April 13, 2021 | 7:24 pm EDT Update
Eric Walden: Quin Snyder said the decision to rest Royce O’Neale comes down to him spending the most minutes in the league guarding opponents’ top scorers. As for balancing rest vs. wins vs. improvement: “In order to be your best, you have to be as fresh as you can be.”
Christopher Hine: Josh Okogie: “What do you do to fix this? I mean, obviously like it just doesn’t stop, so what can we do to fix this? … I just try to figure out something else that I can do to play my part and be more effective in making change.”
Purdue’s Trevion Williams — a first-team All-Big Ten pick and honorable-mention All-American as a junior — will declare for the NBA Draft while retaining his college eligibility by not signing with an agent, he announced on Monday.
According to his Facebook page, the family of Sonics legend Slick Watts reported he suffered a major stroke on Friday. They noted he is currently in the hospital receiving medical care, where they are working to stabilize his condition.
April 13, 2021 | 7:01 pm EDT Update
Dane Moore: Anthony Edwards on his feelings about Alex Rodriguez being the Timberwolves new owner: “I don’t know who that is. I know he’s going to be the owner. But I don’t know anything about baseball.”