HoopsHype Richard Howell rumors
After speaking with a source close to DleagueDigest.com, Portland is likely to send EJ Singler, Dee Bost, and Richard Howell to Idaho for the start of the season, allowing Portland the decision of keeping Freeland. Will Freeland ultimately find a spot on Portland’s depth chart? The forthcoming set of preseason games, will play a large role in determining Freeland’s future with Portland. D-League Digest
Former North Carolina State standout Richard Howell has agreed to sign a partially guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM. Howell had been bought out from his French team and flew to the States to sign his new deal on Friday. Despite having 15 players under guaranteed deals, the Blazers are intrigued by Howell, the 6-foot-8 forward who averaged 12.7 points and 10.9 rebounds in his senior season at N.C. State. RealGM
Heading into the NBA Draft on June 27, Schroeder is one of the top point-guard prospects available. Along with Louisville point guard Peyton Siva, Pitt center Steven Adams, Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley, North Carolina State forward Richard Howell and Miami forward Kenny Kadji, he worked out for the Utah Jazz on Friday. "I think it went very well for me," said Schroeder, who doesn’t turn 20 until Sept. 15. "We practiced hard — [all] six guys. We gave everything on the floor." Salt Lake Tribune
The Kings interviewed six prospects Wednesday: Reggie Bullock (North Carolina), Alex Len (Maryland), Tim Hardaway Jr. (Michigan), Richard Howell (North Carolina State), Tony Snell (New Mexico) and Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State). Sacramento Bee
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