Bobby Marks: New York will not only have an eye toward securing a top 3 pick but also what happens with Dallas. If the Mavericks are not in the top 5, New York will receive a 2021 unprotected and 2023 (top 10 protected) first. Both picks are a result of the Kristaps Porzingis trade.
September 27, 2022 | 2:51 pm EDT Update
Clemente Almanza: Josh Giddey said Chip Engelland didn’t join the staff to restructure his shot and it’s only been minor adjustments One of those adjustments include him no longer flicking the ball with his thumb “He’s a genius at what he does and I trust the things he has in place for me.”
Callie Caplan: Luka Doncic, as expected, didn’t scrimmage or do drills during the open part of Mavs’ practice, but Jason Kidd said “he led on all the defensive drills today, so he was Luka.” Also said Luka is “probably not participating for a game or two here in preseason.”
Cody Taylor: Magic players have been all in communication regarding Hurricane Ian. Most of the roster hasn’t experienced any hurricanes before and expressed a level of nervousness ahead of the rest of the week. The team is monitoring the situation.