Stern warns coaches to quit griping

Updated: April 23, 2010, 2:06 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- As entertaining of a matchup Game 3 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder's first-round playoff series was, NBA commissioner David Stern made sure there was one more compelling battle Thursday night.

Stern, on hand at the Ford Center to witness the first NBA playoff game in the history of Oklahoma, was asked by reporters before the game about the two $35,000 fines Lakers coach Phil Jackson has received in the past two weeks, and the commissioner held nothing ...

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