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NBA fines Clippers $50,000 over Rivers comments on Leonard

TORONTO (AP) The Los Angeles Clippers are paying a price, because Doc Rivers paid Toronto star Kawhi Leonard a compliment.

The NBA fined the Clippers $50,000 on Friday for violating the league's anti-tampering rule. The league did not specifically say what comments were determined to be fine-worthy, other than saying it was in response to what Rivers - the Clippers' coach - said about Leonard "in a recent television appearance."

Rivers appeared on an NBA Finals preview show on ESPN earlier in the week and compared Leonard to Michael Jordan. The NBA has regularly warned teams about the perils of saying anything that could be construed as lobbying for a player who is under contract to one team to join another.

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Leaders
Points: Lou Williams20.0
Rebounds: Montrezl Harrell6.5
Assists: Lou Williams5.4
FG%: Montrezl Harrell61.5%
Steals: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander1.17
Blocks: Montrezl Harrell1.34
Defense (Rank)
Points: 114.3 (25)
Rebounds: 45.7 (18)
Assists: 24.1 (11)
FG%: 45.7% (13)
FT%: 77.7% (25)
3P%: 34.3% (5)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 115.1 (5)
Rebounds: 45.5 (13)
Assists: 24.0 (18)
FG%: 47.1% (7)
FT%: 79.2% (8)
3P%: 38.8% (2)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Golden State 57 25 .695 --
x-LA Clippers 48 34 .585 9.0
Sacramento 39 43 .476 18.0
LA Lakers 37 45 .451 20.0
Phoenix 19 63 .232 38.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/9/2019 Rodney McGruder Signed as Free Agent
4/7/2019 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Waived
4/1/2019 Justin Bibbs Waived
3/23/2019 Justin Bibbs Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
3/14/2019 Justin Bibbs Signed to 10-Day Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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