Neff sent to Eurohoops the following written statement …

Neff sent to Eurohoops the following written statement on the matter. “It has been suggested that my player, James Nunnally, was interested in the Panathinaikos job. Rick Pitino called me to express his interest. I knew their budget and their goals. Neither were going to match James’s ambitions so our conversation was cordial but brief. I wish them well.” Bill Neff, SAGA Sports
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March 22, 2019 | 4:37 am EDT Update
Now that Russell is getting some good pub — the narratives flipping from lottery bust to Magic Johnson gave up on him too quickly — he won’t let it distract him. “I’ve been on the worst side of the tilt,” Russell said after Thursday’s practice at Santa Monica High School. “So to now to be on this side where we’re having a little success, I’ve seen both narratives. I’ve seen every narrative you could throw. When it comes to preparing myself for them, I’ve looked in the mirror and I’ve put myself in the situation before [the media] could.”