Not surprisingly, Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan welcomed the news, and told Seattle television station KING 5 on Thursday that she is “pretty optimistic” a team will return to the city, which lost the SuperSonics after the 2008 season when the organization moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder. Durkan and Silver spoke on the phone before the holidays, the mayor said. “It is very good news for the city of Seattle that they are thinking of an expansion team,” Durkan told KING 5. “And I was honest with him. He knows Seattle wants to be at the front of the line. We’re where the team should be. But we will be respecting them as they move forward to their ownership because the (owners), you know, has to approve it.”
June 22, 2021 | 3:44 pm EDT Update
Chris Kirschner: Nate McMillan said Bogdan Bogdanovic’s knee is sore and they don’t know about his availability yet. As always with this stuff, McMillan will likely say tomorrow how he’s a game-time decision.
Freshly debuted on Louis Vuitton’s website, the “Ball in Basket” bag looks just as you would expect. Letting the purse speak for itself, the brand’s website even puts it plainly: “It’s a basketball-shaped bag, inside a basketball net bag.” This basketball, however, is covered in LV’s signature monogram pattern and costs a cool $4,450.
Tristan Thompson appears to be headed for a legal win in his libel suit against the woman claiming he fathered her child … the court is leaning toward awarding him a chunk of cash. According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, the court says it’s leaning towards granting the NBA baller a nearly $53k default judgment against Kimberly Alexander.