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Nick Nurse Got Fined $50K By The NBA For Chucking His Mask Away & Swearing After A Game

The coach has taken the L in more ways than one.
Nick Nurse Has To Shell Out $50K After Swearing And Chucking His Mask

An angry outburst at the end of the Raptors' last game has cost coach Nick Nurse a hefty chunk of change.

Frustrated by the team's 115-112 loss against the Utah Jazz on Friday night, Nurse broke NBA rules by tearing off his mask and swearing at officials.

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As a result, the NBA announced on Sunday the Toronto Raptors coach had been fined $50,000.

As the buzzer expired and Pascal Siakam's three-pointer bounced off the rim and out, Nurse ripped his mask off, chucked it towards the empty stands, and started yelling profanities at the referees.

It's not the first time this season Nurse has been in trouble with NBA officials, after he got ejected in a February game against the Grizzlies.

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