Orlando Magic Rumors
Despite Thomas Heurtel leaving the team due to injury and Nando De Colo, Mathias Lessort and Axel Toupane still recovering from injuries of their own, France continued its World Cup preparations with a 94-56 win over Tunisia. Evan Fournier stepped up and led the way with 17 points while Theo Maledon – who joined the squad due to above-metntioned absences – followed with 14 while missing only one shot from the field (4-5). Rudy Gobert added 12 points.
Emiliano Carchia: Free agent guard Jerian Grant has signed a contract to play in China next season, a source told @Emiliano Carchia. The team likely to be Qingdao. Grant has played 60 games for the Orlando Magic last season
The 14-man USA Basketball Select Team includes Jarrett Allen (Brooklyn Nets); Marvin Bagley III (Sacramento Kings); Mikal Bridges (Phoenix Suns); Jalen Brunson (Dallas Mavericks); John Collins (Atlanta Hawks); Pat Connaughton (Milwaukee Bucks); Craig; De’Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings); Joe Harris (Brooklyn Nets); Jonathan Isaac (Orlando Magic); Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis Grizzlies); Mitchell Robinson (New York Knicks); Derrick White (San Antonio Spurs); and Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks).
TMZ Sports spoke to Gordon about whether he’d throw his hat back in the ring for next year’s contest — which LaVine’s Chicago Bulls just happen to be hosting — and he says he’s DOWN!! “I think so, it’s starting to look like that,” Gordon says. “It’s really up to the NBA, but we’re gonna do it.”