Executive producer Arka Sengupta said Leonard was first contacted through his agent Mitch Frankel. After Leonard showed interest, Sengupta met with the four-time NBA All-Star to talk to him about how he could be involved in the film. Within five minutes of the pitch, Sengupta said, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP agreed to join as an executive producer.
Former Virginia forward and Memphis star Austin Nichols is declaring for the NBA Draft and will sign with an agent, he told Scout on Tuesday. “First of all I just want to thank the University of Virginia and everything they’ve done for me,” Nichols said. “I left on sort of a bad note, but I learned a lot and I grew a lot at Virginia. I have decided to declare for the NBA Draft and I’m going to be signing with Aaron Turner.”
After practice Wednesday, McLemore said he has given little thought to what it might all mean for his future in Sacramento. “I’m really not even focused on that,” McLemore said. “I let my agent Rich Paul and my circle kind of handle all that, and keep me up to date with things like that. Now I’ve got a daughter here in my world, so I’m really focused on that and finishing the season strong.”