Kobe Bryant an Olympian again?

wpid-i_8d_2b_b5_182451033.jpg
Kobe Bryant has a chance to be a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic team, even though he is not attending Team USA’s minicamp this week, USA Basketball Executive Director Jerry Colangelo told SheridanHoops Tuesday. “If he had a great year, it would be a great story for him to try to close out his career by winning a gold medal,” Colangelo said.

, , , , , ,

This rumor is part of a storyline: 225 more rumors
More HoopsHype Rumors
February 9, 2016 | 9:54 pm EST Update

Omri Casspi on Miami's radar?

wpid-i_9d_c6_4a_182543958.jpg
Miami has explored numerous options, one of which is Sacramento’s Omri Casspi, who entered Tuesday’s play at 42.2 percent from behind the arc, 11th in the NBA among players with at least 100 attempts. He’s 89 of 211, which would be the most conversions on the Heat, eight more than Chris Bosh. He’s also reasonably young (27) and cheap (on a two-year, $6 million contract).
This rumor is part of a storyline: 1 more rumor
i_7b_d9_0f_gettyimages-490898242.png
So it’s not likely, without including a draft choice — and Miami can’t trade a first-rounder before the 2024 draft — that Miami can just dump cap space (in the form of, say, Chris Andersen’s contract) on Sacramento. It may need to include a player of some value, and sources say Sacramento has expressed interest in Tyler Johnson, even though Johnson may miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 172 other followers