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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 15, 2010

NBA: Lakers' Jackson fined for criticizing officials

Associated Press

NEW YORK Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for criticizing officials earlier this week.

The fine announced Thursday was for comments Jackson made after the Lakers' win against Sacramento on Tuesday night.

It marked the second time this month Jackson was fined for criticizing game officials. He was was previously penalized the same amount for comments after a loss to San Antonio on April 4.