It was no secret Kings center Dewayne Dedmon wants out of Sacramento. As a matter of fact, he went on the record and said it. Now, he's being fined for the statement.
Dewayne Dedmon hit with a $50K fine for publically demanding a trade. pic.twitter.com/XvTSuHleW1— James Ham (@James_HamNBCS) January 2, 2020
Dedmon told The Sacramento Bee's Jason Anderson and James Patrick recently he "would like to be traded." He also said in the interview he would want to play somewhere where his talents "are appreciated."
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The seven-year veteran has averaged just 4.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game this season and his lack of production has pushed him out of the rotation.
The fine goes under NBA's tampering guidelines for publicly demanding a trade either on his own or through his agent.