Posted January 16, 2014

Magic’s Jameer Nelson fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

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Magic guard Jameer Nelson (Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Magic guard Jameer Nelson is averaging 13.3 points and 6.5 assists per game. (Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

The NBA fined Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson $15,000 for making an obscene gesture, the league announced.

Nelson made the gesture during the Magic’s 128-125 loss in triple overtime to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.

With 11.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Nelson nailed a jumper over Bulls center Joakim Noah tying the score at 101.

Going back to the bench after a Chicago timeout, Nelson cupped his hands in front of his groin area in the same way former NBA player Sam Cassell used to.

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He is the second player to be fined for the dance. Milwaukee Bucks forward Caron Butler was also fined for doing the gesture on November 6.


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