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Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments
Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments

The New York Knicks have serious interest in hiring former Laker Derek Fisher as head coach. Knicks president Phil Jackson hasn't been shy about talking about the Fisher possibility, resulting in a $25,000 fine by the NBA for tampering. A team representative is not permitted to talk about acquiring a player under contract with another franchise -- an issue since Derek Fisher was actively trying to get the Oklahoma City Thunder to the NBA Finals over the past few weeks. "He's definitely a person on my list, who could be a very good candidate for this job," said Jackson of Fisher recently to reporters in New York. On Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs knocked the...

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