Euroleague Basketball has announced disciplinary sanctions pertaining to incidents that occurred in the Playoffs Game 4 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. The sanctions are based on infractions of the competition by-laws that all teams are aware of and obliged to fulfill. The following sanctions were handed down by the Euroleague Basketball Independent Disciplinary Judge:
– Panathinaikos Athens has been sanctioned with a fine of 15,000€ for the lighting of fireworks, a fine of 10,000€ for the use of objects that could disturb the job of the people involved in a game, and a fine of 5,000€ for the throwing of objects onto the playing court, during Game 4 of the playoff series against CSKA Moscow.
– Olympiacos Piraeus has been sanctioned with a total fine of 97,000€ for the invasion of the playing area by spectators, the lighting of fireworks inside the arena and for incidents that threaten the physical well-being of the attendees, and the failure to adopt all necessary preventive measures to avoid disturbances during Game 4 of the playoff series against FC Barcelona. Also, this last infraction has led Olympiacos to having to play its next home game behind closed doors, without spectators.
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