Beal wants to see the same turnaround come his way in Washington. So, barring a shift in direction for the Wizards, who are said to have “zero” to “no interest” in dealing Beal, any speculation is more time wasted. “Nothing is absolute. Things change all the time,” Bartelstein told Yahoo Sports, “but when he’s in, he’s all in. That’s where his focus is. He’s focused on raising their level and getting to that point. A lot of what is going on in the media right now is unfair. Every facial expression, every movement, every time his eyes are looking somewhere, people are reading so much into every little thing. There’s nothing there to read into.
Jeff Goodman: Tennessee’s Santiago Vescovi is expected to withdraw from the NBA Draft process and return to the Vols for this season, source told @Stadium. Averaged 13.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists and shot 40 percent from 3 last season.
May 27, 2022 | 1:54 pm EDT Update
Shams Charania: Warriors guard Gary Payton II (elbow fracture) is expected to return in the NBA Finals, sources say. Here’s how soon: pic.twitter.com/6TaaQri0Wc
Ryan Ward: The Lakers will hold a draft workout with the following participants on Saturday, May 28: Collin Gillespie – Villanova Tyrese Martin – UConn Drew Peterson – USC Quenton Jackson – Texas A&M Keon Ellis – Alabama Cole Swider – Syracuse