Kobe Bryant is leading the league with 12 technical fouls. He received his 12th Wednesday night in a win over the Boston Celtics.
The NBA suspends a player for one game after their 16th technical.
So far Bryant has paid $33,000 in fines -- currently in the $4,000 range per technical. The initial penalty is $2,000, climbing to $3,000 after the fifth and jumping to $4,000 after the 10th.