2019-20 NBA Coach’s Challenge Reviews

Coach’s Challenge reviewsThe Coach’s Challenge, which has been implemented on a one-year trial basis for the 2019-20 NBA season, allows a head coach to trigger one instant replay review per game of a (1) called foul, (2) called out-of-bounds violation or (3) called goaltending or basket inte…Read More

2019-20 NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Reports

Below is the league’s assessment of officiated events that occurred in the last two minutes of games that were at or within three points during any point in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter (and overtime, where applicable).…Read More

Boston’s Smart Fined

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2019 – Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

NBA Fines LA Clippers

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2019 – The following statement has been issued by the NBA regarding the LA Clippers and the playing status of forward Kawhi Leonard: “Following additional review of the LA Clippers not playing Kawhi Leonard in last night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, the NBA has conf…Read More

Atlanta Hawks’ John Collins Suspended 25 Games

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2019 – John Collins of the Atlanta Hawks has been suspended without pay for twenty-five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide-2 (GHRP-2), it was announced today by the NBA.…Read More

Cavaliers’ Kevin Porter Jr. Suspended

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2019 – Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kevin Porter Jr. has been suspended one game without pay for improperly making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Pistons’ Markieff Morris Fined

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2019 – Detroit Pistons forward Markieff Morris has been fined $35,000 for directing inappropriate and offensive language toward a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More