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Warriors' Jackson fined

Updated: September 16, 2009, 10:05 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Golden State Warriors gave Stephen Jackson a vote of confidence, but the league still lowered the boom.

The swingman was fined $25,000 for "public statements detrimental to the NBA," the league announced on Tuesday. On Aug. 28, Jackson said that he would like to be traded to Cleveland, New York or one of the Texas teams.

Warriors coach Don Nelson said on Monday that Jackson is still his captain.

"I've talked to him," Nelson said. "I don't anticipate any problems."

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