Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Thursday, a day after he used the mouth of a young fan after he was knocked out of the team’s play-in loss. before the Atlanta Hawks host.
The incident occurred after Bridges was whistled for a goal call midway through the fourth half and shortly after game official James Williams, who called two quick technicals on him.
As Bridges left the field and went to Charlotte’s locker room, a Hawks fan yelled at him, causing him to turn around and throw his mouthpiece, hitting another fan standing nearby around her shoulder. that. The girl he hit was 16 years old, she told the Charlotte Observer.
Bridges said after the Hornets’ 132-103 loss: “I was aiming for the guy who was yelling at me and he hit a little girl. “So that’s definitely unacceptable on my part and I take full responsibility. … It doesn’t sit right with me. You’ve been around me; I didn’t act like that or never broke out like that.
“So that was definitely wrong, a lot of emotions and hopefully I can get in touch with the young lady and sincerely apologize to her and do something nice for her, but that’s for sure.” is in me.”
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/33739354/charlotte-hornets-miles-bridges-fined-50k-throwing-mouthpiece-stands Charlotte Hornets’ Miles Bridges fined $50K for throwing a loudspeaker into the stands