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SMU forward Isiaha Mike will remain in the NBA draft, a source with knowledge of Mike’s thinking told The Dallas Morning News. Mike had one year of eligibility remaining at SMU.
SMU junior Isiaha Mike will be the second SMU player to formally announce that he is entering the NBA Draft process, he announced via Twitter.
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Rodriguez and Lore emerged recently as the likely next owners of the NBA’s Timberwolves. The deal, which is expected to include the Minnesota Lynx WNBA team, may be valued at about $1.5 billion, ESPN has reported, with Rodriguez and Lore initially joining as limited partners.
But their 30-day exclusive negotiating window to purchase the team from Glen Taylor ended without a formal deal and the two sides continue to negotiate, ESPN reported Tuesday. Lore told Bloomberg that the talks with Taylor are “ongoing, and going well,” adding that “we’re getting close to the finish line.”
“The way he impacted the world, I think beyond the world of sports … beyond basketball, how he touched so many people, inspired so many people … Kobe went beyond that and above that,” said Gasol, who won two titles with the Lakers during Bryant’s prime in 2009 and 2010.
“He wasn’t much of a sentimental guy, he was like ‘snap out of it … let’s get to it, there’s no time to waste.’ He would try to, I guess, inspire you and encourage you when he needed you to be inspired and encouraged, but he would also try to intimidate you when he wanted to get the better of you.”
Tom Orsborn: Spurs had good time calling Jakob “Magic Johnson” after his career-high 8 assists vs. Bucks: “We were joking around in the locker room about it,” Jakob said. “It was pretty funny. I enjoyed it. I was close to getting to the 10 assist mark, but I guess I got to work on it.”