Did you speak to the league about that? Mark Cuban: I did. They investigated it and mentioned they couldn’t show it. That yr was the final yr, as a result of I raised such hell, when many of the refereeing assignments within the finals have been based mostly on seniority. Now there’s an try and make it based mostly on job efficiency. As soon as I went via the record, proper round that 2006 timeframe, of all of the just lately employed referees. I used to be curious the place we have been hiring these folks from. These weren’t refs that have been within the pressure-cooker video games, Indiana-Purdue, Duke-North Carolina video games. They have been from these small conferences. I’m like, Why are we hiring refs from these small conferences? Seems that the man who was answerable for officiating for these small conferences was the previous coach of the individual chargeable for hiring the referees. There was this connection between the 2 of them, and so he wasn’t hiring one of the best. We employed any individual from the Rucker League! I don’t even wish to go into all the small print. It was a joke.
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.”