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Phil Jackson Fined By NBA For Comment On D'Angelo Russell

Mar 4, 2015 10:31 AM

Phil Jackson has been fined by the NBA for his public comment on D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State.

It is immediately unclear how much money the Knicks were fined.

Upon leaving Ohio State's game on Thursday night in Columbus, Jackson told Cleveland.com that Russell was a "great looking kid, [a] great prospect."

 

League officials are not allowed to make public comments on college underclassmen.

Around the NBA, front-office executives were surprised Jackson would violate the rule, given that it is a well-known rule that his peers understand has to be observed. 

 

The NBA fined Phil Jackson $25,000 for tampering with Derek Fisher when he was still a player with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Alex Len Fined $20K, Hassan Whiteside Fined $15K By NBA For Altercation

Mar 3, 2015 7:21 PM

Alex Len and Hassan Whiteside have been fiend $20,000 and $15,000, respectively, for their altercation in Monday's game, the NBA announced.

The incident occurred during the Miami Heat's win over the Phoenix Suns.

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Phil Jackson Likely To Be Fined For Commenting On D'Angelo Russell

Feb 27, 2015 10:55 AM

Phil Jackson will likely receive a fine for commenting on D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State.

Russell is a freshman for the Buckeyes and a probable high lottery pick if he declares for the draft.

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Chris Paul Fined $25K By NBA For Criticism Of Lauren Holtkamp

Feb 7, 2015 1:19 PM

Chris Paul has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating following the Los Angeles Clippers’ 105-94 loss to Cleveland on Thursday, the NBA announced Saturday.

Paul specifically criticized Lauren Holtkamp.

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DeMar DeRozan Fined $15K For Excessive Contact With Bogdanovic

Feb 6, 2015 12:43 AM

DeMar DeRozan was fined $15,000 for making excessive contact with Bogdan Bogdanovic, the NBA announced on Thursday.

The incident occurred in the Brooklyn Nets' win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.

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