Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler was fined $25,000 for failing to attend an official media interview.
ESPN, an American sports media outlet, reported on the 24th (Korean time) that the NBA Secretariat imposed a fine of $25,000 (about 33 million won) on Butler for violating league interview rules.
The NBA said Butler did not attend an official media interview after a 128-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the 2022-2023 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4 wins out of 7) held at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida on the 22nd. Explain why the fine was imposed.
At that time,스포츠토토 Miami defeated Boston and gained an advantage in advancing to the championship game with three consecutive wins. However, Butler did not respond to the official media interview as he scored 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists that day.
Miami lost to Boston 99-116 in the fourth game on the 24th, bringing the series record to 3 wins and 1 loss.