Tim Cone slapped P5K fine for entering the court to pacify LA Tenorio; Total fines for QF reach P92.6K

PBA Media Bureau

Brgy. Ginebra coach Tim Cone was slapped a P5,000 fine by the league for entering the court during the Terrence Romeo-LA Tenorio scuffle.

TNT KaTropa import Josh Smith was fined P1,000.00 for incurring a technical foul for disrespectfully addressing a game official and P5,000.00 for applauding the referee in a sarcastic manner.

Meralco coach Norman Black was fined P5,000.00 for entering the court during an altercation between Cliff Hodge and Anthony Semerad.

Meralco’s Cliff Hodge was fined P5,000.00 for FFP1 infraction.

Rain or Shine players Duke Crews, Jewel Ponferada and Jericho Cruz were fined P5,000.00 each for FFP1 infractions.

Rain or Shine’s Beau Belga was fined P2,000.00 for incurring a technical foul for continuously complaining against the referee’s call.

Rain or Shine’s Jay Washington was fined P1,600.00 for incurring a technical foul for resenting a referee’s call.

TNT KaTropa team manager Virgil Villavicencio was fined P1,000.00 for using profane language.

TNT KaTropa’s Jayson Castro was fined P1,000.00 for incurring a technical foul for disrespectfully addressing a game official.

Meralco’s Kelly Nabong was fined P1,000.00 for incurring a technical foul for second motion against Josh Smith.

Including the P25K fine each levied on Terrence Romeo and Calvin Abueva, total amount of fines slapped on players and coaches for the Quarterfinals reached a staggering P92,600. – Mae Villarin