But Gaines shut out the noise, saw the very rare combination of a 7-foot-3 player who can shoot from deep, pass well and had an excellent vertical. After watching him live in Spain that February, he texted Jackson that Porzingis should be considered the No. 1 pick. “His argument for Kristaps Porzingis convinced me to make that out-of-the-box choice,’’ Jackson admitted in the email.
June 22, 2021 | 3:44 pm EDT Update
Chris Kirschner: Nate McMillan said Bogdan Bogdanovic’s knee is sore and they don’t know about his availability yet. As always with this stuff, McMillan will likely say tomorrow how he’s a game-time decision.
Freshly debuted on Louis Vuitton’s website, the “Ball in Basket” bag looks just as you would expect. Letting the purse speak for itself, the brand’s website even puts it plainly: “It’s a basketball-shaped bag, inside a basketball net bag.” This basketball, however, is covered in LV’s signature monogram pattern and costs a cool $4,450.
Tristan Thompson appears to be headed for a legal win in his libel suit against the woman claiming he fathered her child … the court is leaning toward awarding him a chunk of cash. According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, the court says it’s leaning towards granting the NBA baller a nearly $53k default judgment against Kimberly Alexander.