Wellington Saints coach Zico Coronel has been sanctioned by the Game Review Panel (GRP) following an incident stemming from his team's Sal's NBL clash with the Wheeler Motor Company Canterbury Rams on Saturday June 5.
Coronel has accepted an Early Plea after the incident was referred to the GRP to look at.
The GRP determined Coronel had committed a Code Of Conduct offence during the third quarter of the game when he publicly criticised a League official.
The full determination and sanction is:
Table 4: Classifiable Offence - Code Of Conduct
Public criticism of referees or League officials.
1st Offence: $250 (reduced to $125 with an Early Plea)
Coach Coronel has accepted the Early Plea and has been fined $125.