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DeMar DeRozan of Toronto Raptors fined $15,000 for criticizing officials

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the league’s officiating. The punishment was announced Tuesday by Kiki VanDeWeghe, the league’s executive vice president for basketball operations. DeRozan made his remarks after the Raptors’ 127-125 loss to Golden State on Saturday in Toronto. He was […]

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Raptors president Masai Ujiri criticizes President Donald Trump over reported remark

6:27 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language that may be offensive for some readers. TORONTO — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States and becoming one of the most unique front-office success stories in professional sports history, responded strongly to President […]