Nevezis fined for comments about referees

VILNIUS – Nevezis Kedainiai has been fined €500 for comments made about the Baltic Basketball League (BBL) referees, after the game against BK Ventspils on Saturday, November 2.

 

The club sent out a press release criticizing the performance of the referees in the aforementioned game.

Such negative public statements about officiating to mass media are in direct breach of Article 10.6 of the BBL Regulations for the 2013/14 season and are punishable by a fine up to €2000.

The BBL would like to prevent any future incidents by encouraging the BBL clubs to resolve any arising issues directly with the BBL administration, in accordance with the BBL Regulations.