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Dwight Howard fined $35,000 for making obscene gesture toward Cleveland fans

Posted: 10:34 PM, Nov 25, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-25 22:34:59-05
Dwight Howard fined $35,000 for making obscene gesture toward Cleveland fans

Dwight Howard of the Charlotte Hornets has been fined $35,000 for making an obscene gesture toward Cleveland fans.

The NBA announced the fine on Saturday.

Howard made the gesture in the second quarter of the Hornets’ 100-99 loss to the Cavaliers on Friday night. He was captured on video mimicking a sexual act.

Howard is a 14-year veteran and eight-time All-Star. The 6-foot-11 center is averaging 15.5 points and 12.9 rebounds in 18 games this season.