9 months NBA slaps Davis with $50,000 fine Manilatimes |Sports
NEW YORK: Anthony Davis was fined $50,000 by the NBA for making a public trade demand on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), a day after his agent went public with his desire to leave the New Orleans Pelicans. Davis, a five-time All-Star and member of the 2012 London Olympic gold medal squad, told the team he will not sign a contract extension and wants to be traded to an NBA contender before the league’s February 7 transfer deadline. Davis violated a rule in the owners-players union agreement banning public trade demands, the fine coming for agent Rich Paul’s statements to ESPN ... more