Two sources who asked not to be identified said Thursday that there were discussions between the Raptors and the arena. But three sources told me and WDRB Sports reporter Eric Crawford that the discussions ended after Raptors players communicated their reluctance to play in Louisville because of the shooting death of Breonna Taylor by Louisville Metro Police officers as well as the social unrest that followed.
April 11, 2021 | 9:03 pm EDT Update
Mirjam Swanson: Pistons coach Dwane Casey on facing a “collection” of former players: “It’s Detroit West” — Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris, Luke Kennard all former Pistons. “On that one night, you want to kick their butts.”
Rod Beard: #Pistons Dwane Casey on #Clippers coach Ty Lue: “Ty did a magnificent job in Cleveland — he’s the reason I’m in Detroit.” When Lue was with the #Cavs, they eliminated Casey’s Raptors several times.
Eddie Sefko: Great pregame quote by Gregg Popovich about the play-in games. “I give it no thought whatsoever at my age, because I have to pick and choose how I want to spend my thinking moments. And it wouldn’t matter what I think.”