Coaching change or not, there are rival executives out there who believe that the Grizzlies will ultimately be forced to look hard at trading Mayor of Memphis, Zach Randolph, if they want to commission a serious shake-up that leads to a roster infusion of youth and athleticism. As shocking to the system as that would be for many Memphians, Randolph is the player on the roster most likely to fetch a difference-maker in return. So we have to keep a lookout for that as well, should the Grizz decide they need to make a more drastic move than their interest in Mario Chalmers we reported earlier this week.
November 27, 2015 | 2:55 pm EST Update
“It was definitely dumb on my part,” he said Friday of the incident. “It’s something that I am embarrassed about . [He’s] still dealing with the league and the team. But I’m not happy about it at all. But we are still going to through the process of what we are going to do.” Okafor said he told Sixers coach Brett Brown about the altercation Thursday afternoon was boarding the plan to Houston.
Bill Oram: Byron Scott says its rest vs. rust with Kobe on determining back-to-backs. “It’s a hell of a balance,” Byron Scott said.
Brian Windhorst: NBA suspended Bucks coach Jason Kidd for tonight’s game at Magic for “aggressively pursuing and confronting a game official” on Wednesday. Joe Prunty will coach the Bucks in place of Jason Kidd tonight. Previously took over for Kidd in Brooklyn when he was suspended.