Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 by the NBA for saying his team should tank this season.
Cuban called tanking “brutal” but acknowledged that he told his team that it would be best to lose for the rest of the 2017-18 season. Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement that the fine was for “for public statements detrimental to the NBA.”
Report: Joel Embiid Out One Week with Left Knee Soreness
76ers All-Star Joel Embiid will be re-evaluated in one week, experiencing left knee soreness. He will undergo treatment involving physical therapy and load management.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 20, 2019
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
Sources: Michael Beasley to Play in China
Ex-Lakers forward Michael Beasley is finalizing a deal with …. Guangdong of the Chinese Basketball Association, sources tell ESPN. Short run of two months, significant cash.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 19, 2019
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Sources: Marshon Brooks to Play in China
Guard Marshon Brooks has agreed to terms with Chinese team Guangdong where he will replace Malcolm Delaney, a source told Sportando.
Brooks has played 29 games for the Memphis Grizzlies this season averaging 6.6 points.
Brooks will take Delaney’s place. The former Atlanta Hawks guard ended his China season averaging 19.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists.
Source: Emiliano Carchia of Sportando