Wall will be an unrestricted sneaker free agent this summer, after the season concludes. The adidas “match clause” will have expired, and Wall will be free to sign with any brand of his liking. Unsurprisingly, Wall has been spotted literally never in adidas off-court this fall, even wearing Retro Jordans from time to time, and practicing in Kobe Xs. Tonight, for the first time, he wore the Nike Kobe X on court in a game, apparently citing “footwear issues” with his JWall 2 signature shoe. “My main focus is just play basketball,” Wall said when asked by the Washington Post after shoot-around earlier this month. “I let my agents and marketing team and them negotiate and talk.”
August 29, 2016 | 7:14 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Lakers signed forward Travis Wear to a training camp deal, league source tells @The Vertical. He will compete for a roster spot.
Daryl Mark Pulido: Any updates with Larry Sanders? Are the Cavs interested in him to join the Camp in September? – Steve Kyler: Nothing new, but Larry Sanders is not doing a camp-only deal, it has to be right situation with real opportunity.
Bill Oram: Lakers will hold announce naming rights partnership of new training facility on Wednesday. Whole lotta UCLA Health folks set to attend… Not hard to connect some dots here https://t.co/zKl0qp5w0S
August 29, 2016 | 6:40 pm EDT Update
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Source: NBA veteran Jason Thompson, split last season with Warriors and Raptors, finalized a deal in China with Shandong.
Darren Wolfson: As Taylor said on the Scoop podcast, Ricky Rubio starting year here. But Sac. has long admired him, as reported. #twolves – RT: SiriusXM NBA: @Mitch_Lawrence says the #Kings had been telling teams they were close to trading for a PG – was thought to be Ricky Rubio. Appears off now.