Patterson Fined $10K; Abrines’ D Costs Him Minutes

Thunder forward Patrick Patterson was fined $10K this week for publicly criticizing the NBA’s officiating, per an Associated Press report. After a blown call cost OKC a game on Friday, Patterson published a tweet on Saturday suggesting that there “needs to be some kind of consequence for [referees’] downright awfulness rather than pointless apologies from their bosses.”Second-year guard Alex Abrines continues to make more than 38% of his three-point attempts,