Phoenix Suns Rumors
Spain kicked off the game against the Dominican Republic with a big run and kept going as they recorded a convincing 102-70 win. Ricky Rubio led the way with 20 points – 14 in the first half – and six assists in the 20 minutes he spent on the floor.
After eight seasons in the NBA, Isaiah Canaan will move to China. The guard has signed a deal with Shandong. Canaan spent last season with between Suns, Timberwolves and Bucks.
Tommy Beer: On Instagram, Gilbert Arenas and Devin Booker discuss the much-debated double teams during pick up ball… and Kevin Durant chimes in pic.twitter.com/vzkzcYfI2u
Boomers veteran Baynes, 32, said Tatum in particular was ready to explode thanks to his offensive weaponry and desire to improve defensively. “Definitely [he’s ready to reach superstar status],” Baynes said in Melbourne as the Boomers prepare for their two-game series against Team USA. “He’s so talented – even from the first day I played with him when he was a rookie in his first preseason, you could see how talented he was offensively and he also wants to work on the defensive end which isn’t common in the NBA – some guys live on that offensive talent but he wants to develop his all-round game.”