The NBA fined Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart $25,000 on Wednesday for "making an obscene gesture on the playing court" during the team's 111-97 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday in Game 2 at TD Garden, according to USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt.
With the Celtics trailing by 14 midway through the fourth quarter of their first-round Eastern Conference matchup, Smart appeared to give a fan the middle finger after he missed a three from the right wing on the preceding possession:
Following Tuesday's loss, the No. 1-seeded Celtics are down 2-0 to the No. 8 Bulls with Game 3 scheduled for Friday night (7 p.m. ET, ESPN) at United Center.
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