While we’re here, seven other players figure to almos…

While we’re here, seven other players figure to almost certainly be on the trade market and have some value: The four veterans in San Antonio (LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Rudy Gay), and the three in Oklahoma City (Al Horford, George Hill and Trevor Ariza). These guys won’t have the seismic impact on the title chase that a Harden move might, but at the margins they could move the needle for an already-elite team (like the defending champs, say) to add one more plus rotation player.
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February 25, 2021 | 5:10 pm EST Update
A federal grand jury in Lexington returned an 11-count indictment against the 35-year-old Randolph Morris, who played at the University of Kentucky from 2004 to 2007, before entering the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he played until 2010. Morris is accused of submitting false income information to the Kentucky Department of Revenue for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 tax years, when he played for the Beijing Ducks. The alleged failure to report any of his earnings from his Chinese team during those years deprived the state of Kentucky of more than $400,000 in tax revenue.
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A date for Morris to appear in federal court has not yet been scheduled. He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 on each wire fraud count. For the counts of making false statements on tax returns, he faces a maximum prison sentence of three years. However, any sentence following a conviction would be imposed by the Court, after its consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and the federal sentencing statutes.
8 mins ago via WDRB
February 25, 2021 | 3:42 pm EST Update