Kobe Bryant gets fined $100k for gay slur by NBA

FRESNO, California

After receiving a technical foul, Kobe stormed back to the bench where he shouted a homophobic slur toward Referee Bennie Adams. Bryant's reaction was caught on camera, on TNT's national telecast.

The NBA has fined Kobe $100 thousand. Commissioner David Stern called the former league MVP's actions 'offensive and inexcusable.'

Bryant is appealing the fine.

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