NBA fines Sixers' Daryl Morey $50,000 for violating anti-tampering rule in deleted James Harden tweet

PHILADELPHIA — Daryl Morey is $50,000 lighter for a deleted tweet about Houston Rockets standout James Harden. On Dec. 20, the 76ers president tweeted out an “#OnThisDay” quote tweet on a photo of Harden from Dec. 20, 2019, with the words, “JAMES HARDEN BREAKS CALVIN MURPHY’S FRANCHISE ASSIST RECORD.” Morey spent the last 13 seasons as Rockets general manager. The tweet was sent out from an automated app on the anniversary of Harden’s milestone, but the NBA still fined him for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The tweet may have raised some eyebrows because Harden wants to be traded…

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