Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic fined $25K for postgame comments

              Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) gestures after making a 3-point basket against the Chicago Bulls during overtime of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Chicago. The Nuggets won 108-107. (AP Photo/David Banks)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic $25,000 for using derogatory and offensive language during a postgame interview.

Jokic made his comments to the media following the Nuggets’ 108-107 overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 31.

The fine was handed down Wednesday by league discipline executive Kiki VanDeWeghe.