Liz Cambage, Sabrina Ionescu, other players react to WNBA fining Liberty for taking chartere youth black stephen curry jersey d flights

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The WNBA fined the New York Liberty $500,000 after the franchise chartered flights for its players during the second half of the stephen curry jersey yellow 2021 season, according to a report from Sports Illustrated's Howard Megdal.

Liberty owners Joe and Clara Wu Tsai violated the league's collective bargaining agreement because the use of chartered flights is considered a competitive advantage. The league responded with the massive fine and the removal of Liberty executive Oliver Weisberg from the WNBA's executive committee.

Megdal's report indicated the WNBA originally planned to levy a $1 million fine before dropping it to $500,000. The league's general counsel, Jamin Dershowitz, reportedly "floated out" other NBA Jerseys penalties, including the loss of draft picks, suspension of team owners and even the termination of the franchise.

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New York was, as Megdal wrote, essentially accused of "treating players too well," and the Tsais were unwilling to wait for the league's permission. Per Megdal:

On Sept. vintage golden state warriors jerseys 13, according to a source familiar with the call, the WNBA Board of Governors considered an unofficial proposal from the Liberty to make charter flights the default travel option for WNBA teams — the Liberty said they'd found a way to get it comped for everyone in the league for three years — but it lacked majority support. Some owners worried that players would get used to it, so there'd be no going back, and others wondered whether players might just prefer a salary hike instead.

The report sparked outrage from players throughout the WNBA, as many of them have been pushing for changes to travel policies for years.

Four-time All-Star Liz Cambage, who has repeatedly voiced her co golden state warriors jerseys ncerns about player salaries and travel issues, tweeted Megdal's report with the upside-down face emoji.

Sabrina Ionescu, the Liberty's top pick in the 2020 WNBA Draft, offered a three-word reaction: "What a joke."

Other WNBA players chimed in on social media with their disapproval.

New York di Anthony Davis d not charter a flight for its first-round playoff game against Phoenix in an effort to r NBA iPhone Accessorieseduce the proposed $1 million fine. The Mercury defeated the Liberty 83-82, ending New York's season.

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