Fonacier fined P20K for physical contact with referee; Tenorio, Ferrer fined 3K each for flopping

PBA Media Bureau

TNT was on the receiving end of heavy fines handed out by the PBA for semifinal games of the 2017 Philippine Cup. Aside from Larry Fonacier being fined P20,000 for physically contacting a game official, newly appointed head coach was similarly slapped a P20,000 fine for issuing statements detrimental to the league.

Complete list of fines:

TNT’s Larry Fonacier – P20,000 for physical contact with a referee plus P1,000 for disrespectfully addressing an official

TNT coach Nash Racela – P20,000 for issuing statements detrimental to the league plus P1,600 for entering the court

TNT team manager Virgil Villavicencio – P3,000 for disrespectful gesture of offering a game official a pair of glasses in a very sarcastic manner and P1,000 for entering the court

TNT assistant coach Josh Reyes – P1,600.00 for entering the court

TNT’s Ranidel de Ocampo – P1,000.00 for entering the court

TNT’s Kelly Williams – P1,000 for technical foul (verbal altercation with SMB’s Chris Ross)

SMB’s Chris Ross – 2,400 for technical foul, 3rd (verbal altercation with TNT’s Kelly Williams)

SMB’s Arwind Santos – P1,600 for technical foul, 2nd

Star coach Chito Victolero – P1,600 for technical foul, 2nd

Star’s Allein Maliksi- P1,000 for technical foul

Star’s Rafi Reavis – P2,600 for technical foul (1st and 2nd)

Brgy. Ginebra’s LA Tenorio – P3,000 for flopping

Brgy. Ginebra’s Kevin Ferrer – P3,000 for flopping

Brgy. Ginebra’s Chris Ellis – P1,000 for technical foul



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