Then with me, I was still learning how to play the game, trying to think about something other than scoring. Then with James, he came in and Scotty coached him up hard, taught him how to be a professional. Then we learned so much from (Kendrick) Perkins, Nate Robinson, Nazr Mohammed — you could go down the line. Without them, I don’t know if any of us would be at that level we’re all at today.
July 17, 2019 | 6:48 pm EDT Update
Emiliano Carchia: Anadolu Efes Istanbul are in advanced negotiations with Shane Larkin over a two-year contract, a source told @Emiliano Carchia. The deal includes an NBA out after next season. Larkin was the BSL Finals MVP in which he led Efes to the Turkish title vs. Fenerbahce
July 17, 2019 | 6:22 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent F Cheick Diallo has agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, league source tells ESPN. In three seasons with Pelicans, Diallo averaged 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 133 games.