Lauri Markkanen Rumors

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Lauri Markkanen
Lauri Markkanen
Position: F-C
Born: 05/22/97
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:230 lbs. / 104.3 kg.
Salary: $4,536,120
The texts started Saturday night and carried into Sunday morning. One idea that had significant support, according to sources, was the players simply not showing up to the Advocate Center on Sunday. A preliminary plan was to gather at one player’s house and wait for the phones to begin buzzing. That plan fizzled because Lauri Markkanen and Robin Lopez spoke up, voicing their concerns about the unprofessionalism of that potential act of rebellion, as well as the impact such a stance could have on the roster’s younger, less established players, sources said.
Markkanen, who will start his first game of the season on Tuesday night against the Pacers, said the he “loved” playing for Hoiberg but had pause when asked whether or not Hoiberg had maintained control of the locker room. “It’s hard to say,” Markkanen said. “That’s a hard question.” When pressed, Markkanen said players in the locker room respected Hoiberg. “I think so,” Markkanen said. “But, of course, it’s different. I’m used to a more laid-back coach. I don’t know if there’s one right type of coach.”
2 months ago via ESPN