Monday , Dec , 13 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Portland head coach Cheeks receives fine

New York, NY (Sports Network) – Portland Trail Blazers head coach Maurice
Cheeks was fined $7,500 by the league on Monday for his behavior during this
past Friday’s game against Utah.

Cheeks failed to leave the court in a timely manner following the Trail
Blazers’ 92-87 setback to the Jazz at the Delta Center.

NBA senior vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson made the
announcement.

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