With his season over and some time to reflect before starting a new campaign, National Basketball Association forward Harrison Barnes plans to enhance his banking knowledge. Barnes, who plays for the Sacramento Kings, became a shareholder and was named to the board of directors of Iowa-based First National Bank in August. In an interview with CNBC, Barnes said he wants to use his new position to learn the industry, assist small businesses who depend on community banks, and increase financial awareness.
October 26, 2020 | 7:49 pm EDT Update
Tyronn Lue’s first coaching staff with the Clippers is taking shape, with the team nearing agreements with several key assistants. Miami assistant Dan Craig, former Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson and Larry Drew, a former head coach who most recently served on Lue’s Cleveland staff, have committed to join the Clippers as assistants, though their hiring is not yet official because deals have not been finalized, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
The Toronto Raptors have another city lining up to host them next season. Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has thrown Kansas City’s hat in the ring in the event Toronto is unable to play the 2020-21 NBA campaign north of the border. “Bring them to KC!” the superstar quarterback wrote on social media Monday.