Before Waiters’ “Made in Philly” party, he spoke to HipHopSince1987 about his current situation with the Heat. While he’s enjoying the first big payday of his NBA career, Waiters knows he might have been able to sign a bigger contract if injuries didn’t limit him to 46 games last season. “At the end of the day when I was on that court I produced,” he said. “[The Heat went] 30-11 in the second half of the season – 23-5 when I was on the court. I wasn’t satisfied at all. For me, it was just a little taste. I’m 25 man. We’re not going nowhere. That’s why I always say, ‘Bet on yourself and double down.’
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.”