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 30, 2016 | 9:59 pm EDT Update
Matthew Dellavedova: It was great to have Larry out to visit! A big thank you to the Cavs, the NBA and LeBron for letting me have the trophy for a couple of days 👍 great having a chat to these blokes @hamishandandy, see you in Milwaukee for a rematch @hamishblakeshotz @upandgoau
August 30, 2016 | 5:27 pm EDT Update
Joffrey Lauvergne: Glad to be a new part of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Can’t wait to start this new challenge.
Dellavedova told the crowd at Fed Square that playing under legendary point guard Jason Kidd was a key in signing with the Bucks. “To be able to play for a coach who is one of the best point guards of all time, I’m going to be able to learn a lot off him and try to really expand my game and be in more of a leadership role than I was in Cleveland,” he said.
“My agent was talking to a fair few teams, the Bucks were interested, Sacramento, the Cavs, but Milwaukee just seemed like a really good fit for me (as a) young up and coming team that’s got a lot of potential.”