Marc Stein: Despite hard push late from Hapoel Jerusalem back home, former Mavs/Pels PG Gal Mekel formally signed this AM with Nizhny Novgorod in Russia
November 26, 2015 | 7:21 am EST Update
The only way Thompson to Toronto seemed viable was if Thompson took the Cavs’ qualifying offer last summer, which would’ve made him an unrestricted free agent next year. He said Wednesday he didn’t have much interest in that. “I never thought about it,” he said. “My whole thing was to focus on getting better and whenever my situation was handled, my business was handled, that’s when I was going to get back on the court. Whenever it was, so be it. I’m glad it’s here in Cleveland.”
Charles F Gardner: Wild finish at Bradley Center and security and police all over halls after game. Bucks players escorted O.J. Mayo to his car, source said.