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Anthony Davis fined $15K for flipping off fan (video)

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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis stands on the court during the first half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Orland Magic in New Orleans. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said Davis was slated to start at Indiana on Friday night. Later, interim general manager Danny Ferry said Davis, if healthy, would continue to play for the Pelicans--albeit in a scaled-back role. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)


Anthony Davis flipped off a fan after the Pelicans’ home loss to the Hornets on Wednesday:

NBA release:

New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis has been fined $15,000 for directing an obscene gesture toward a fan, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident took place as Davis was exiting the court area upon conclusion of the Pelicans’ 115-109 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on April 3

Andrew Lopez of The Times-Picayune:
One source said Davis was told simply, “(expletive) you, AD!” which prompted his response.

This fine was expected and warranted.

But what about the fan? Fans shouldn’t be allowed to curse at players. Did the fan face any punishment?