According to Missas, if Giannis was 100% healthy, then he would play in the Eurobasket: “After the first stage of our training camp the other players of the team were informed about the situation with Giannis, his health and the upcoming trip to China. I have also to say that last year Giannis put on hold his deal with the Bucks in order to play in the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but we can’t forget that Giannis is also a 22 years old kid. And in order to close the whole issue, I have to say that if Giannis was healthy and the Bucks asked him not to play, he would play”.
July 23, 2021 | 3:20 pm EDT Update
Shams Charania: Sources: NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety player protocols for 2021 Summer League in Las Vegas:
Ryan Wolstat: Evan Mobley, the top big man prospect in the NBA Draft, says Raptors are “a good player development organization. Players go there, they get better. Great city and all that. There’s a lot of different teams that have that aspect and Toronto is definitely one of them.”
Jonathan Wasserman: The Warriors are bringing back Trey Murphy and Chris Duarte for second workouts this weekend, per sources
In partnership with the Lakers, world-renowned fine artist Charly Palmer and a panel of three judges will select 15 up-and-coming and established artists of color to create original pieces of work that will be showcased at the inaugural 2022 In the Paint Art Exhibition at the Los Angeles Lakers’ UCLA Health Training Center next spring. The proceeds will benefit the Contributing Artists and support the growth and development of In the Paint initiatives. In addition, Mr. Palmer and accompanying panelists will select 10 local artists to receive grants supporting their development as artists and mentorship opportunities.