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Washington Wizards ahead Kelly Oubre may very well be in scorching water with the NBA for a controversial coat he wore to the world previous to Friday’s recreation in opposition to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Per ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the NBA will evaluate and decide any potential punishment for Oubre for carrying a black jacket with “f–k you” stitched into the again.
In 2005, the NBA instituted a obligatory gown code that requires gamers to put on enterprise informal apparel for group or league enterprise occasions.
Oubre has had a number of on-court incidents which have resulted in fines all through his profession. The 21-year-old was fined $25,000 for kicking a ball into the stands final April throughout a playoff recreation in opposition to the Atlanta Hawks.
During a 2015 recreation in opposition to the San Antonio Spurs, Oubre made an obscene gesture that resulted within the NBA fining him $15,000.
A primary-round choose in 2015, Oubre has advanced right into a outstanding position with the Wizards over the previous three seasons. He has already began extra video games this season (six) than he did throughout the complete 2016-17 season (5) and is averaging a career-high 11 factors and 5.6 rebounds per recreation.