Nets coach Steve Nash’s fluid rotations have also disappointed Harden, sources told B/R. Nash has favored hot-hand closing lineups, rather than a fixed crunch-time unit. His new city could also be an issue. According to multiple sources, Harden has not enjoyed living in Brooklyn, compared to his days as a central Houston magnate. Outside of the change in climate, the chasm between state taxes in New York versus Texas is quite obvious as well.
June 29, 2022 | 3:29 pm EDT Update
The Knicks are among the teams who have expressed interest in acquiring Dejounte Murray via trade, SNY has learned. Bleacher Report stated that the Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs had previously had talks around a potential trade for Murray. […] Some with the Knicks have talked about Murray’s fit in the backcourt if they are able to land Brunson. Some members of the organization are concerned about the backcourt of Brunson and Evan Fournier defensively.
Rod Beard: The #Pistons announced that Cory Joseph has opted in and the team has picked up the option on Hamidou Diallo for next season. They also declined the team options on Luka Garza and Frank Jackson.
Jon Chepkevich: Washington’s Terrell Brown Jr. will join the Minnesota Timberwolves for NBA Summer League, sources tell @RookieScale. Brown boasts a strong scoring résumé, holding WAC, Pac-12, and Portsmouth Invitational Tournament scoring crowns.
Kendra Andrews: Summer League note: G League Santa Cruz Warriors coach Seth Cooper will be the head coach at the California Classic. Warriors assistant coach and director of player development Jama Mahlalela will be the head coach in Las Vegas.