The tension between Rondo and Carlisle about play-calling had been brewing for a little while, team sources told ESPNDallas.com. It reached a boiling point when Rondo appeared to blow off a play call from the bench, prompting Carlisle to storm onto the court while calling a timeout and shouting at Rondo, who responded in kind.
February 23, 2017 | 5:42 pm EST Update
Bogdanovic quickly realized that he wasn’t in Brooklyn anymore. “It’s a big change for me (coming) from a team that’s the worst in the league to one of the best teams right now in the league, with an all-star point guard. It’s a big jump for me,” Bogdanovic told reporters on Thursday. “I can see a little bit from practice that they have great chemistry.”
Neil Olshey: “We wanted to build more for the future. We added Jusuf Nurkic, a young big guy. We like his potential. He came along with a first round pick, so having three picks in this draft — having all of our players offer cost-certainty because they’re all under contract — gives us a lot of flexibility to make deals when we get into the offseason.”