Shawn Marion Fined $25,000 For Referee Criticism

Shawn MarionDallas Mavericks Small-Forward Shawn Marion has been fined $25,000 for his recent comments about the referees, announced vice president of operations Stu Jackson.

After losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime, Marion said that “it’s hard to beat anybody when you’re playing five on eight.” Thunder Small-Forward Kevin Durant shot 21 free-throws (and made all of them) en route to a career high 52 points for Durant.

Marion is averaging 10.4 points and has his highest rebounding total since the 08-09 season with 8.1 rebounds a game.

(Via NBA)


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