Clippers' Barnes fined $25,000 by NBA

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Clippers' Barnes fined $25,000 by NBA
December 25, 2013, 12:30 pm
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In 10 games this season, Matt Barnes is 6.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game for the Clippers. (AP)

NEW YORK -- The NBA has fined Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes for failing to leave the court in a timely manner after he was ejected in the third quarter of Sunday's game against Minnesota.

The league announced the $25,000 penalty on Monday.

Barnes was thrown out with 56.8 seconds left in the period after he was whistled for a flagrant 2 foul against Kevin Love on a drive to the basket. The Clippers went on to a 120-116 overtime victory.

Barnes' foul was downgraded to a flagrant 1 after it was reviewed by the league.

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