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Hawks' owner Gearon fined $35K for disparaging comments

By Official release
Posted May 12 2012 7:40PM

NEW YORK -- Michael Gearon, an owner of the Atlanta Hawks, has been fined $35,000 for publicly criticizing NBA officiating and making negative comments about an opposing player, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

Gearon made his comments on Wednesday, May 9 at a speaking engagement in the Atlanta area.

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