Connor Letourneau: Steve Kerr on Draymond Green’s comments about not being motivated to play in a play-in game: “Well, it motivates me. … I understand what Draymond is saying. After so many years of being a championship contender, it is tough to just be playing to make the play-in tournament.”
August 2, 2021 | 2:47 pm EDT Update
A three-way deal between the Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, and Chicago Bulls is under consideration, sources confirm. The possibility was first reported by The Athletic. Tomas Satoransky, Lonzo Ball, and DeVonte Graham are among names who have come up, per SNY sources. The possibility of a Bulls-Pelicans deal without the Hornets that would send Ball to the Bulls and Satoransky to the Pelicans has also been under consideration.
August 2, 2021 | 2:40 pm EDT Update
Another name not to forget about is Kyle Kuzma. Rosas has maintained strong interest in Kuzma for a while now, sources said.
The Wolves had discussions with Vanderbilt about a possible extension, but those went nowhere, sources said, and now they will have the right to match any offer that comes along for him or McLaughlin.