There is little optimism that Ranadive will voluntarily step back from basketball operations. Though he insists in conversations that Divac has been empowered to make player personnel decisions — he told one source that the only decisions he has made are trading for Gay and refusing to deal Cousins — not a single league source for this story outside of Sacramento said that ultimate authority resides anywhere but with Ranadive.
November 27, 2022 | 8:51 pm EST Update
Kendra Andrews: Klay Thompson: “Adversity is the best thing for a team. We had that early on. We have a lot of guys who thrive off the naysayers or those who say you cant do something. I think we are hitting our stride, but there is so much basketball left.”
CJ Holmes: Draymond Green on Jonathan Kuminga’s impact in recent games: “It’s beautiful. You felt the impact. I know we’ve 100% felt and seen the impact. And the reality is, what it boils down to is energy, effort and attention to detail when you’re a young guy.”