John Wall fined for yelling ‘F--- you’ at Scott Brooks: Report
Washington Wizards star John Wall yelled “F--- you” at coach Scott Brooks during a recent practice and was fined for the outburst, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Monday evening.
Wall reportedly was responding to Brooks challenging the team to raise its intensity at the practice.
Story filed to ESPN: The Wizards fined All-Star John Wall for unloading a verbal barrage onto coach Scott Brooks in a recent practice. After Wall and his teammates had been challenged to raise intensity in that session, Wall fired back with “F--- you,” to Brooks. Story soon. Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 20, 2018
Wojnarowski added that Wall apologized to Brooks “in the minutes after cursing him” and to his team “the following day.”
The amount of the fine was not disclosed.
This news comes hours after another ESPN report that the Wizards have been telling teams all of their players are on the table for trade discussions, including Wall and fellow All-Star guard Bradley Beal.
The Wizards play Tuesday night at home against the Los Angeles Clippers.