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The league office dropped the fine hammer on Byron Scott Sunday afternoon. He was issued a $25,000 fine for complaining about referees.
Byron Scott complained about the officiating after Friday night's loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves. As a result, the league office fined him $25,000. Byron probably had a decent point, as the T-Wolves shot 35 free throws to the Cavaliers' 9 free throws. Regardless, that's a pretty steep price to pay. Here's the full NBA.com press release:
Officiating in Cavs games hasn't been great this year and Byron Scott mildly mentions it whenever a reporter asks him about it. I have a feeling we'll be getting a lot more "no comment" answers after he signs this check.