NBA Fines Nikola Vučević for Flipping the Bird on Wednesday Night

Well, we knew that this was coming, but it was still pretty darn funny in the moment. The NBA announced this morning that they’ve fined Vučević $15,000 for making an obscene gesture on the court during Wednesday night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.

If you missed Vooch flipping the bird in the first quarter of Wednesday’s loss to the Pelicans, we’ve got you covered, and this one ironically ties into a chunk of this morning’s bullets:

This one is good too:

But this one is more relevant now 😂:

Alright, that’s enough for now. Honestly, at $15,000 a pop, I’m sure Vooch could afford a few more fingers to flip around this season, especially if he keeps playing his way into another sizeable payday this summer.

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