“We need to find out who funds these people,” Gregg Popovich said at the end of a long Monday Zoom monologue about the Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright, and about the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots, and about state officials’ response to February power outages in Texas, and about what he called the false claims of election fraud associated with voter suppression efforts. “I want to know what owners in the NBA fund these people who perpetrate these lies. Maybe that’s a good place to start, so it’s all transparent. That’s all I got.”
May 11, 2021 | 5:55 pm EDT Update
Jay King: Brad Stevens: “I think obviously you feel for Jaylen. He had a great year. He’s such an important part of us in the here and now and moving forward. … First and foremost you think about him in that situation.”
Jay King: Brad Stevens said Jaylen Brown isn’t exactly sure when he hurt his wrist. It was sore at times recently. After he sprained his ankle, it was a little more sore on Friday. That’s when he had the imaging and the Celtics realized the severity of the injury.
Former University of Michigan star, NBA standout and EPSN analyst Jalen Rose was back home Thursday. He was at his Jalen Rose Leadership Academy for a pop-up vaccination event in Detroit.
Rose takes his Detroit roots seriously and wants to set an example in a demographic that has been somewhat hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “There are people that have apprehension toward whether they should get vaccinated or not,” Rose said. “I did. And the reason why I did, because I hope to get back to some sense of normalcy.”