Mike Bresnahan: Rob Pelinka added that the Lakers front office fully agrees on the need to keep ascending the Larry O’Brien “trophy mountain.” “Until we get to the top of it, we won’t be satisfied,” he said.
ESPN Cleveland: Windhorst: I don’t think LeBron will sign a 5-year deal with the #Cavs this summer. He may resign but I don’t think for the max. I am not sure he can trust the organization and Dan Gilbert after the Kyrie Irving trade. LeBron would have preferred they forced Kyrie to play.
“I would say we are looking to use our cap space actively,” Cuban said Monday. “We will take back salary to get picks or guys we think can play.” This doesn’t mean you should expect a blockbuster before the deadline. But the kindling wood for a bonfire is in place. And don’t be surprised if you hear a lot of speculation between now and then.
The current Jazz owner and billionaire businesswoman Gail Miller was the recipient of the Rosa Parks Award Monday during the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon on MLK Day in Ballroom Salon A at Little America Hotel. At least 500 people were in attendance for the event, hosted by the NAACP Salt Lake Branch.
The Rosa Parks Award was established in 1992 in honor of the civil rights icon and annually honors women in Utah who help “Keep the Dream Alive.” Miller supports various charitable, education and humanitarian causes through the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation where she routinely volunteers her free time for those in need.
Kevin Durant’s desire to own an NBA team has intensified since joining the Golden State Warriors, sources told ESPN. Over the last year and a half, sources say Durant and his business partner Rich Kleiman have taken numerous meetings with existing owners and tech CEOs to learn the lay of the land.