Posted Nov 6, 2012 6:10 PM - Updated Nov 6, 2012 6:40 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for public comments criticizing the league's concussion policy.
Williams made the comments Saturday night in Chicago before the Hornets faced the Bulls with first overall draft pick Anthony Davis sidelined by a mild concussion.
Williams blasted the NBA's protocols for determining when a player can return from a concussion, saying, "Now, they treat everybody like they have white gloves and pink drawers and it's getting old. It's just the way the league is now."
|Hawks vs. Wizards|
Otto Porter (25 points) and Glen Rice, Jr. (22 points) led the Wizards to a 90-74 win over the Hawks on Saturday.
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|Payne Cleans It Up|
Hawks rookie Adreian Payne grabs the offensive rebound and throws down the tremendous flush.
|Orton Finds Porter|
Daniel Orton makes a nice no-look pass to Otto Porter under the hoop.
|Birch Slams It|
Washington's Khem Birch takes the feed in transition and throws it down with two hands in the third quarter.