And-Ones: Njie, Young, Mannion, Mudiay

Swedish player outside Njie signs a contract in the NBA G League and enters the October 23 draft, agent Jerry Dianis told Hoops Rumors. Njie turned down several offers from the EuroLeague and Liga ACB, Dianis said. The 6’3″ point guard was named Rookie of the Year in the Swedish Basketball League last season, averaging … Read more

Report: Boston Celtics waive Jabari Parker

The Boston Celtics are waiving Jabari Parker, according to a report by Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe: Parker’s contract was guaranteed for $100,000 and that amount will be on the Celtics cap sheet for the 2021-22 season. Parker signed with the Celtics late in the 2020-21 season. In 10 regular season games with Boston, … Read more

What Mikal Bridges Expansion Means For The Phoenix Suns And The Future Of Deandre Ayton

The start of the 2021-22 NBA season not only marked the beginning of a free agency, but also extensions for former first-round rosters entering the fourth and final season of their rookie contracts. The 2018 design has delivered a particularly lavish class of rookie extensions. After Luka Doncic, Trae Young and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander all signed … Read more

Andrew Wiggins is confident the 2021-22 Warriors are ‘championship class’ team

SAN FRANCISCO – Andrew Wiggins, generally reserved if not downright laconic, didn’t say a word on Sunday when discussing the Warriors’ potential this season. “With all the pieces we have,” Wiggins said after practice, “I definitely think we’re a championship-class team.” After missing out on the NBA playoffs in each of the last two seasons, … Read more

First-year Celtics coach Ime Udoka penalizes player after complaining to referees: ‘That’s not the team we want to be’

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was recently asked what advice he would give to someone embarking on their first NBA head coaching appearance. “You have to be authentic to yourself,” he said. “When players feel that authenticity and honesty, that’s the most important thing they want to hear and see.” We’re not even in … Read more

Recalibration needed to enter the day of UNC

CHAPEL HILL, NC — Last weekend, after a crushing loss to the hapless state of Florida, Mack Brown turned his post-game anger to the media for inflated preseason predictions. On Saturday night, after a 45-42 win over a Miami team playing its third quarterback, the Hall of Fame head coach turned his attention to his … Read more