Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has ended his agreement with investment bank Evercore Partners, who he hired to explore a sale of the team, banking sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday. Prokhorov, who owns 80 percent of the team and 45 percent of Barclays Center, hired the bank in January to take offers on the heels of Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers. But in recent days, the idea that the team would be sold in the very-near future didn’t seem likely.
May 25, 2016 | 4:05 pm EDT Update
KC Johnson: Bill Duffy, Joakim Noah’s agent: “Joakim and I speak on daily about his future. There has been zero indication he doesn’t wish to return to Bulls. Joakim has great respect for the city, the fans and the organization.”
DeMar DeRozan’s days in the six might be numbered … that’s according to his best friend and former teammate, Romeo Miller, who says he knows where DeRozan is headed … and he strongly suggests it’s L.A. We got Romeo out at The Grove and asked him about DeMar … who will be one of the most coveted free agents of the NBA off-season.
Romeo would be the guy to ask … he and DeRozan have been best friends for years, growing up together and playing college ball at USC. Check out the clip … it’s been reported DeMar wants to bolt the north for L.A. and Romeo adds to that fire … hinting STRONGLY that he knows the Lakers are the right spot for his best pal.