JJ Redick, an 89% career free thrower, said that passing comments such as, “I know you’re gonna give me one here” are pretty standard. He said he often has noticed someone from the bench yelling right as he shoots. “You can count on it when we play the Raptors, [Toronto assistant coach] Jamaal Magloire is gonna stand up and yell while you’re shooting free throws. It’s just gonna happen,” Redick said. “I do the same s—.”
September 28, 2021 | 5:33 pm EDT Update
Tony Jones: The Utah Jazz have signed Marques Bolden and Malik Fitts to their training camp roster, League Sources tell The Athletic
Ohm Youngmisuk: Steve Nash said the biggest things he wants to see from the Nets this week in camp: leaving camp with “very clear understanding of what we are trying to accomplish, laying basic foundations” and conditioning.
Kerith Burke: “I feel more confident in Jordan (Poole) than ever. He’s been our most consistent worker for two years now,” Steve Kerr said. This season, Kerr challenged him to get better defensively. He wants Jordan to play with Steph.
Marc J. Spears: Former NBA swingman Lester Conner has joined head coach Gary Payton’s coaching at Oakland Lincoln University (Calif.) as an assistant coach, a source said. Conner is an Oakland native who played in the NBA for 12 seasons and was an assistant coach in the league for 12 seasons.