UNDATED (www.incnow.tv) - The NBA on Sunday fined Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert $75,000 for "inappropriate and vulgar language".
During the postgame news conference following the Pacers' 91-77 win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Saturday night, Hibbert first used a homophobic slang term describing his defense on Miami's Lebron James and then a profanity when answering a question from a media member.
Hibbert on Sunday issued a statement apologizing for both remarks, saying they were "disrespectful and offensive".
The NBA announced the fine later in the day.
Indiana and Miami play Game 7 of the
What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.
© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.