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May 9, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri during the press conference naming him NBA executive of the year at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Fined $25,000 by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has been fined $25,000 by NBA commissioner Adam Silver for his use of the F word during Saturday afternoon outside the Air Canada Centre, at the Maple Leafs Square (Red Square) before a gathering of Raptors fans at the team’s first postseason game.

As reported by Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today Sports.

Masai Ujiri quickly apologized after the incident, in a media scrum during halftime of the Raptors 94-87 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.

Originally, it was reported that Adam Silver would not fine Masai Ujiri, but instead had given him a formal warning and the two parties talked through the situation. But the commissioner has since changed his stance.

 

If you have not yet seen the footage mentioned above, the video is posted below:

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