Grant fined $10K for throwing water bottle into stands

Philadelphia 76ers' Jerami Grant, left, goes up for a shot against Charlotte Hornets' Cody Zeller during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Philadelphia. (Matt Slocum/AP)

NEW YORK — Philadelphia 76ers forward Jerami Grant has been fined $10,000 for throwing a water bottle into the stands.

The fine was announced on Thursday by NBA executive Kiki VanDeWeghe.

Grant threw the water bottle into the stands with 8:44 remaining in Philadelphia’s 116-108 loss at the Washington Wizards on Monday.

Grant, a second-year player from Syracuse, is averaging 9.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. He has started in 34 of his 59 games played.

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