Pacers' Rick Carlisle Fined $35K by NBA for Criticizing Officiating 

The NBA has fined Indiana Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle $35,000 for publicly criticizing officiating.

Carlisle's comments came after the Pacers' recent loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, during which he expressed frustration with what he perceived as unfair calls.

The NBA has strict rules regarding criticism of officiating, and Carlisle's remarks were deemed to have violated those guidelines.

This incident highlights the NBA's emphasis on respecting officials and the integrity of the game.

Criticizing officiating in public is a violation of league rules and can result in fines for coaches and players.

Carlisle's fine serves as a reminder to all involved in the NBA to adhere to the league's standards of conduct, both on and off the court.