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Barnes fined $25K, implicates Sarver

NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan.

The NBA made the announcement on Tuesday. The incident occurred with 4:28 remaining in the second quarter of the Clippers' 120-100 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday at US Airways Center.

Barnes finished with four points, going 1-for-9 from the field.

Barnes reacted to the fine on Twitter, unleashing a series of tweets in which he implicated Suns owner Robert Sarver as the instigator of the incident:

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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