“Shortly after I got arrested, immediately when I got out, the team was actually flying to Salt Lake City,” the former Mavs.com beat writer told Jean-Jacques Taylor and Will Chambers during an appearance on their ESPN Dallas radio show on Tuesday, in his first public comments since a statement following his firing in the wake of SI’s investigation. “Immediately when I got out, I went to the office and I sat in Terdema Ussery’s office, and he said, ‘Hey, after everything that’s happened today, I don’t know what you want to do. I don’t know if you need time apart, or time away, to clear your head.’”
December 5, 2020 | 5:04 pm EST Update
Michael Singer: MPJ said he was back home in Missouri for the majority of the offseason. Said he was in the gym multiple times a day. “There’s literally nothing (else) to do.” He also said he was in L.A. for a week working out at the same gym as Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum.
Jason Jones: Buddy on the Kings playing faster: “We’re just going to see how it starts but it should be a fun group. Just knowing Alvin’s track record and the way he played in New Orleans. Just watching their team play last year, it just reminds me of us when we played, when we had Dave/”
December 5, 2020 | 3:51 pm EST Update
Melissa Rohlin: Russell Westbrook said on the floor he’s trying “to bust somebody’s a–” and doesn’t care about shaking hands or making friends. “I’m never changing that,” he said. Off the court, he said he’s devoted to helping underserved communities and changing lives.