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Through a team spokesman, Barrett said he didn’t even feel the earthquake. Barrett’s teammates Kevin Knox and Allonzo Trier said they didn’t feel it, either. “I looked up and seen everything shaking, so that’s when I was like, ‘Get off the court,’” Knox said.
Steve Kyler: Warren LeGarie talks about why the Thomas and Mack Center games were cancelled. Engineers checking the structure. Games could continue in Cox Pavilion.
Ben Golliver: Las Vegas Summer League organizer Warren LeGarie says Pelicans/Knicks game in Thomas & Mack was canceled in part due to overhead scoreboard. Games in Cox Pavilion are continuing because there’s no overhead scoreboard.
Harrison Wind: It’s going to be a late first night in Las Vegas. Nuggets/Suns will be played tonight but in Cox Pavilion due to the earthquake. Approximate tip is 10 pm.
Adam Zagoria: Updated Story: The game is suspended for the night. “The building shook side to side, it was crazy,” Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley, who was in attendance and is OK, told me by text.
Will Guillory: The game has officially been cancelled. Pels are done for the night
Jake Fischer: Official word: Remaining games tonight at Thomas & Mack Center are postponed. Cox Pavillion games will continue as scheduled.
Jordan Clarkson: that was a long ass earthquake too everything shaking in my room
Ben Golliver: The Pelicans & Knicks game has been suspended with 7:53 remaining in the fourth quarter due to earthquake. Both teams headed to locker rooms. Pelicans up 80-74. The NBA has NOT canceled the game yet.
Mike Vorkunov: The game at Thomas and Mack stopped due to an earthquake
Gary Washburn: Officials are meeting and trying to decide whether to continue the game. The speakers near the scoreboard and still shaking. #NBASummerLeague
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July 19, 2019 | 9:30 pm EDT Update
Harris said his father/agent had arranged meetings with other teams, but those never came to fruition because the Sixers’ deal got done. Harris referred to a potential Knicks’ meeting only as a “what-if.’’ Asked what he expects from the Knicks this season, Harris was dismissive. “I don’t play for the Knicks,’’ he said. “I don’t care about the Knicks. I’m not going to waste my energy.”
“I wasn’t surprised,’’ Harris said of the Durant/Irving signings. “You heard a lot of rumblings before about it. I didn’t know for 100%, but if I had to make my guess, I would’ve said Kyrie and Kevin were going to the Nets. Kind of all season long you heard different rumblings. That would’ve been my educated guess.”
The Washington Wizards have made Tommy Sheppard their permanent general manger, league sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Sheppard has held the job on an interim basis for the past three and a half months.
Candace Buckner: Also, The Post has learned the #Wizards have had preliminary talks with Cleveland Cavaliers defensive coach Michael Longabardi as a potential addition to Scott Brooks’s coaching staff. Details coming soon
July 19, 2019 | 8:13 pm EDT Update
Tim MacMahon: Mavs guard J.J. Barea has opted to take a cautious approach in his recovery from a ruptured Achilles instead of pushing to play for Puerto Rico in the World Cup. Barea is encouraged with his progress but has accepted that rushing to play in less than 8 months isn’t worth risk.