Wednesday , Jan , 13 , 2010 C.Y. Ellis

Two Teams Fined for Standing in Front of Bench

The NBA has fined two teams $10,000 apiece for violating the rule preventing players from standing for long periods of time in front of their bench.

League spokesman Tim Frank confirmed a memo was sent to all teams Tuesday informing them of the fines. The teams were not identified in the memo.


The rule was instituted this season as a way to stop players from blocking the view of fans sitting behind the benches.