“I just feel like you have to find the right pieces if you’re gonna go get a third scorer,” Carter said. “If you’re gonna go get three guys who really demand the ball, that gets tough after a while. One if not two guys of your Big 3 tend to become unhappy sometimes. If they buy into that, then it’s a possibility. If they don’t, then a Big 3 doesn’t work. You just have three big names who really can’t co-exist because they all want to be alpha dogs. I think that’s the biggest thing. You have to bring a Big 3 that can coexist and complement each other. “I feel like a guy like DeAndre Jordan, somebody like that putting pressure on the rim. It’s not enough basketballs out there if you put three big names out there on the floor, so it takes a lot to think about.” DeAndre Jordan is the Nets third star, according to Vince Carter.
December 4, 2020 | 7:19 pm EST Update
The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed guard Quinn Cook, it was announced today by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka.
Eric Pincus: Cook was on the books at $3 mil – they cut him with $1 mil guaranteed. They’re re-signing him at the min, so his cap hit will be $1.6 mil – so $2.6 mil on the cap to Cook instead of $3 mil. He’ll earn $1 mil + $1,737,145 = $2,737,145 total – so almost the original $
December 4, 2020 | 7:01 pm EST Update
Jason Jones: The Kings have picked up the fourth-year option on Marvin Bagley III, according to league sources. Bagley, the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, will earn $11.3 million next season. He’s looking to bounce back after being limited to 13 games last season due to injuries.