NBA individual trophy contenders Embiid and Jenkins fined for criticizing judges

MOSCOW, 26 April – Philadelphia Philly center Joel Embiid has been fined $15,000 for publicly criticizing umpires after Game 4 of the NBA’s first-round playoff series against Toronto, according to the league’s official website.
On Saturday, “Toronto” beat “Philadelphia” with a score of 110:102. The score in the series to four wins was 3-1 in favor of Philadelphia. After the match, Embiid sarcastically expressed his dissatisfaction, first applauding the judges and then stating that he “admired” the work they had done.
Memphis head coach Taylor Jenkins was also fined $15,000 for public criticism of refereeing after losing to the Minnesota in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series (118:119, 2-2 in the series).
Earlier it was reported that Embiid and Jenkins were among the contenders for the MVP and MVP regular season prizes, which will be awarded in June after the playoffs.



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