Friday , May , 04 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Warriors’ Richardson fined

New York, NY (Sports Network) – Golden State Warriors guard Jason Richardson
has been fined $35,000 by the NBA on Thursday for improper interaction with a
fan.

The incident occurred with 21.9 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the
Warriors’ 118-112 loss to Dallas in Game 5 of the first round of the Western
Conference Playoffs on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.

Richardson is averaging 19.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game in six games
during the playoffs.

Golden State advanced past the first round by scoring the biggest upset in
league history Thursday night. beating Dallas, 111-86, in Oakland. The
Warriors, who surrendered the final 15 points in losing Game 5 Tuesday, became
the first eight seed to knock off a top seed in a best-of-seven series.

GSW