BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) Taiyuan, China (CBA) League official Weibo, 22, announced the penalty for Shanxi Guotou professional basketball club, which was fined 20,000 yuan for abusing the referee by Shanxi teams home fans, and reported the criticism.
CBA believes that on January 20, 2019, in the 33rd round of the CBA league season from 2018 to 2019, during the home match of Fenjiu Basketball Team of Shanxi Guotou Raptor Club against Jiangsu Longkentia Club Suzhou Kentia Basketball Team, there were many large-scale and long-term abuses against the referees in the audience, which seriously disrupted the order of the match. At the same time, on-site security personnel are not handled effectively, failing to manage and stop the above-mentioned uncivilized acts in a timely manner.
In order to enforce League discipline, according to the provisions of Chapter VII and Article 92 of the Discipline Guidelines for Chinese Mens Basketball Professional League in the 2018-2019 Season, the Shanxi State Investment Club was given warning, notification and criticism, and the Club League fund was reduced by 20,000 yuan; the Taiyuan Competition Area was given warning and notification and criticism; at the same time, the Shanxi State Investment Club and Taiyuan Competition Area were ordered to strengthen the rectification work. Eliminate the recurrence of such situations.