Daryl Morey, Sixers fined for Stephen Curry tweet

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Morey, Sixers fined for Steph Curry tweet originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

For a second time in his first season as Sixers president of basketball operations, Daryl Morey has been fined for violating the NBA's anti-tampering rule.

The league announced Monday night that Morey and the Sixers were each fined $75,000 for a tweet he sent last week about Warriors superstar Stephen Curry.

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It appeared Morey was encouraging Curry to join his younger brother, Seth Curry, on the Sixers. 

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Morey quickly defended his tweet as having no transactional motive. 

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In December, Morey was fined $50,000 for what seemed to be an automated tweet recognizing James Harden having broken the Rockets' franchise assists records on the same day a year earlier. There was intense buzz around the NBA at the time about Harden's request for a trade from the Rockets and where he'd next play, with the Sixers widely viewed as a potential destination.

Morey has been active on Twitter this season, enjoying games as they unfold, celebrating the Sixers' success and also occasionally giving his followers insight into his non-basketball interests. Two of his many tweets have resulted in a financial hit.