Kleiza fined for verbal abuse

Updated: March 24, 2009, 7:02 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Linas Kleiza of the Denver Nuggets has been fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of officials after a game in Denver on Friday.

The NBA announced the fine Tuesday but didn't disclose what Kleiza said to the officials.

The Nuggets beat the Washington Wizards 116-105 in that game.

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