Shareef Abdur-Rahim Rumors
Justin Kubatko: Ja Morant last night: ✅ 37 PTS ✅ 8 AST ✅ 2 STL Morant has scored at least 30 points 24 times this season, double that of the next-closest player in @Memphis Grizzlies history (Shareef Abdur-Rahim). He has 33 career 30-point games, one shy of the franchise record held by Abdur-Rahim. pic.twitter.com/qEiLEDpNh0
The Blazers recently let go of their top basketball executive, Neil Olshey, promoting Joe Cronin in the interim. While Cronin will run the team until an official hire, it’s unclear if that hire will happen before the trade deadline. Sources indicate he’ll have an opportunity to keep the position long-term, but Chicago Bulls general manager Marc Eversley, G League president Shareef Abdur-Rahim and Boston Celtics vice president of player and organization development Allison Feaster are the front-runners.
Justin Kubatko: Ja Morant last night: ✅ 36 PTS ✅ 6 REB ✅ 8 AST Morant is the first player in @Memphis Grizzlies history to record four straight 30-point games. He has 10 career games with at least 30p/5r/5a, breaking a tie with Shareef Abdur-Rahim for the most such games in franchise history. pic.twitter.com/OyYor1rCVc
Michael Scotto: In speaking with NBA executives and others around the league, some new names have come up as potential candidates to keep an eye on for Portland’s general manager opening, including Shareef Abdur-Rahim, the President of the G League, and Michael Winger, the general manager of the Clippers. Both names have come up recently, as Bleacher Report noted.
Fanbo Zeng, a top international prospect from China, has signed to play with NBA G League Ignite, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced today. A native of Harbin, China, Fanbo was among ESPN’s top-ranked forwards in the class of 2022.