Celtics' Marcus Smart fined $15k for public criticism of officiating

Justin Leger

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Marcus Smart didn't hold back in criticizing the refs following the Celtics' win over the Hornets on Thursday night, and now he has to pay the price.

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The NBA fined Smart $15,000 on Friday for his comments.

"I wish they would call the game the right way, you know?" said Smart. "A lot of calls that they called, I didn't understand where the fouls were. And it just seems like, whenever I get the ball and I'm on offense, I can't get a call."

You can read the NBA's statement below:

Despite what Smart would consider questionable officiating, the C's defeated the Hornets 108-87 to improve to 6-1 on the season.

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