“I feel like I’m a part of the community,” Harden said. “Me now being in Brooklyn, it hasn’t changed the way I feel about that city and everything it’s done for me. So whether it’s trying to feed as many people as I can, get water, as much water as I can to the people that need it.”
April 17, 2021 | 10:29 am EDT Update
Malika Andrews: Kevin Durant said that he was “shocked” when LaMarcus Aldridge called him to say that he was retiring. Durant said Aldridge’s NBA tenure was “Hall of Fame level.” Durant added that when he visited Texas, Aldridge was his host “and to play with him on his last game was surreal.”
Tom Orsborn: DeMar said he had a “great time” playing with @LaMarcus Aldridge: “Hell of a player…a dynamic player…a Hall of Famer, somebody I watched when he was in college, was a fan of during his time in Portland. To be able to play with him was definitely an honor.”
Kyle Neubeck: Embiid says he and his trainer started watching a lot of old Dirk Nowitzki tape prepping for this year, which he credits for some of his success operating/catching at the nail this season
Todd Whitehead: An update on some team 3P% ranks: Clippers still flirting with 42% from deep and chasing the 97 Hornets for a chance to become the best 3P shooting team in NBA history (42.8%). Knicks holding on to the #1 3P defense, but not threatening the 83 Pistons record of 11.5% allowed.
Jon Krawczynski: KAT on Mpls: “It’s embarrassing. You see the beauty this community has and to have things like this put such a big stain on your experiences here.” Says it’s a great place to live but he’s constantly stressing to teammates to be mindful and be safe.