Given the circumstances and the client history of Rich Paul (whose disgruntled players have ranged from Eric Bledsoe to Anthony Davis), this has come as no surprise to the organization. But if the trend continues and Simmons’ dissatisfaction takes center stage on the floor in a Sixers uniform, there will be debate about how it impacts the team and whether it puts pressure on them to get a deal done sooner rather than later.
January 21, 2022 | 5:25 pm EST Update
Anthony Slater: Andrew Wiggins is questionable tonight vs Rockets with left foot soreness. Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala already out, resting on the second night of a back-to-back. Steph Curry, as expected, will play.
StatMuse: Devin Booker is shooting 62.5% in the clutch, 45.5% from three. Chris Paul is +64 in the clutch, the highest +/- in the NBA. The Suns are 15-3 in clutch games this season. pic.twitter.com/Q8I2L62LwK
January 21, 2022 | 4:29 pm EST Update
Marc J. Spears: Magic say Head Coach Jamahl Mosley and Assistant Coach Nate Tibbetts have both cleared NBA Health and Safety Protocols. Both will be back on the bench for tonight’s game against the L.A. Lakers.
When you hear the word entourage, what do you think of? Velvet ropes. VIP treatment. Bottle service. Hanging out with celebrities. Free clothes and sneakers. Well, all that is accurate. “Being a plus-one, the treatment was way different,” Travonne Edwards told The Athletic on the most recent episode of Stargazing. “Those things of not waiting in line in the club, comp bottles — it just depends on the certain situation. But the treatment was that. ‘Aw, that’s his man. So we’re gonna look out and make sure you’re good.’” Before Edwards was an NBA analyst at The Athletic, he was in the entourage of two former NBA players: Marcus Williams and Brandon Jennings.