Steph Curry fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece in Warriors-Grizzlies

The NBA announced that Warriors superstar Steph Curry has been fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece before getting ejected in Wednesday’s game vs. the Grizzlies.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors talks to referee Gediminas Petraitis #50 after being ejected from the game in the fourth quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies at Chase Center on January 25, 2023 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Photo credit Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

SAN FRANCISCO — Steph Curry’s mouthpiece set him back a cool $25,000.

The NBA announced the fine before Friday’s contest against the Toronto Raptors.

Curry lost his cool with 1:14 left in Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Jordan Poole chucked up an ill-advised 30-footer with 12 seconds left and Curry got furious, throwing his mouthpiece towards the first row of seats. He was quickly ejected after receiving his first technical of the game.

"I reacted in a way that obviously put myself out of the game and put the team in a tough place," Curry said Wednesday night. "But the intentions and the energy around what matters and the sense of winning? That's what it's all about. Thankfully we all responded -- my teammates responded extremely well."

It marked the third career ejection for Curry, and all of them have involved him throwing his mouthguard.

Curry also got ejected in Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals when the Warriors trailed by 12 with 4:22 left in the contest. In October 2017, Curry suffered a similar fate in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Steph is making $48.1 million this season and millions more in endorsements, so the 25 grand is just a drop in the bucket.

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