LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Lakers forward LeBron James has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture during the team’s win against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.READ MORE: LAUSD To Require Surgical-Grade Masks For Students Beginning Monday
James, who was suspended one game by the league after he elbowed Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart on Sunday, which led to an on-court skirmish, sealed the win for Los Angeles with a three-point field goal in overtime.READ MORE: One Hit, Killed By Train In Pomona
The NBA has also warned James about using profane language. After the victory in Indiana, James used profanity during his post-game interview when talking about the one-game suspension.
The Lakers superstar is averaging 24.6 points, 6.1 assists and 5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles in nine games this season.MORE NEWS: Local Schools Forced To Adapt As Omicron Surge Continues
He has missed 11 games due to injuries, including an abdominal strain.