NBA fines Knicks $200G

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NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks were fined $200,000 by the National Basketball Association on Thursday for violating the league's draft rules.

Knicks scout Rodney Heard, who was in violation for making contact between NBA teams and players eligible for the draft, was also docked $20,000 by the league.

Heard broke the rules twice, with the first offence coming in May of 2007 and the second in May of 2010.


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