Among the other notable nominees: Sloan’s old friend Johnny “Red” Kerr, Del Harris, Curt Gowdy, Marv Albert, Jim Valvano, Billy Packer, Vlade Divac, Toni Kukoc, the 1936 U.S. Olympic team, Chris Webber, Tim Hardaway, Rip Hamilton, Dale Ellis, Marcus Camby, Muggsy Bogues, Chauncey Billups, Mark Aguirre, Jack Sikma, Ben Wallace, Sidney Moncrief, Bobby Jones, Kevin Johnson, Rudy Tomjanovich, George Karl, Bob Huggins, Cotton Fitzsimmons, Bill Fitch, Rick Adelman, Rollie Massimino and Gene Keady.
July 5, 2022 | 4:09 pm EDT Update
Ja Morant just signed a five-year max extension with the Memphis Grizzlies. Even before putting pen to paper on a life-changing contract that could pay him up to $231 million, though, the notoriously grounded superstar was making a habit of paying his wealth forward.
On episode three of the Ja Morant Docuseries, titled “God Is The Greatest,” Morant and his crew make a pitstop to get a bite to eat while traveling through Miami. Leaving a $500 tip for his waitress is obviously the most important part of this story, and a heartwarming one all by itself. But her reaction after realizing Morant is the Grizzlies’ superstar is what makes it extra special.
July 5, 2022 | 3:11 pm EDT Update
Adam Wexler: #Rockets rookie @Jabari Smith on what he’s getting from talking with teammates that have been in the league a bit. “Don’t make it complicated, do what you’re good at. At the end of the day you’ve gotta play hard.” @SportsTalk790 pic.twitter.com/MM6OgDRIKH