Stephen Jackson fined $50K
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Bobcats guard Stephen Jackson became the latest target of the NBA's crackdown on behavior when he was fined $50,000 on Saturday for verbally abusing the referees after a loss to Detroit a night earlier.
A defiant Jackson called the punishment undeserved and is considering an appeal.
"Everybody should be shocked -- $50,000?" Jackson said. "If you all saw what happened, $50,000, that's a lot of money. But welcome to the life of Stephen Jackson."
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