The Clippers fined 50k for Doc's comments on Kawhi Leonard
When Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers was on ESPN earlier in the week commenting on soon to be free agent Kawhi Leonard, it was expected someone would take a financial hit.
"Kawhi is the most like Jordan we've seen."— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) May 29, 2019
Doc Rivers has some high praise for Kawhi Leonard. pic.twitter.com/i1R2gR1VrT
Word came out Friday that the Clippers organization would be forking over the dough for Doc's praise:
The Los Angeles Clippers have been fined $50,000 by NBA for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule when Doc Rivers publicly commented on Kawhi Leonard.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 31, 2019
There is no word if Rivers and the Clips are pleading entrapment, but we will see.
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