Iverson fined $25,000 for postgame rant against Javie

Updated: January 7, 2007, 3:02 PM ET
Associated Press


NEW YORK -- Allen Iverson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Friday for his remarks about referee Steve Javie after Denver's loss Tuesday to Philadelphia.

Iverson was ejected late in that game, his first against his former team, after picking up his second technical foul with 1:44 remaining. The NBA penalized Iverson for "verbal abuse of a game official" and for postgame criticism of an official.

Iverson was critical of Javie's officiating after the game.

"I thought ...

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