NBA star Kevin Durant fined $25k for harsh words to heckler

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college A cell phone video of the confrontation obtained by TMZ Sports showed Durant walking to the spectator’s courtside seat behind a basket and say: “Watch the … game and shut the … up.”The move came after Durant had been taunted with the word “cupcake” from the start of the contest.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe term has been thrown at Durant as an insult since he departed Oklahoma City for Golden State in 2016 and an ex-Thunder teammate posted on social media a photo of cupcakes.Durant won his first two NBA titles with the Warriors in the past two seasons, combining with fellow stars Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to form a powerful lineup. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Pacquiao, Roach clash over reunion team up View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img LATEST STORIES MOST READ In this file photo, Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors gets tangled up with Vince Carter #15 of the Atlanta Hawks at ORACLE Arena on November 13, 2018, in Oakland, California. AFPNEW YORK, United States – Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for an obscenity-laced response to a heckler during a loss Saturday at Dallas.The violation, technically, for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, took place with 61 seconds remaining in the first quarter of the Mavericks’ 112-109 victory over the reigning NBA champions.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? But the Warriors have struggled so far this season, losing three games in a row to fall to 12-6, out of the Western Conference lead behind Memphis, Portland and the Los Angeles Clippers. /cbbSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

Tottenham midfielder vows to keep feet on ground after recent award

first_img Dele Alli in action for MK Dons 1 Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has vowed to keep his feet on the ground after his January move to White Hart Lane and his most recent accolade.The 19-year-old joined Mauricio Pochettino’s side in January from MK Dons but was loaned back to the League One side to complete what was an already impressive season.It’s been at Stadium:MK where the teenager has burst onto the scene with 16 goals this season.The playmaker’s form has earned him the award of Football League Young Player of the Year but he is not letting the recent successes go to his talented head.“I’m not going to get too carried away,” he said. “I’m just going to keep working hard, keep my head down, be professional on and off the pitch and do as well as I can.”last_img