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LeBron James Fined $15,000 For Obscene Gesture

It comes just after he was suspended for an altercation.

NBA superstar LeBron James on Friday (Nov. 26) was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture, and warned by the league about using profane language, according to ESPN.

The NBA superstar made the gesture Wednesday (November 24) after scoring a late shot in the Lakers’ 124-116 overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers. The latest league infraction comes after James missed a game at New York while serving a suspension for hitting Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart in the face.

RELATED: UPDATE: LeBron James Gets First-Ever Suspension For On-Court Confrontation With Isaiah Stewart

After the victory over the Pacers, James used profanity in an interview with the sports news network.

Additionally, the NBA also fined Portland’s Robert Covington $15,000 for throwing his facemask at a referee on Wednesday. He was given a technical foul and ejected for the action, which came with 49 seconds left in the second quarter.

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