Curry fined $50K.
The NBA has fined Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry $50,000 for "throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a game official" during the Warriors 101-111 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies over the weekend.
Additionally, the NBA has fined Curry's teammate Andre Iguodala $15,000 for verbally abusing a game official during the incident. Kevin Durant was ejected from the game as well after going off on an official, though he was not fined. Neither player will face suspension.
In case you missed it, check out the mouthpiece toss that cost Steph $50K below.
Steph Curry gets ejected after throwing his mouthpiece at the ref pic.twitter.com/aY7jcKPtCq— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) October 22, 2017
The league statement regarding the matter reads,
"Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident, for which Curry was ejected, occurred with 43.6 seconds remaining in the 4th quarter of the Warriors' 111-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, Oct. 21 at FedEx Forum.
As part of the same incident, Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been fined $15,000 for verbally abusing a game official during the incident."
The Golden State Warriors, now 1-2 on the season, will be back in action tonight against the Mavericks in Dallas.
Steph Curry fined $50K by the NBA for his mouthguard toss. pic.twitter.com/YEjYUn1b34— The Crossover (@TheCrossover) October 23, 2017
Steph Curry is officially the only player in the damn league who could throw something at a fan & then a ref and serve 0 games suspended.— nick wright (@getnickwright) October 23, 2017
Steph Curry on his mouthguard throw a couple days later, still waiting on word from the league pic.twitter.com/PwuQJEmvfG— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) October 23, 2017
Is the NBA really not going to suspend Steph Curry for throwing his mouthpiece near the direction of a ref? That would be awful.— Mark Gunnels (@MarkAGunnels) October 23, 2017
Mouthpiece Tossing Fines:— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 23, 2017
2014 -- Enes Kanter, $25K
2016 -- DeMarcus Cousins, $25K
2016 -- Steph Curry, $25K
2017 -- Steph Curry, $50K
No game suspension for Steph Curry, who was fined $25k when he threw his mouthpiece during the 2016 Finals. NBA ready to see this habit end.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) October 23, 2017
Steph Curry taking a shot with the ball and his phone pic.twitter.com/b26g8GvXg3— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) October 23, 2017