Watch CBS News

NBA fines Miami Heat $25,000 for violating 'bench decorum'

MIAMI  - The NBA announced Saturday that it has fined the Miami Heat $25,000 for "violating league rules regarding team bench decorum."

"On multiple occasions, several players stood for an extended period in Miami's team bench area, stood away from the team bench, and were on, encroaching upon or entering the playing court during live game action in the Heat's 111-103 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 27 at TD Garden," the league said in a statement.

The Heat will host the Celtics in a decisive Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night.

EMERGENCY COMPONENT - LOCAL

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.