Report: NBA Sends Anti-Tampering Memo to Teams
In the aftermath of LeBron James’ public comments on the possibility of New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis joining James with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA sent a memo to teams that warned of consequences for orchestrated tampering campaigns of players under contract elsewhere.
In a memo obtained by ESPN on Friday morning, league counsel seemed to be alluding to James’ scenario, saying, “employment contracts are to be respected and conduct that interferes with contractual employment relationships is prohibited.
“This principle is particularly important in today’s media environment, where any actions or comments relating to potential player movement receive immediate and widespread public attention. Teams should be entitled to focus their efforts on the competition this season with the players they have under contract, without having to divert attention or resources to conduct or speculation regarding the potential destinations of those players in future seasons once their contracts expire.”
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
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