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NBA Investigating Allegations Lakers Tampered With Paul George While Still With Pacers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

The Lakers are being "investigated by the NBA over allegations of tampering" with Thunder F Paul George while he was still with the Pacers, according to Broderick Turner of the L.A. TIMES. The investigation, which has been "going on since May, stemmed from comments" Lakers President of Basketba...

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