Pelicans’ DeMarcus Cousins fined

NEW YORK – New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language towards a fan, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 0:50 remaining in the 4th quarter of the Pelicans’ 103-91 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at FedEx Forum. The Technical Foul which was assessed to Cousins as part of the incident has been rescinded.