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Terry Rozier fined $25K for throwing ball in stands vs. Thunder

The NBA announced the fine on Sunday for the Charlotte Hornets guard.

Terry Rozier will be giving a slice of his next paycheck back to the NBA.

The league announced Sunday that the Charlotte Hornets guard was fined $25,000 for an incident that occurred during the Hornets' 104-102 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.

At the end of regulation, Rozier threw the game ball into the stands at the Spectrum Center. Rozier was given a technical foul. Chris Paul hit the free throw, which gave OKC an advantage to start overtime.

It was Rozier's second technical foul of the season.

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OKC guard Dennis Schroder was also fined $25,000 after the game, for making contact with a referee in the third quarter.

Rozier, 25, is averaging 17.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per-game this season. He is earning a salary of $19.89 million this season, making him the Hornets' second-highest paid player.