Anthony Edwards fined $40,000 for contempt

few days ago, Anthony EdwardsShooting Guard of the Third Year in the NBA Minnesota TimberwolvesWas the center of attention after posting a video on his Instagram account in which he . was addressed to a group of people who use anti-gay languageSomething that was strongly criticized by fans, journalists and the league itself.

The NBA announced shortly after that it would launch an investigation to act on the matter, and today they have given Edwards an official sentence, which would be $40 thousand fine,

,Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Anthony Edwards has been fined $40,000 for using offensive and abusive language on social media, league operations president Byron Sproul announced today. Edwards has admitted that his actions were inappropriate”, the league statement read.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves, barely learning of their player’s unacceptable action, revealed themselves in an official statement, in which they condemned Edwards’ derogatory remarks.

,We are disappointed with the language and actions displayed on social media by Anthony Edwards. The Timberwolves are committed to being an inclusive and welcoming organization for all and apologize for the offense this has caused.The team said in a statement attributed to team president Tim Connelly, according to ESPN.

Similarly, Edwards, for his part, tried to make amends quickly for his apparent mistake, claiming to be sorry for his actions.

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,What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful, and I am very sorry. It is unacceptable for me or anyone else to use such hurtful language, there is no excuse for it. I was raised better than that!Edwards said on Twitter.

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