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Raptors GM Ujiri Again Fined By NBA For Expletive In Speech At Fan Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15

Raptors President of Basketball Operations & GM Masai Ujiri "was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive" on Saturday "when addressing fans before the Raptors' playoff opener" at Air Canada Centre, according to the AP. Ujiri on Saturday said, "People want...

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