The NBA has fined Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers $50,000 for his appearance on ESPN Thursday when he commented on how Kawhi Leonard is the ‘most like Michael Jordan’.
"Kawhi is the most like Jordan we've seen."
Doc Rivers has some high praise for Kawhi Leonard. pic.twitter.com/i1R2gR1VrT
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) May 29, 2019
The Clippers have been fined $50,000 for remarks made by Doc Rivers regarding Kawhi Leonard
— Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) May 31, 2019
While the comment in no way suggests that Rivers made an attempt to try and sway Leonard to sign with the Clippers in free agency, the NBA has heightened their sensitivity when it comes to tampering stemming from the Anthony Davis/Lakers saga this past season.
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