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NBA: Grizzlies coach Jenkins, Sixers’ Embiid fined over ref abuse


Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies talks with head coach Taylor Jenkins while playing the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena on February 10, 2022 in Detroit, Michigan.

FILE–Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies talks with head coach Taylor Jenkins. Gregory Shamus/Getty Photographs/AFP 

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins was slapped with a $15,000 superb on Monday after slamming officers following his workforce’s playoff defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA league operations chief Byron Spruell confirmed the superb in a quick assertion following Jenkins’ rant in opposition to the officiating crew in recreation 4 on Saturday.

Jenkins let rip after Minnesota tied the collection with Memphis at 2-2 with a 119-118 victory.

Grizzlies coach Jenkins described the sport as “probably the most poorly officiated video games I’ve ever seen in my NBA profession.”

“I’m at all times going to look within the mirror and say: How will we play higher, how will we coach higher? However, I’m perplexed,” Jenkins mentioned after the defeat.

“I’m not going to go as far to say that’s the rationale that we misplaced, however I’m going to let it’s recognized that’s tousled.

“From the get-go it was foul, foul, foul, foul, foul, inconsistency… I’ve by no means seen a extra inconsistent, conceited, officiated recreation.”

The league additionally introduced a $15,000 superb in opposition to Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid on Monday.

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Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers. Cole Burston/Getty Photographs/AFP

Embiid took intention at recreation officers following the Sixers’ 110-102 loss to the Toronto Raptors in recreation 4 on Saturday.

The Cameroon star clapped officers, apparently sarcastically, following the Sixers loss.

He later remarked: “I like the job that they did as we speak. To me, it felt like that they had one job coming in right here tonight they usually received it performed. So congrats to them.”

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