Warriors' Green fined $25K for criticizing refs

From ESPN - January 8, 2018

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was fined $25,000 on Monday for criticizing the league's officiating.

Green told The Athletic on Saturday that ongoing friction between the NBA's officials and players is "ruining the game."

He made the comments following the Warriors' 121-105 win over the LA Clippers on Saturday, Jan. 6 at Staples Center. Green had picked up his 11th technical foul of the season in that game.

He told the Athletic that officials are making things personal and the problem is one of the No. 1 issues that needs to be solved by the league.

"It's bad," Green said. "It's horrible. It's really bad. I do not know why it is. But I think it's ridiculous. It's ruining the game. ... It should be one of, if not the main priority, to be solved. It definitely should."


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