Harden, the slowest-moving defensive wing in the NBA,2 sometimes argues for too long, putting the Rockets in a tough spot when he does. Houston’s been fantastic when it can set its defense; the club ranked seventh in efficiency on that end after a make, according to Inpredictable, which specializes in win probabilities and advanced stats. But the club falls to 24th after it misses a shot and has less opportunity to align itself properly.
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.”