Former NBA great Moses Malone has died in his sleep in Norfolk, Va., according to multiple reports. Malone committed to the University of Maryland, but was drafted by the Utah Stars of the ABA in 1974 and decided to go pro. He played a season with the Stars, a season with the Sprits of St. Louis before coming to the NBA in 1976.
October 23, 2016 | 5:04 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: Toronto forward Jared Sullinger will undergo foot surgery Monday and miss extended time to start season, league sources tell @The Vertical.
Toronto Raptors forward Jared Sullinger will undergo surgery on his left foot, minimally missing several weeks to start the season. The surgery – a preventative procedure in which a screw will be inserted into the fifth metatarsal of Sullinger’s left foot – is set for Monday in New York.
The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday forward Jared Sullinger will have a screw inserted into the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. The surgery will be performed Monday afternoon by Dr. Martin O’Malley in New York City. The procedure is a preventative measure to alleviate symptomatic stress reactions. Sullinger’s status will be updated as appropriate.
Tim MacMahon: Rick Carlisle isn’t concerned that new Mavs max player Harrison Barnes shot 26.7 percent from the floor in the preseason. “Shooting percentages have never been an important thing to me,” Carlisle said. “I look much more at the process, the force and conviction with which guys are stepping into shots. He’s ready to go. He’ll be ready on Wednesday.”