Brian Schmitz: Croatian F Damjan Rudez is expected to be on the Orlando Magic’s training-camp roster, according to the team.
Free agent Croatian forward Damjan Rudez has a deal for a next season contract with the Orlando Magic. According to Eurohoops sources the two sides agreed to terms and the official announcement is expected soon. A gifted shooter, Rudez signed a three-year contract with the Indiana Pacers back in 2014 and during the 2014-15 season led all rookies in the three-point shooting percentage. On the summer of 2015 Rudez was traded to the Minessota Timberwolves and he beame a free agent this summer.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Sources: Minnesota declining option on forward Damjan Rudez, who shot 41 percent on 3's for Pacers in 2014-'15. Another shooter on market.
September 28, 2021 | 4:35 pm EDT Update
Anthony Slater: Steve Kerr said Klay Thompson “basically did everything in practice today” since they didn’t scrimmage or do much contact. “Klay looked great. Shooting the lights out.”
Nick Friedell: Kerr says Draymond (excused absence) was not at Tuesday’s first practice. Kerr said he liked the “vibe” around the team — especially the fact that Klay is participating in non-contact drills and is in very good spirits as his rehab continues.
Gerald Bourguet: Cam Payne: “It feels like we’ve been in season for 3 years straight.” Reporter: “Was the break too shor-” Payne, immediately: “Yeah. It’s cool though. I was cool with the short break, ’cause we made it that far.”
Buying and selling six-figure JPEGs is a weird phenomenon but in the end doesn’t do a ton to convince the average internet user that NFTs are worth caring about though. Eternal wants to turn trading internet history into a game, but it’s focused on a very particular slice of the web — popular clips from game streamers. In a user interface that functions and feels very similar to NBA Top Shot, users can buy packs of serialized clips from Eternal’s network of game streamers they’ve partnered with.
The startup is building up a pretty wide roster of crypto investment firms and personalities as its backers including Mark Cuban, Coinbase Ventures, Gary Vaynerchuk, Dapper Labs and Arrington Capital, who have invested $4.5 million in the startup in its latest funding round. The team was previously backed by Y Combinator.
September 28, 2021 | 3:46 pm EDT Update
Sean Highkin: Damian Lillard says he feels better physically to start this training camp than he has going into other seasons because he took 20 days completely off training after the Olympics. “I need to prioritize. I’m not 24 no more.”