More Porzingis rumors are coming up to the surface now. According to Woj, the Knicks are still looking to shop the Latvian big man in hopes to draft Josh Jackson and also acquire a veteran starter. Phil stated “as much as we love him, we have to do what is best for the club.” God that guy is a moron:
AmicoHoops lead writer Sam Amico reported that the Spurs are “dangling” LaMarcus Aldridge hoping to land a top ten pick, he states an executive told him to watch out for the Kings as a suitor. Hey, the Kings are dumb as fuck… SA NEEDS to deal LaMarcus now before he completely crumbles, get value now because Sacramento is stupid.
The Celtics are once again in the news as they are rumored to be zeroed in on drafting Duke F Jayson Tatum in tomorrow’s NBA draft in Brooklyn. Later today, TheScore reported the Celtics are still interested in trading down further in the draft. Danny Ainge’s planning is a fucking circus..
JR Smith was “hacked” today which led to him posting “goood bye CAVS!!” on his facebook page. Not sure if he was hacked, or there is actual dysfunction in the Cavaliers circle… i’ll bet he got hacked, but still ironic.
Today, Chauncey Billups met with the Cavaliers for the second time about their GM vacancy. Ice Cube told TMZ that Billups is “out” of the upcoming “Big 3” 3 on 3 tournament to take the job as either prez of basketball operations or GM.
The Mavericks have reportedly expressed “big” interest in French guard Frank Ntilikina and have growing “concern” that the Knicks will take him at the #8 pick. The Mavs since have been in trade talks in the T-Wolves about trading up. The Knicks have also met with Lauri Markkenan about being picked; of course Never put it past Phil Jackson wants to draft some foreign weirdo.