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Clippers' Matt Barnes fined for 'inappropriate language' toward fan
Clippers' Matt Barnes fined for 'inappropriate language' toward fan

Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for 'inappropriate language' toward a fan during the team's 120-100 win over the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 25, the league announced Tuesday. The incident apparently took place with 4 minutes and 28 seconds left in the second quarter at US Airways Center. It is unclear exactly what was said. Barnes took to Twitter to defend himself. Tweeted Barnes: "Another 25k! The part of the story the nba hasn't told you was my language wasnt directed at a fan, I was talkn to the owner of the Suns.... "Who was sitting on the baseline & I only said something to him AFTER he cussed at me, BUT because I didn't SNITCH I get fined!!...

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