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Belinelli fined $15K for obscene gesture against Nets

Associated Press

5/6/2013 9:35:33 PM

NEW YORK -- Chicago Bulls guard Marco Belinelli has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture in the fourth quarter of a 99-93 victory at Brooklyn in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.

The league announced the penalty on Monday.

Belinelli made the gesture as he made his way back down the court after connecting on a 3-pointer that gave Chicago a 91-81 lead with 4:52 left in Saturday night's game.