Does Karnisovas privately see a front-runner? Only Karnisovas knows that for sure, as the former Denver GM has reportedly spoken to Marc Eversley (Philadelphia 76ers), Mark Hughes (Los Angeles Clippers), Matt Lloyd (Orlando Magic) and Michael Finley (Dallas Mavericks). The source did say Finley made a great impression on Karnisovas, but there was no indication of a leader for that job heading into the weekend.
May 15, 2021 | 5:21 pm EDT Update
Shams Charania: The Spurs have claimed former Kings and Rockets forward DaQuan Jeffries off free agency waivers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
Christopher Hine: Ricky Rubio: “We can give credit to Anthony Edwards, for example, the way he’s finishing the season, we can build around him. Because he’s hungry, he wants more and has what it takes to really be that guy.”
Ava Wallace: Hefty injury report for tomorrow’s Wiz-Hornets game. Bradley Beal (left hamstring strain) is QUESTIONABLE. He missed all 3 games this week. Elsewhere: Garrison Mathews (right wrist sprain) is probable. Raul Neto (left hamstring strain) is questionable.
Sarah K. Spencer: ￼For tomorrow’s game vs. Houston: Kevin Huerter (left ankle soreness) is probable. Tony Snell (right Achilles soreness) is probable. Onyeka Okongwu (right shoulder soreness) is questionable. Cam Reddish (right Achilles soreness) is out.
Ben Golliver: This autographed pair of Kobe Bryant rookie-year Adidas sneakers is being auctioned at Naismith Hall of Fame ceremony. Current bid is north of $50,000 & final price is expected to exceed $100,000.
May 15, 2021 | 5:15 pm EDT Update
Nick Friedell: Steph said he understands the conversation on both sides of the play-in tournament debate: “It will be interesting to see if it lasts beyond this year when we get back to an 82-game schedule. I don’t think it will, but this year it is what it is …”