NBA fines Kobe Bryant $100,000 for 'offensive' comments
April 13th, 2011
06:25 PM ET

NBA fines Kobe Bryant $100,000 for 'offensive' comments

The National Basketball Association fined Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers $100,000 on Wednesday for "offensive and inexcusable" comments he made during Tuesday night's game, the league said in a statement.

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  1. addd

    This isn't newsworthy. But what do you expect from CNN?

    April 13, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Winston

    He called a ref a fa**ot.

    April 13, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. M Wells

    He mouth the words "fa_ott to the official who penalized him during the game last night. The camera was direct on his face and if you can lip read you can see what was said.

    April 13, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  4. TheLiterati

    I can understand that whatever slur Kobe uttered and was fined for saying should not get played up in the media over and over again. But as everyone else posting here has commented, there's absolutely zero context for this "story" when there is not one reference to what he actually SAID! #FAIL

    April 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  5. brian

    he said fu*king fa**ot to the ref after he got a technical

    April 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Memphis

    For those wondering what exactly happened, he was caught mouthing "f–king f-gg-t" after getting a tech foul. Hope t

    April 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Muizz

    To al of you who wonder why this article is short and precise.....that's the beauty of CNN lol

    April 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Justin J

    It was an anti gay slur to a ref

    April 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  9. calistar

    Thanks for the informative article, CNN!

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  10. reader

    Wow... Now how is something like this a standalone link?

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  11. tom

    He said: SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  12. mnjoe

    it was the gay f-bomb

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  13. listeningtothevoicesinmyhead

    What a lame a$$ news story. My 5 year old could have done better. And BTW, what's $100k to these overpaid losers?

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Kahele

    He left the court after getting a technical foul and yelled fa**ott (gay slur) at the referee. It was caught on camera during the live national broadcast.

    April 13, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  15. BREAKING NEWS

    THIS JUST IN: SOMETHING REALLY INTERESTING THAT WE AREN'T GOING TO ELABORATE ON. LESS AT 11.

    April 13, 2011 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • jross

      LOVE IT!!

      April 13, 2011 at 7:14 pm | Report abuse |
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