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Stern awards Celtics 2013 draft pick held by OKC

By Official release
Posted Jun 26 2012 7:03PM

NEW YORK -- As part of a ruling in a trade disclosure dispute between the Boston Celtics and the Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Commissioner David Stern on Tuesday awarded the Celtics a 2013 second-round draft pick held by the Thunder.

Stern found that there was no evidence of bad faith or any intent to withhold information on the part of Thunder management or its physicians, but that Oklahoma City's cardiologists were in possession of information about Jeff Green that was not shared with Thunder management and that should have been disclosed to the Celtics in connection with the trade of Green in February 2011.

Under NBA rules, teams are required to disclose to each other in connection with trades any information in their possession or control about a player's prior injuries, illnesses, or other health conditions that could affect the player's ability to play NBA basketball at any point in the future.

Green had surgery on his heart in January 2012 and did not play during the 2011-12 season.

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