The NBA season got underway this week, as the much fancied Boston Celtics picked up an entertaining 105-87 victory against the 76ers. Hayward was greeted by a standing ovation from the crowd when he left the game in the final seconds.
The Boston Celtics had a "family dinner" at owner Wyc Grousbeck's house on Sunday prior to the start of the season.
Personnel from the Clippers are expected to attend a high number of Warriors games this season, sources said. I can not say I understand why he would vehemently decline a place on one of the NBA's greatest teams, with playing time no less. But you have to do the little things throughout the season.
Still, Durant likes where the Warriors are at.
These teams met in a season opener for the first time - though the Warriors won on the road against the Seattle SuperSonics in 1983. Rather, it stands to reason the hope was actual steam would be visible exiting the Brodie's ears as he was forced to watch Kevin Durant receive a second consecutive championship ring. Details are available at http://www.nba.com/leaguepass.
G League to offer $125K contracts to elite prospects as NCAA alternative
NCAA president Mark Emmert said the G League's plan could be a viable option for some prospects not interesting to go to college. The players also will be free to hire agents and pursue marketing deals, which are not allowed in the NCAA's amateurism model.
Our models project Adams for 13.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks for 32.2 FanDuel points on Tuesday.
It was great to see the ring ceremony and all, but the game that followed was deflated by the absence of Russell Westbrook, arguably the game's most entertaining player who has a knack for playing well against the Warriors. The Warriors thought they had another Iguodala type piece in McCaw, but now it seems he would rather test the waters somewhere else and become somewhat of his own player without the shadow of the one of the greatest runs in National Basketball Association history. He comes off his worst season in Oklahoma City and didn't thrive playing for Mike D'Antoni in NY.
New draft lottery odds debut this season.
Golden State whichever team wins the title comes up with next year. The league hopes that will reduce some of the incentive to lose on goal, but Commissioner Adam Silver has said there's still work to do to completely eliminate tanking. He repeatedly snubbed Boston when listing the league's top teams. Before missing nearly all of last season with a leg injury, the former San Antonio Spur finished had two straight top-three MVP finishes. "But the Warriors are the clear-cut favorite".