Dante Exum joined the Phoenix ownership group alongside ex-NBA stars Zach Randolph, Al Harrington, Josh Childress and American entrepreneur and majority-owner Romie Chaudhari prior to the team’s inaugural season last year. Growing up in Melbourne as a huge NBL fan and basketball lover, Exum is passionate about growing the game in his home country.
July 30, 2021 | 3:34 pm EDT Update
This brings up one consequence of the trade: Davis is expected to play more minutes at center next season, according to sources. It won’t be full-time, but it’s required to maximize the roster’s spacing, shooting and transition attack. Davis has historically been reluctant to play the five unless it’s the playoffs — even if he publicly denies it — but he doesn’t have much of a choice.