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NBA fines Erik Spoelstra $25,000

Updated: May 25, 2012, 9:31 PM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra can kiss his bonus for advancing to the next round of the playoffs goodbye. The NBA fined Spoelstra $25,000 on Friday for making public comments about officiating.

Before the Heat's Game 6 victory to close out the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, Spoelstra said league officials had been ignoring a series of hits to the head against LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in the series.

Spoelstra had a prepared statement ready as an answer to the league ...

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