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Report: NBA Fines Cavaliers' Thompson For Flipping Bird At Nets Fans

December 06, 2018 - 11:48 am

NEW YORK (WFAN) -- Cavaliers star Tristan Thompson's one-finger salute to Brooklyn Nets fans on Monday night is reportedly costing him $15,000. 

According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, the NBA has fined the Cleveland big man for flipping the bird at fans at Barclays Center.

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Video obtained by TMZ shows Thompson guarding Spencer Dinwiddie on a 3-point attempt. After the missed shot, Thompson turned and stared down fans seated near the floor before giving the obscene gesture as he turned and walked away.

The Cavs won the game, 99-97.