Rasheed Wallace of the Detroit Pistons has been fined  $25,000  for  his  use of profanity and criticism of the officiating following  last  night’s  game,  it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Wallace  made his comments to the media following the Pistons’ 106-102 loss to  the  Celtics  in  Game  5  of the 2008 NBA Eastern Conference Finals in Boston.