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  • Mavs Notes: Carlisle, Doncic, Dinwiddie, Harrison May 17, 2022
    Former Mavs coach and current Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said Luka Doncic is destined for multiple Most Valuable Player awards in a radio interview with 105.3 The FAN (hat tip to Callie Caplan of the Dallas Morning News). “I don’t have any question in my mind that there will be multiple MVPs in his future,” […]
  • Draft Notes: Christie, Rhoden, Brooks, Lee, Johnson, Bieniemy, Combine May 17, 2022
    Michigan State freshman guard Max Christie will stay in the draft and hire an agent, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweets. Christie is ranked No. 44 in ESPN’s Best Available list. Christie averaged 9.3 PPG, 3.5 RPG and 1.5 APG in 35 games with the Spartans. He’s participating at the Chicago Pre-Draft Combine this week. We have […]
  • Poll: Golden State Warriors Vs. Dallas Mavericks May 17, 2022
    The Warriors took down the Western Conference’s No. 2 seed, the Grizzlies. Then the Mavericks eliminated the top-seeded Suns with a stunning Game 7 blowout on Phoenix’s home floor. What’s left on that side of the playoff bracket is an enticing matchup featuring two of the game’s biggest stars, Stephen Curry and Luka Doncic. Curry […]
  • Northwest Notes: Cousins, Nuggets, Mitchell, Timberwolves May 17, 2022
    The Nuggets have a strong interest in re-signing backup center DeMarcus Cousins, according to Harrison Wind of Cousins began the season in Milwaukee and finished it in Denver, averaging 8.9 PPG and 5.5 RPG in 31 regular-season contests and 10.6 PPG and 3.4 RPG in five postseason outings. Whether Denver makes that move depends […]
  • Pacific Notes: Westbrook, McNair, Christie, Lue May 16, 2022
    While many Lakers fans hope they’ve seen the last of Russell Westbrook in a Los Angeles uniform, the front office is proceeding as if Westbrook will remain a part of the team. Head coaching candidates that they’ve interviewed have been asked to discuss how they would use the enigmatic point guard in their system, Sam […]
  • Lowry To Miss Game 1 Of Eastern Conference Finals May 16, 2022
    Heat point guard Kyle Lowry has officially been listed as out for Game 1 against the Celtics due to his lingering hamstring injury, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald tweets. The news comes as no surprise since Lowry didn’t practice on Monday. Hobbled by the injury, Lowry has appeared in only five postseason games. He […]
  • Bucks Notes: Middleton, Portis, Connaughton, Matthews May 16, 2022
    The Bucks‘ defense performed relatively well in their second-round series vs. Boston, holding a Celtics team that led the NBA with a 122.6 offensive rating after the All-Star break to a 108.8 mark in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. However, Milwaukee’s own offense struggled — the team ranked third in the league with a 114.3 offensive […]
  • Grizzlies Notes: Jones, Offseason, Clarke May 16, 2022
    Although he said it’s not the “end all, be all” for him, Grizzlies point guard Tyus Jones admitted in his end-of-season press conference that he’d like to be a starter, writes Damichael Cole of The Memphis Commercial Appeal. “You always strive for more, but at the same time with that being said, I’ve always viewed […]
  • Alvin Gentry Remains With Kings In Front Office Role May 16, 2022
    Alvin Gentry has accepted a full-time position in the Kings‘ front office, according to Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic (Twitter link), who report that Gentry’s title will be vice president of basketball engagement. Gentry began the 2021/22 season as an assistant on Luke Walton‘s coaching staff, then became the interim head coach […]
  • Celtics/Heat Injury Updates: Smart, Williams, Lowry May 16, 2022
    The Celtics are listing guard Marcus Smart as questionable for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday due to a right mid-foot sprain he sustained in Game 7 of the Eastern Semifinals, the team announced today (via Twitter). According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter), Smart underwent an MRI on his injured foot […]
  • Warriors To Host 2022 California Classic Summer League May 16, 2022
    The California Classic Summer League will return for a fourth year in 2022, with the Warriors taking over for the Kings as the event’s host, according to a press release. The California Classic, a four-team Summer League, was launched by the Kings in 2018, and took place again in 2019 and 2021. In each of […]
  • Atlantic Notes: Harden, Rivers, Knicks, Flynn May 16, 2022
    Sixers guard James Harden was still an elite player in 2021/22, but his numbers began trending in the wrong direction and he appeared to have lost the explosive first step that defined his MVP-caliber seasons, writes Tommy Beer of With Harden set to turn 33 this summer, giving him a long-term, maximum-salary contract could […]
  • Tornike Shengelia Seeking Return To NBA May 16, 2022
    Veteran forward Tornike Shengelia, who last played in the NBA in 2014, is looking to return to the league, sources tell Donatas Urbonas of Shengelia was drafted 54th overall in 2012 and spent most of his two NBA seasons with the Nets before being dealt to the Bulls prior to the 2014 deadline. In […]
  • Celtics Notes: G. Williams, Brown, Udoka, Tatum May 16, 2022
    Thrust into a starting role in Game 4 of the Celtics‘ series vs. Milwaukee after Robert Williams went down with another knee injury, Grant Williams scored just 11 total points on 3-of-15 shooting in his first three starts. However, the team’s faith in him was rewarded on Sunday when he remained in the starting lineup […]
  • Suns Notes: Paul, Ayton, Booker, Johnson May 16, 2022
    The Suns‘ season ended in embarrassing fashion on Sunday night in Game 7 at home vs. Dallas, falling behind by 30 points by halftime and trailing by as many as 46 in the second half before losing by a score of 123-90. After yet another Game 7 loss for Chris Paul, the 37-year-old point guard […]