After Oladipo hit two free throws to push the Pacers’ lead to three points with 13 seconds remaining, Doncic confronted referee Tyler Ford during the timeout. “He can’t f—ing hit me in the mouth!” Doncic shouted at Ford. “They didn’t care,” Doncic said after the game. “It was clear. Everybody saw on the Jumbotron.”
June 23, 2021 | 7:08 pm EDT Update
Jim Owczarski: #Bucks rookie Jordan Nwora has been listed as “out” for awhile with a thigh contusion and he’s been upgraded to “probable.” He’s out getting a good workout in with the rest of the rookies / two-ways currently.
Ryan McDonough: Ime Udoka has been seen as a future NBA head coach for quite some time Those who have worked with Udoka say he’s: a great person, a tough competitor, good at developing strong relationships with players, a solid tactician, a worker, well respected leaguewide. Strong hire for the ☘️s
June 23, 2021 | 7:03 pm EDT Update
“I think he’s more gifted, I really do,” Kerr said of Durant when prodded by NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai to compare the two players. “That’s saying something, but Kevin is different … entirely different breed. He’s 6-foot-11 with guard skills, unlimited 3-point range, passing, shot-blocking — his shot-blocking at the rim, it’s just stunning.”