Aldridge said he’d love it if the story was a simple one — Randolph and the team welcomed him with open arms, preparing him for his destined role as the franchise’s prized post player. “I wish I could say that,” Aldridge said. “I want to give you that story so bad. But I’m trying to tell you, they did not believe in me in the beginning. I was a ‘project.'”
June 30, 2015 | 9:57 pm EDT Update
Michael Scotto: Source: Knicks have some interest in Paul Millsap, but his possible price range of $17-19 million per season would be too high for New York.: 4 more rumors
Chris Mannix: Another name on Sacramento’s radar, per source: Jeremy Lin.: 1 more rumor
Eric Pincus: Boston Celtics don’t give qualifying offer to Luigi Datome @BBallInsiders basketballinsiders.com/boston-celtics…
Tom Moore: #NBA source confirms #Sixers decline $1.18 million qualifying offer for Henry Sims, making him unrestricted. #76ers
Jason Jones: Kings majority owner says report of team’s interest in Kentucky’s John Calipari ‘categorically untrue’ sacb.ee/3CX3: 5 more rumors
John Calipari: For the 100th time, I have the best basketball coaching position in the world. I am not looking for any other coaching position. Stefan Bondy: Still, consistently hear from people close to Calipari that he wants another shot at the NBA as GM + coach.