The San Antonio Spurs, as part of their ongoing roster restructuring, have struck a deal to acquire Sacramento Kings point guard Ray McCallum, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the Spurs, as early as Friday, will swap a future second-round pick for McCallum, whom San Antonio pegs as a replacement for the outgoing Cory Joseph.
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Still, after this year’s team battled through plenty of adversity, Mavs coach Rick Carlisle says he hopes to see a bevy of players return to pick up where they left off at during the ’15-16 season. “We’re heading into the summer with some decisions to make. You know, there’s a lot still to be determined,” Carlisle confessed. “We’re going to be persistent and keep banging away. That’s what you’ve got to do,” he added. “You know, this year, even though we didn’t get out of the first round, I thought the guys that we had available competed like champions.
The cost of building Golden 1 Center has jumped an additional $16 million, bringing the current price tag to $534.6 million for the Sacramento Kings’ new downtown arena. The latest increase was revealed this month in a construction consultant’s report to Sacramento city officials. At $534.6 million, the price represents a 12 percent increase from the $477 million budget that was in place when the Kings broke ground on the arena in October 2014.