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While talking about Wendell Carter JR’s wingspan (7 ft. 5 in.), Jokic said: “No homo, but he’s longer than you expect.” This comment brought him a fine of $25.000.
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been fined $25,000 for using derogatory and offensive language, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
Jokic made his comments to the media during a postgame interview following the Nuggets’ 108-107 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 31 at United Center.