Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr fined but not suspended for Game 7
Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry and head coach Steve Kerr will be a little lighter in the pocketbook, but both will be available for Sunday's Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
The NBA announced Friday that Curry and Kerr both have been fined $25,000 for their actions during and after the Golden State Warriors' 115-101 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Thursday's Game 6.
Curry threw his mouthpiece into the stands -- hitting a fan -- after fouling out of the game with just over four minutes remaining. That resulted in a technical foul and an ejection.
Following the game, Kerr was critical of the officiating, claiming three of the fouls called on Curry were "incredibly inappropriate."
"I'm happy [Curry] threw his mouthpiece," Kerr added, per The Associated Press. "He should be upset. Look, it's the finals and everybody's competing out there. There are fouls on every play. It's a physical game. ... If they're going to let Cleveland grab and hold these guys constantly on their cuts and then you're going to call these ticky-tack fouls on the MVP of the league to foul him out, I don't agree with that."
The Warriors, who once led the series 3-1 and will be at home for Game 7, are trying to win their second consecutive championship. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers are trying to deliver Cleveland its first major professional sports championship since 1964.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.