“The NCAA isn’t FIBA. It isn’t the NBA. It’s a completely different brand of basketball. The rules are different. The strategies are different. The athletes are different,” said Brown, who expected Saric and TLC to hit the ground running: “What’s common in the world that they came from is the physicality. The grind. The pounding. They’re playing against men.”
April 30, 2017 | 8:03 pm EDT Update
Aaron Falk: Tribune sources: Alec Burks may be shut down for the remainder of the playoffs with current knee injury. Final decision yet to be made
Chances are good the LA Clippers will start a D-League team in Southern California next season, with the possibility that the latest piece in what has become a massive growth spurt by the minor league will have immediate international implications.