NBA Fines Hawks, Rockets, One Other Team for Tampering

Lakers News Surge Forum/Message Board » NBA News and Rumors and Basketball Talk
Post new topic Reply to topic
Author Search This Topic:
LNS HOF Bronze
Posts: 5191
votes: 23
NBA Fines Hawks, Rockets, one other team for tampering Dan Feldman Jun 10, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT Leave a comment The Hawks emailed fans in an attempt to sell tickets by name dropping Dwight Howard and Chris Paul. I don't know whether the chance of Atlanta signing either star in free agency motivated any fans to buy tickets, but the email will cost the Hawks. Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY: Three NBA teams have been fined for tampering, according to an internal league memo obtained by USA TODAY Sports. A person familiar with the fine said that one of the teams is the....

LNS HOF Bronze
Posts: 5168
votes: 18

3rd team is probably the kings because their head coach said cp3 would look good in a kings jersey

LNS HOF Silver
Posts: 13693
Location: RRTX
votes: 125

Tampering is such a gray area (see Miami Heat circa 2010), but this one seems pretty blatant, at least on the part of the Hawks.

Here's an interesting take on the fine levied on the Rockets. I won't quote it all here, but you can follow the link. This is just one side of the issue, but it sounds like the fine may have been unfair to them.

NBA leaves Rockets wondering where the line is for tampering, By Patrick Harrel on Jun 10 2013, 8:04p

Big-Time Laker Fan
Posts: 589

votes: 14

3rd team is probably Dallas, Cuban just suppressed that part os the news with his influence.

As for tampering, it's so unclear yeah, but the penalties for those who commit it aren't anything relevant either, so I reckon most teams will take the risk.

LNS HOF Bronze
Posts: 5827
votes: 28

These fines are minuscule, compared to the advantage they get. Like a wart on an elephants a$$.

Options Quick Reply: RE: NBA Fines Hawks, Rockets, One Other Team for Tampering
You are an anonymous user- or .
Quote the last message
Attach signature (signatures can be changed in profile)
Notify me when a reply is posted
Don't Check Spelling
Note: Twitter & Youtube BBCODE Tags are no longer necessary. The system will automatically convert links to tweets & youtube videos.
Go To the Top of the ThreadGo Home
Post new topic   Reply to topic
You are an anonymous user- Register now or Log in Now!

Add our Los Angeles Lakers Blog RSS Feed, the Lakers Rumors RSS Feed, the Lakers News RSS feed, and the Lakers Forum RSS feed to get the latest Laker News and Rumors and Lakers Game info in your RSS/XML reader!