With the NBA schedule starting to leak out piecemeal, a columnist for Mexico City’s El Universal reports the Nets will play the Thunder and Heat on Thursday, December 7, and Saturday, December 9, in the Mexican capital. Paulina Benavente tweeted out the report, complete with what looks like an official NBA graphic, on Tuesday.
December 16, 2017 | 8:57 pm EST Update
Michael Scotto: I asked Russell Westbrook what reception he expects for Carmelo Anthony. He replied, “I suppose all cheers, in my opinion. He gave all he gave to New York. He’s done an amazing job of representing New York very well. I’m pretty sure the people here understand and know that.”
Jon Krawczynski: Thibs on Crawford working through things: “Everyone has to sacrifice for the team.” Mentioned Dieng, KAT, Butler, Wiggins all sacrificing. “It’s based on the team. The team has to play well.”