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Masai Ujiri fined $25,000 US by NBA for obscenity

The NBA on Monday fined Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for using profanity in a public place, at a pre-game rally before the series opener.
Masai Ujiri quickly apologized after his outburst prior to Game 1. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

The NBA has fined Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for using profanity in a public place.

Ujiri was speaking at a public rally Saturday before the Raptors hosted the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of their first round playoff series when he used an expletive. He later apologized.

The NBA announced the penalty Monday night, a day before the Raptors host the Nets in Game 2.

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