Simmons is the rookie of the year by the way, and it’s not really close. The Sixers rookie’s advanced analytics are better than Mitchell’s, and with the way Philly has been playing with Embiid out it kind of guts the one thing — value — the Jazz rookie held over his rival.
The Jazz entered the bubble with Donovan Mitchell‘s and Rudy Gobert‘s relationship reportedly appearing unsalvageable. Bojan Bogdanovic missed the entire restart to injury. Mike Conley missed the start of the playoffs for the birth of his child.
On Tuesday, ESPN reported the NBA and the NBA Players Association were planning to paint “Black Lives Matter” on the court at the three arenas that will be used at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, when the season resumes on July 31.
“In knowing where he is and the caliber of coach he is, I wouldn’t want to mislead him and tell him it was going to be a certain way and then have it not be that way,” Presti said. “But ultimately, it was also five years and I think in his mind, it may have […]
Considering what his role was at this time last year, that’s quite the improvement for Trask. As the 2019 season began, Trask was backing up Feleipe Franks. Then, in just the second week of the season, Franks suffered a season-ending injury against Kentucky. At that point, Trask picked up the slack and had a successful […]
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that it will be “well into 2021” before the country returns to a “degree of normality” of pre-coronavirus times.
“Don’t take anything for granted in this game and any play can be your last,” Lawrence said. “You can’t live in fear. I don’t think Tua would say, ‘hey, I wish I wouldn’t have played.’ He was committed on that decision and he’s thankful he got every game he did at Alabama.”
At Wednesday’s Oklahoma-Utah game in Oklahoma City, the game was postponed after the teams had been announced. But officials huddled and the teams were set back to their locker rooms. The arena announcer then said the game was cancelled because of “unforeseen circumstances.” The cancellation came about 35 minutes after the scheduled tip-off.
Green is a bit of a mystery to me. If you look at players like him who tend to play bigger than their physical dimensions, their production often nosedives in their early 30s. Green has dealt with a bunch of nagging injuries in recent years, and I think there’s a chance he becomes significantly less […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic hit a deep, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a triple-double on a sprained ankle and the short-handed Dallas Mavericks beat the the Los Angeles Clippers 135-133 in overtime Sunday to even the playoff series at two games apiece.