The NBA has opened an investigation into doable tampering and early contact by the Philadelphia 76ers with free brokers James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel Home, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski studies.
Philadelphia has began to co-operate with the league’s investigation that’s trying into the circumstances surrounding Harden declining a $47-million choice to signal a one-year take care of an possibility value $33 million. , Wojnarowski writes. By lowering his wage, Harden supplied the 76ers with some flexibility to signal Tucker and Home with studies suggesting that the deal was already in place for the long run, which might go in opposition to the NBA’s CBA.
NBA insider Marc Stein reported again on July 15 that the league was investigating the 76ers’ take care of Tucker after reportedly being in dialog with the free agent whereas he was nonetheless below contract with the Miami Warmth.
This may not be the primary time the 76ers have been investigated as president Daryl Morey was fined $75,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s tampering guidelines again in 2021 after a social media alternate with Steph Curry. He was additionally fined $50,000 for a tweet he despatched out about Harden whereas he was with the Houston Rockets.