Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center left, and forward JaMychal Green, center right, celebrate with teammates after an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 95-92. Brandon Dill AP Photo
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center left, and forward JaMychal Green, center right, celebrate with teammates after an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 95-92. Brandon Dill AP Photo

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Grizzlies' Gasol fined for profanity during TV interview

The Associated Press

December 06, 2017 02:10 PM

UPDATED December 06, 2017 02:11 PM

NEW YORK

Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for using a profanity during a live television interview.

The NBA announced the fine Wednesday.

Gasol cursed during the interview after Memphis snapped an 11-game skid Monday night with a 95-92 win over Minnesota. It was the Grizzlies' first win since Nov. 7.

The center scored 21 points in the win, which ended an ugly stretch where Memphis fired coach David Fizdale on Nov. 27.

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