Kings coach Malone fined $25,000

By The Sports Xchange
POSTED: 01:24 PM MST Jan 19, 2014    UPDATED: 01:24 PM MST Jan 19, 2014 

Sacramento Kings coach Michael Malone was fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official and not proceeding directly to his locker room following the completion of the game, the NBA announced Sunday.

Malone's actions occurred after the Kings' 91-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday at FedExForum.