Alex Kennedy: Marcus Georges-Hunt is working out with the Denver Nuggets this week, according to sources. He spent last year with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
November 17, 2018 | 12:49 pm EST Update
John Denton: Further complicating matters for an @Orlando Magic team that might not have F Aaron Gordon (L ankle sprain) tonight vs. @Los Angeles Lakers is the fact F Jonathan Isaac is still on a minutes’ restriction. Isaac had missed 6 games before playing on Wednesday because of a sprained R ankle.
James Edwards III: Kevin Garnett is here in Detroit, apparently to interview Andre Drummond. pic.twitter.com/RK4Mko7ck2
November 17, 2018 | 11:24 am EST Update
I can remember sitting in my seat on press row at Wells Fargo Center and thinking to myself, “The Sixers never have the guy who hits a three in that spot.” They’ve squandered all sorts of leads over the years, in part because they’ve never really had that perimeter player who can go out and stop the bleeding. Butler is that guy. “That’s a fantastic debut for him,” said Brown. “He was our bell ringer tonight, and just really validates the excitement we have getting him in the program.”
And to hear Butler tell it, it wasn’t exactly a complicated process to get him into that attacking mindset. “Coach Brown called me last night, like, ‘Hey, I remember one time you were in this building and you scored 50,’ and he was like, ‘Do that.’ I was like, ‘OK.'”, said Butler. “Then when we got in the little walkthrough this morning, he was like, ‘You remember what I told you?’ I go, ‘Yep.’ ‘Do that.’ And I was like, ‘OK.'”