During the 2016-17 season, I talked with some of the best players in the league about the legacy of Dirk Nowitzki and what it is like suiting up against him. “He has done so much for not only the NBA, not only in Dallas, but his country. From him, to Kob, to Timmy D, to KG (Big Ticket). They had a wave, those guys are legends. They opened the doors for younger guys like myself and other players who are flourishing. The best foreigner to ever play the game. He brought a championship here. He’s done so much for the game of basketball.” – James Harden.
June 26, 2017 | 5:17 pm EDT Update
The Charlotte Hornets announced today the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning July 1. Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas will serve as head coach of the team’s summer league squad
“What the Jazz were telling me is they traded with the Lakers to get me because they knew the Spurs were going to get me,” Tony Bradley said of San Antonio, which held the next pick. “That shows the Jazz really wanted me.”
“We had a pretty good idea that Utah was going to make something happen,” Tony Bradley’s agent, John Spencer, said. “We heard from other sources that San Antonio was going to be in the mix. I really though Oklahoma City was going to be the wildcard.”