NBA News Fine for Warriors owner Joe Lacob to Ben Simmons
The owner of the Golden State Warriors, Joe Lacob, was occupied on Wednesday with a fine of $ 50,000. Reason is a violation of anti-tampering rules, as the NBA announced.
Lacob was finally commented in an interview with the SAN Francisco Chronicle to the continuing trade rumors via Sixers star Ben Simmons. Although the 65-year-old explained that Simmons did not fit the Warriors, but also said: He is very talented .
That put the league as a tampering. Responsible for NBA teams is not permitted to comment on players who are under contract in rival teams.
The Warrios were traded the summer over again and again as a Trade candidate for Simmons. The 25-year-old had challenged a trade in summer and does not want to complete a game for the Sixers. He apparently does not want to appear at the start of training camps.
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Despite the procedures situation in Philadelphia, Coach Doc Rivers had explained Rivers on Wednesday, he hopes he could still convince Simmons from a whereabouts at the Sixers. However, this seems quite unlikely at the current time.