Houston Rockets forward Patrick Patterson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Monday for public criticism of referees.
The fine was announced by NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson.
Patterson was fined for comments on his Twitter account.
The 6-9 forward scored 13 points in Sunday’s 99-86 loss at Phoenix. He is averaging 7.5 points and 4.3 rebounds this season.