NBA: Lakers coach Walton fined $15K for in-game outburst

first_imgAs fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter “I just felt like I needed to stand up for my guys,” Walton said on Monday night. “What happened on the floor wasn’t right. My only concern is our guys in the locker room and our team.“If I feel like something’s not right, I’m going to stand up for our guys.” CBBSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Seven technical fouls called in the game — six of them against the Lakers.With 4:14 remaining in the first quarter, the ill-feeling spawned by the first Kings-Lakers meeting of the season re-emerged as Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins grabbed the arms of Lakers forward Julius Randle, causing him to fall.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliWalton, angry that no foul was called, strode to the center of the court and berated the officials as Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson tried to hold him back.Immediately after the game, Walton was unrepentant. Senators to proceed with review of VFA Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town EDITORS’ PICK Head coach Luke Walton of the Los Angeles Lakers gestures on the sideline in the first half against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena on October 28, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. AFPNEW YORK, United States — Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton has been fined $15,000 (14,280 euros) for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court promptly when he was tossed from Monday’s loss to the Sacramento Kings.The NBA announced the fine on Wednesday, two days after Walton was slapped with a double technical foul in the first quarter of the 116-92 defeat in Sacramento.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports PH among economies most vulnerable to virus View comments Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is expectant father We are young Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

NDP MP under the gun

first_imgTiar WilsonAPTN National NewsOPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Man.–Churchill NDP MP Niki Ashton is facing pressure from her First Nations constituents to break ranks with her party and side with the Conservative government on a vote to scrap the controversial gun registry.Ashton holds a key vote in the battle over the gun registry and pressure is mounting on the Manitoba MP who has gone to ground in the lead up to the House of Commons showdown excpected early as Wednesday.Many in the Churchill riding believe Ashton will suffer at the ballot box if she votes with her party on Bill C-391. Her First Nations constituents are pushing Ashton hard to vote for the Conservative bill to kill the controversial registry.“Our people that have lived off the land have been using our firearms to feed their families with hunting and hunting is one of our traditional sort of gatherings,” said Opaskwayak Cree Nation Chief Michael Constant, from who was packing for a hunting trip. “One of the things I’ve been doing as the leader of the community is reminding our local MP Niki Ashton on this issue.”Ashton had planned to announce her position on the registry Friday, but abrutly cancelled the press conference.Now, her own constituents can’t find her.“She’s been ignoring or not returning our calls on this issue,” said Constant.Stan McGillivary, who hunts, said he’s called Ashton’s office daily asking her to vote against the registry.“I would say 90 to 95 per cent of the people up here have a gun or have access to a gun to be able to go out and hunt and look after themselves that way,” said McGillivary. “Because of this gun registry I would have to register every long gun that I have and I fear that because not all of them are registered yet and I won’t be able to pass them down to my children or my grandchildren.Peter Mclaughlin, who owns Pete’s Pro Tackle in nearby The Pas, Man., said the majority of people in Ashton’s riding want the registry scrapped.“You cant stop guns being used for violence. people are violent people you know you cant blame the firearms themselves,” he [email protected]last_img read more