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What happens to Kobe Bryant's $100,000 fine?

April 13, 2011 |  6:25 pm

Lfpv3enc NBA Commissioner David Stern slapped a $100,000 fine on Kobe Bryant Wednesday for his anti-gay slur during the Lakers-Spurs game on Tuesday.

So where's the money go?

To charity.

According to terms of the NBA labor agreement, all the fines paid by players are split into two pots.

Half the money goes to the NBA Players Assn., which then gives the money to charities of its choice. The other half of the fines, held by the NBA, is given to charities approved by the Players Assn.


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--Barry Stavro

Photo: National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern in New York Oct. 21, 2010. Credit: Richard Drew / AP