Blazers' Nate McMillan fined $35,000

Updated: April 18, 2011, 5:40 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Portland Trail Blazers coach Nate McMillan was fined $35,000 for public comments on the officiating after Saturday's Game 1 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the NBA announced Monday.

During his postgame press conference, McMillan questioned why there was such a large free throw disparity in Dallas' favor. The Mavericks shot 29 free throws, compared to 13 for the Trail Blazers. Dallas had a 19-2 edge in free throws during the fourth quarter, when Dirk Nowitzki was 13-of-13 from the ...

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