Jared Zwerling: The Pelicans have signed Toney Douglas for the rest of the season, via source. Had been on 10-days.
May 30, 2017 | 5:58 am EDT Update
The 7-footer’s rugged professional path has landed him at seemingly the perfect stop: in the Bay Area with the NBA’s best. Just don’t call him a journeyman. “I’ve never considered myself a journeyman in the first place,” McGee said after a practice this weekend. “Whatever y’all want to call me y’all can call me. The number of teams I’ve been on was in like one year. I’ve been with three teams in two years.”
The Nets’ last-place campaign doesn’t seem to have dimmed Brook Lopez’s spirits. Lopez — whose name came up at the trade deadline, and surely will again this offseason — is convinced his team laid a positive foundation in coach Kenny Atkinson’s first year, and he’s all in for the second. “I think there’s a lot of positivity. Our record wasn’t spectacular, but we all felt we grew a lot, we really improved, and our team never showed any quit. Those are important things to have,’’ Lopez said Monday according to Inquirer.net. “We believe we’re building that foundation and it’s in place and we can do something down the line if we continue to play for one another.
Ben Standig: Wizards hold their first formal pre-draft workout at Verizon Center. Melo Trimble vs. Monte Morris sounds fun. pic.twitter.com/mc8SWA9YJq
After an upstart social media campaign under the hashtag #KylesWish, Kyle Osborne, a 19-year-old with a terminal cancer diagnosis, had his dream of meeting LeBron James come true during the Eastern Conference finals. During warmups of Game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics on May 21, Osborne got to meet James – thanks in large part to someone Osborne had never met.