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Adam Silver on NBA's stricter tampering rules: Fans 'were losing confidence in our system'; The NBA commissioner discussed tampering on a panel alongside Wizards owner Ted Leonsis and Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National Basketball Play

Sep 26, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Ted Leonsis was in the room when the NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved stricter financial penalties for tampering last week. Though he'd like to see the rules enforced, the Washington Wizards owner wouldn't mind being a target of rivals.

"I think the rules are in place so that if you're doing the right things in the right way and you're trying to build a program and build your team as a destination, if someone's cheating, going on the side, I'd like there to be compliance. Becaus...