Cody Taylor: The Magic announced that they have signed Admiral Schofield ahead of the start of training camp, which begins on Sept. 28.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Tough break for free agent forward Admiral Schofield, who was set to sign with Orlando to finish the season until there were inconsistencies in his COVID testing. NBA protocols forced the Magic to move on with the roster spot before Schofield eventually turned out to be negative.
Josh Robbins: As I reported two days ago, the Magic intended to sign Admiral Schofield to a 10-day contract and had been granted an injury hardship exception to open a roster spot for him. But in the last 24 hours, a glitch in the Magic's plan has arisen, and the team will not be signing him.
Josh Robbins: The Magic intend to sign Admiral Schofield to a 10-day contract, with a roster spot created via an injury hardship exception that has been approved by the NBA, league sources tell me and @Shams Charania.
October 21, 2021 | 9:30 pm EDT Update
LeBron James: From where I come from I’m simply LOST FOR WORDS!! BEYOND HONORED & BLESSED!! 🙏🏾 #ThekidfromAKRON🤴🏾⁶ #StriveforGreatness🚀 #NBA75💎
October 21, 2021 | 8:37 pm EDT Update
The NBA announced forward Julius Randle was fined $15,000 for throwing the game ball into the stands in celebration after the Knicks beat the Celtics, 138-134, in double overtime at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.
Anthony Slater: Steve Kerr on the rearranged roster: “I thought the other night was an example of what will happen when teams blitz (Steph Curry). We’ve got a lot of weapons. Not just shooters but passers. We scored 121 points on a night when Steph went 5 of 21.”
Mirjam Swanson: Kerr on the Top 75, and if Klay & Draymond were snubbed: “How do you differentiate? Seems like there are 50-60 guys who are automatic and then you’re just – pick one. “I think those guys are top 75 based on winning, two-way basketball, everything that matters more than stats.”