As for radio host Colin Cowherd, he’s not so sure about that top-10 status. “This top-10 Dirk Nowitzki stuff, give me a break,” Cowherd said Wednesday on his show The Herd with Colin Cowherd. “I like him. You’re putting me in a position where I now have to criticize Dirk Nowitzki. I’m very happy for him, he’s been a great ambassador in Dallas, he’s funny, he’s self-deprecating, I like him a lot. Top-10? God, give me a break. There’s no physical component to his game at all.”
May 26, 2018 | 7:26 am EDT Update
According to Dean Blevins of New 9 in Oklahoma City, he was told that George’s agent is telling people within the NBA that his client intends to re-sign with the Thunder this summer. Allegedly, apparently, Paul George plans to stay with the Thunder. I know. It’s not what people believe. But in separate conversations, I’m told P.G.’s agent has told people associated with the NBA that P.G. believes the injury loss of Andre Roberson was huge and he’s staying. Disclaimer, though: Believing everything that agents allegedly say can be dangerous to your health.
Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo missed making the NBA All-Rookie team by a single vote. Josh Jackson of the Phoenix Suns made it with 45 points while Adebayo finished with 44 points. Missing out on the All-Rookie team didn’t seem to bother him as he’s working on his post moves with an NBA champion. Rasheed Wallace, a former North Carolina Tar Heel and 16-year NBA veteran, posted a video of them going through post workouts.