Clippers' Patrick Beverley fined $25K for verbal abuse in Game 2 loss

The NBA has fined LA Clippers guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for verbal abuse of an official during the team's Game 2 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

Kiki VanDeWeghe, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, made the announcement Monday.


The incident occurred when Beverley was ejected after picking up a pair of technical fouls late in the fourth quarter. Beverley was agitated after getting called for the first technical and motioned Clippers coach Doc Rivers to challenge. Beverley continued to complain and was called for a second technical.

The Clippers lead the Western Conference second-round playoff series 2-1 after beating Denver 113-107 in Game 3 Monday.

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