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NBA fines Clippers $50,000 for statements about Leonard

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 for statements about Leonard

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) is defended by Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for statements made by coach Doc Rivers and others that were "inconsistent" about

NBA fines Clippers $50K over Kawhi-related comments

NBA fines Clippers $50K over Kawhi-related comments

The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for comments made about Kawhi Leonard and his injury status. On Wednesday, the league said it accepted the Clippers plan to sit Leonard, who was listed on the injury report with an ailing knee, in the first of back-to-back games. He did not play in a 129-124 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks - a

NBA: Leonard not healthy so Clippers allowed to rest him

NBA: Leonard not healthy so Clippers allowed to rest him

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, center, and Paul George, right, watch from the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Kawhi Leonard isn't healthy three weeks into the season, according to the NBA, which says that as a

‘Ridiculous’: NBA superstar savaged

‘Ridiculous’: NBA superstar savaged

NBA: Rapper and longtime Lakers fan, Snoop Dogg joined the commentary team at the Lakers vs Spurs NBA Game. The highly anticipated match up between the two NBA superstars never eventuated and it ended up being to the benefit of the man they call the Greek Freak. Antetokounmpo became the first player in league history with 200 points, 100 rebounds and

NBA notebook: League reportedly OK that Leonard sits

NBA notebook: League reportedly OK that Leonard sits

Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard wasn’t scheduled to play Wednesday night in a much-anticipated nationally televised showdown with the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the NBA doesn’t have a problem with it, according to an ESPN report. The Clippers listed Leonard on the injury report with a knee injury, meaning the club is

‘Ridiculous’: Kawhi causes NBA uproar

‘Ridiculous’: Kawhi causes NBA uproar

On the NBA’s official injury report the reason for Leonard’s absence is “injury/illness, load management (knee)”, and the NBA spoke up to say the move was indeed in line with its guidelines. League spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement that Leonard “is not a healthy player under the league’s resting policy”, adding that the league office had consulted