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Lakers fined $500000 for Paul George tampering, largest-ever penalty of its kind - Washington Post

The Los Angeles Lakers are going to have to pay for their interest in star forward Paul George. After an independent investigation, the NBA announced Thursday that it has fined the team $500,000 for tampering in communications centered around George ...and more »

NBA fines Lakers $500000 for tampering with Paul George - OCRegister

The NBA fined the Lakers $500,000 for tampering involving forward Paul George, in what the league said was the largest fine in its history for such a punishment. The NBA alleged in a statement that General Manager Rob Pelinka spoke with George's agent, ...and more »

After being hit with a $500000 fine, Lakers are the butt of the joke that is tampering - Los Angeles Times

When the Lakers began remodeling their front office by installing Magic Johnson six months ago, boss Jeanie Buss issued a statement with unmistakable expectations. "Today I took a series of actions I believe will return the Lakers to the heights Dr ...and more »

Why the NBA blew it by not punishing the Lakers more for tampering with Paul George - Charlotte Observer

I get that $500,000 is a lot of money. The Buss family, who own the Los Angeles Lakers, won't just shrug over having to write that check to the NBA. However, the NBA blew it Thursday by not punishing the Lakers more after determining that the front ...and more »

Breaking Down How the Lakers Got Caught Violating the Anti-Tampering Rule - Sports Illustrated

Rob Pelinka and Magic Johnson have to pay up $500,000 after the NBA's accusations of tampering were upheld. By Michael McCann. August 31, 2017. The NBA fined the Los Angeles Lakers $500,000 on Thursday for tampering with the Indiana Pacers.and more »

NBA fines Lakers for violating league's tampering rule - ESPN

The Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday were fined $500,000 for violating the NBA's anti-tampering rule after general manager Rob Pelinka was found to have had contact with Paul George's agent after the team had already been warned. The league said ...and more »

NBA punishes Lakers for tampering, but has history of letting players slide - ABC News

The NBA announced Thursday that the Los Angeles Lakers were fined $500,000 for tampering with Paul George when he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers, before they dealt him to the Oklahoma City Thunder. It's not the first time in recent years ...and more »

Lakers are fined $500000 for tampering with Paul George - Los Angeles Times

As punishment for improper contact with Paul George, the NBA smacked the Lakers with the largest fine it has ever assessed for tampering. The NBA fined the Lakers $500,000 on Thursday for tampering with former Indiana Pacers star Paul George.and more »

Lakers fined $500000 for tampering with Paul George, NBA announces - SB Nation

The NBA fined the Los Angeles Lakers $500,000 on Thursday for violating the league's anti-tampering rules. The fine appears to be a result of the investigation into Los Angeles' contact with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.and more »

Lakers fined $500000 by NBA for tampering with Paul George - Indianapolis Star

The NBA announced that it has fined the Los Angeles Lakers $500,000 for violating the league's anti-tampering rule. The fine is a result of an independent investigation by the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. The investigation was conducted at ...and more »