,2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA press release

NEW YORK -- Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating, which included the use of inappropriate language, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Embiid made his comments to the media following the 76ers’ 112-109 loss to the Boston Celtics on Feb. 12 (Feb. 13, PHL time) at Wells Fargo Center.

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