Quin Snyder: Well, I think with Donovan, I’ve been in touch with him frequently, just trying to provide him whatever feedback you can after seeing him play, after talking to someone on their (Team USA) staff. The feedback you get, if you can relay that to him and try to help him, that’s something you want to do. As much as anything, it’s reinforcing what he is committed to and giving him feedback on that. Same thing, really, with Rudy and Joe as far as just being in communication with them. It’s less trying to (talk to them too much). You don’t want to try to coach them, because you’re not the coach (at the moment).
July 28, 2021 | 9:33 pm EDT Update
Something worth keeping an eye on between now and the start of the draft on Thursday night: several teams have been in touch with the Orlando Magic on trades involving Terrence Ross, SNY has learned.
Stefan Bondy: Former Knick Langston Galloway is streaming a free virtual basketball clinic on Saturday through his foundation. Details below.
July 28, 2021 | 9:16 pm EDT Update
Several NBA scouts said the Lakers really like Isaiah Jackson, a 6-foot-10 forward-center out of Kentucky. But the scouts said Jackson is projected to go before the Lakers pick, perhaps as high as No. 14 to the Golden State Warriors.
Chris Grenham: The Celtics are adding former Mississippi State forward Aric Holman to their summer league roster, according to sources. Holman spent last season with Ratiopharm Ulm, averaging 6.5 points and 4.4 rebounds over 54 games. He shot 39.4% from 3 on 2.4 attempts per game.
Dane Moore: “Jaden will be the focal point of the Summer League team.” — Chris Finch on Jaden McDaniels just now w/ @WolvesRadio on WCCO Finch also said that Jaylen Nowell will play in summer league — because “we want to increase his role next year” — and that Anthony Edwards will not play
Harrison Wind: Spoke with Markus Howard today who said Nuggets assistant Charles Klask is coaching Denver’s Summer League team in Vegas this year. “The entire year I’ve worked very closely with him,” Howard said. “I’ve learned a lot from him. His passion for the game is immense.”