Olynyk said he has had the opportunity to hit the practice court with James Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Wayne Ellington, Adebayo and Hassan Whiteside, who apparently is becoming a fast friend. “He’s a great guy, a great character, a super nice guy,” he said of their encounters. “But he’s a beast. I’m really excited to play with him and be able to play with a guy of his size and his abilities on the floor, defensively, offensively, on the glass. He’s awesome to be around and [I’m] really looking forward to playing with him.”
October 17, 2017 | 9:49 pm EDT Update
Jeff Zillgitt: Gordon Hayward hasn’t been taken to a hospital and is still at Quicken Loans Arena, per @KristenLedlow.
A source with direct knowledge of Cavs’ players thinking told cleveland.com that several inside the Cleveland locker room were upset Monday upon hearing that a video was planned. Carper said the decision to cancel the video was not made because of the Cavs’ players’ objections, and he said no objections had been voiced to him.
Chris Fedor: #Celtics Kyrie Irving picks up a technical foul for trash-talking with LeBron James. It was a little while after Kyrie was jawing with Lue
The Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan called Bayless “a clown” and noted that this was “bigger than basketball.” The Spurs’ Rudy Gay called Bayless “a heartless clown.”