NBA commissioner Adam Silver spoke of a possible return once there’s an “all clear” from public health officials, according to ESPN. If and when that happens, the Nets would likely want to use Chiozza in the playoffs, but to do so they’d have to convert him from a two-way player to a standard NBA deal. That would necessitate creating a roster spot for the 24-year-old, which would require waiving somebody. Pinson would be the most likely casualty, a tough one for the immensely popular second-year pro from North Carolina.
June 13, 2021 | 6:29 pm EDT Update
Harrison Wind: Michael Malone pregame says his team still believes but that Phoenix has outplayed them and outcoached them so far this series. He says it will be very easy to tell early on tonight if his team’s belief is “real, or it’s all talk.”
Gina Mizell: Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he senses his team still believes down 3-0 in this series against the #Suns and expects “a terrific effort” tonight. But he’ll know early based on body language, etc., if that is real or “all talk.”
Adam Zagoria: Jeff Green: “It sucks that [Kyrie] had to go down.” Didn’t want to say whether or not Giannis undercut him. Jalen Rose said Giannis could eventually get a flagrant for it.