July 29, 2016 | 6:40 pm EDT Update
Colton Iverson and the Boston Celtics have not discussed an agreement for a deal, according to a source close to the situation. Iverson was reported to have reached an agreement to join the Celtics for training camp, but a source subsequently told MassLive’s Jay King, “There is no agreement.” The Celtics and Iverson’s camp are, “Not even discussing an agreement,” a source told CelticsBlog.
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Pablo Prigioni (pri-gee-OH-nee). He will wear #9 for the Rockets. Prigioni (6-3, 185) has appeared in 270 games with 51 starts across four NBA seasons while posting an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.98. Dating back to 2012-13, he is one of 10 players with at least 270 games played to have more steals than turnovers, joining teammates Trevor Ariza and Corey Brewer. Prigioni spent the second half of the 2014-15 season with the Rockets and helped the team advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 1996-97.
Here is a video from the account of a person named Aijalon O SoGmfe where a man, presumably SoGmfe, asks Russell Westbrook how he feels about Kevin Durant. For those of you who’ve been living under a rock, Durant left the Thunder and Westbrook to go to the Warriors earlier in July. Westbrook’s response? He just laughs.
Williams then added he can’t wait to get back to coaching full-time. “I wouldn’t even think that if I didn’t know, one, my wife would want me to; my kids talk about it all the time. And there have been some things that have happened in my life lately that have allowed me to get that back. I’m so juiced up and ready to get back into it again.”
Craig Sager’s fight with leukemia will prevent the basketball sideline reporter form covering the Rio Olympics for NBC. NBC said Thursday in a statement that the 65-year-old Sager is preparing for a third bone marrow transplant at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Sager was first diagnosed with leukemia in 2014 and announced in March that he was no longer in remission.