Theoretically, if Jonas Valanciunas continues to hit at this rate — 46.8 per cent — defences are going to have to start at least pretending to guard Valanciunas from that range. Theoretically. “They still go under (screens) on me on three-pointers,” DeMar DeRozan said. “Can’t really be surprised about nothing no more. … Not complaining at all. Not at all.” “It’s funny, because I think coach Scott Brooks (Thursday) with the Wizards was yelling at his guys that he can shoot,” Kyle Lowry added. “So I think teams are gonna start to pick up on it a little bit more and now he’s gonna have to make plays from that position sometimes.”
February 17, 2018 | 4:35 pm EST Update
Ramona Shelburne: This past summer, when Cleveland was trying to trade for him, Paul George said he and LeBron had lunch because they were in the same place on the same day, but “it wasn’t about teaming up.” Just strengthening their bond. 😎
Connor Letourneau: Durant said he f—— up his dynamic with Westbrook at All-Star last year. Said he let it be a thing when he should’ve just gotten out of his own head.
Antonio Martin Guirado: Goran Dragic thinks his national teammate Luka Doncic will jump to the MVP next season
February 17, 2018 | 4:17 pm EST Update
Drew Shiller: Klay made it clear he wants to stay with Warriors his whole career. When asked by Woj about playing the “free-agent game,” Klay said: “I’m gonna get a lot of questions about it. It’s become pretty robotic with what I say. So I’m sorry. But it’s just the nature of the beast.”