Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca said that Paul Pierce’s No. 34 will be retired this upcoming season. “It’s going to be fantastic,” Pagliuca said. “For our era, the most recent era, he embodied the Celtics’ leadership, the Celtics’ brand and was the MVP of the championship team. So it’s going to be fantastic to see that happen.”
Salt Lake County Mayor McAdams recalled when Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller asked him years ago — when work to transform the county’s homeless services first began — how she could help. At the time, Miller had already given $1 million, McAdams said, but she told him “I want to give a lot more.”
Miller and her family on Wednesday vowed to match up to $10 million in donations for the three new homeless shelters in Salt Lake County slated to open in June 2019 — but not for the brick and mortar. The grant, intended to spur donations from other community members for potentially a total of $20 million, is meant to fund programs and services inside the three resource centers.
The following statement was issued today by CEO & Controlling Owner Jeanie Buss on behalf of the team: “We are saddened to hear the news regarding Tommy Hawkins. He was and will always be part of the Lakers family.”
Alex Kennedy: LeBron camp is vehemently denying this report. “That source is totally off, especially about the relationship between LeBron and ownership.”