OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander looks on during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement.   Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP
FILE PHOTO: OAKLAND, CA – MAY 21: Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander appears on throughout recreation two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

HOUSTON, United States (AFP) — Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander was slapped with a $100,000 high-quality on Wednesday for leaving his courtside seat mid-game and confronting an NBA official.

Alexander received up late within the first quarter of the sport Tuesday, walked a brief distance on the courtroom and mentioned one thing to referee Billy Kennedy, who was busy watching the play.

“Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 for confronting a referee during live game action,” NBA spokesman Byron Spruell mentioned in a information launch.

The incident occurred with 13 seconds left within the first quarter of the Rockets’ 105-99 collection clinching win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Former Houston Rockets participant Hakeem Olajuwon, who was sitting close by, tried to seize the owner’s arm as he walked previous however Alexander simply pulled it away and glanced again at him.

Alexander spoke briefly to Kennedy then turned and made his means again to his chair.

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