Lakers fined for Johnson's tampering comments
FILE - NBA Legend Magic Johnson waves as he is introduced during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
NBA press release
NEW YORK – The NBA announced today that it has fined the Los Angeles Lakers $50,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The fine is in response to statements regarding the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo made by Earvin Johnson in a recent media interview.