Joel Embiid has been fined $25,000 for making an obscene gesture on the playing court and using profane language during a live television interview.

The amount of Embiid’s fine also reflects his multiple prior violations of acceptable on-court decorum. 

The gesture occurred with 17 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and his comments came during an on-court interview at the conclusion of the 76ers’ 129-112 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Feb. 24 at Wells Fargo Center.