Al Horford: I was in a position in Atlanta where we still (were competitive), we beat them in the playoffs, we were ahead of them, but I did like how they played, the grit that the guys had on the team. And I just felt like if we were able to add some pieces and put some things together, we were going to have a chance to do some special things. And I think last year we surprised a lot of people how we did.
November 17, 2017 | 5:33 pm EST Update
Spoelstra previously had mentioned the possibility of seasoning for Adebayo in the developmental league. “I’m not at that point right now,” he said Friday. “But if it gets to a point where he’s not playing, I mean, he’s my next guy. That’s the thing. I’m still surprised he hasn’t found a way in.”
Gina Mizell: Jameer Nelson on the end of his #Nuggets tenure: “Management and ownership wanted the two younger point guards (Murray and Mudiay) to play. It’s no secret. That just was reality. It wasn’t a surprise. It was just a matter of when was it gonna happen?”