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TNT import Ivan Johnson fined P250k, banned from PBA

05:02 PM February 13, 2016

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For his actions in TNT’s game against Meralco Saturday, import Ivan Johnson has been banned from playing in the PBA.

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He was also slapped with a P250,000 fine by the PBA Commmissioner’s Office.

The sanctions were for “addressing the Commissioner with profanities and showing utter disrespect for authority,” according to the statement from the league.

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Johnson, who was coming off a one-game suspension, was thrown out in the second quarter after incurring a flagrant foul penalty one. Earlier, he had been slapped with a technical foul.

The import hurled expletives towards PBA Commissioner Narvasa after his ejection.

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