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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules during Game 2 of the 2014 NBA Finals. The incident occurred with 4:09 remaining in the second quarter of Miami's 98-96 win over the San Antonio Spurs last night at AT&T Center. View video>> NBA.com

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Jackson’s message is he will continue to reach the fan base through the media despite a fine that seemed petty. In his meeting with the team beat writers last Friday, Jackson at first was reluctant to talk about Fisher. “I’m not allowed to say boo, I think,’’ Jackson said. “I said B-O and I didn’t get the other ‘O’ out and the league already called me up.’’ When pressed, Jackson relented. “I have no idea if he wants to come here and move his family,’’ Jackson said. “These are things he has to express. There’s so many unknowns and I’m not talking to him. But he’s definitely a person on my list of guys who could be very good candidates for this job.’’ New York Post

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The attorney, Maxwell M. Blecher, also wrote that Sterling doesn't warrant "any punishment at all" for his racist comments that were recorded in a conversation with a female friend and made public. Blecher, a well-known antitrust attorney, also contends that the fine violates Sterling's due process rights and said the matter will need to settled in court. [...] Blecher is one of Sterling's longtime lawyers and represented Sterling in 1982 when the Clippers were planning to move from San Diego to Los Angeles. USA Today Sports

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