It was viewed by some as a mild surprise when the Lakers waived Robert Upshaw instead of Robert Sacre on Tuesday, but people within the organization were unanimous in the decision. Sacre keeps the locker room light with his offbeat humor, can play some defense as the team’s third-string center, and has a guaranteed contract for just under $1 million.
Mike Bresnahan: Lakers hope Upshaw clears waivers + signs with their D-League team. He was cut because of "big-time learning curve on both ends," Byron said
According to a team announcement Tuesday afternoon, the Celtics have waived three of their four camp invitees in Levi Randolph, Coty Clarke and Malcolm Miller, trimming their roster down to 17 players.
January 27, 2023 | 9:16 pm EST Update
Doug Smith: Nick Nurse, diplomatically, on some goofiness among NBA player all-star votes: “I feel that the players should be given a vote, I think they feel strongly about who should be in it but I think in just about any kind of voting system, we have issues.”