Any surprise Drake is on the Raptors parade float?
First Half Only:
Second Half Only:
Monologue: Hello, it’s a whole new NBA
Expectations for AD-LeBron duo next season?
“Instantly, they are going cause problems throughout the league. They have a great opportunity to win a title this year” – Pippen
“This is what the Lakers do. They always get stars. But it’s just a lot they gave up” – Shelburne
Next moves for Lakers?
“I would love to see Kyrie join LeBron again. But they need some outside shooting” – Pippen
“My understanding is that AD doesn’t intend to waive his trade bonus [$4M]” – Shelburne
June 17, 1994 – Patrick Ewing throwing it down hard with the one hand on the Rockets!
Even Oprah is a Raptors fan?!
Will the real Kawhi please stand up?
— blogTO (@blogTO) June 17, 2019
— blogTO (@blogTO) June 17, 2019
Think Gary Woodland and Steph should play a round together?
What was Kawhi doing here?
Kawhi is a vibe 😎
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 16, 2019
“I think they’ve been talking about next year since they won that title” – Pippen
Raptors have right approach to recruiting Kawhi?
VanVleet on Kawhi’s future plans:
“You want the opportunity to pick your own place and Kawhi has definitely earned that” – Pippen
“What they’ve [The Raptors] done all season is really get out of the way and let Kawhi play without any kind of pressure. They just try to be who they were and he really respected that” – Shelburne
“They just kind of have to let it up to him over what he thinks is most important to him” – Nichols
LaMelo to play pro ball in Australia with the Illawarra Hawks of the NBL
Ball on his decision:
“It’s the best route for me. I’m trying to be the No. 1 pick for the 2020 draft”
Was college basketball ever an option?
“When I was younger, yeah. I committed to UCLA. But then stuff changed and then life changes too. I think it’s just better going overseas now” – Ball
Thoughts on Lonzo being traded to Pelicans?
“He can show more talent over in New Orleans” – Ball
June 17, 2008 – Kevin Garnett with the tough one handed layup off the glass, plus the foul vs the Lakers!
Do the Lakers need another star?
“The Lakers are the team to deal with right now” – Pippen
“I don’t know if I trust this front office yet to put the right guys around both AD/LeBron only because they didn’t do it last year” – Nichols
What’s next for Celtics after striking out on AD?
“They got to look back at where they were two years ago and try to develop those young players” – Pippen
“You hope that Gordon Hayward, the flashes that he showed late last season, can be something after having more time to rehab and get strong and get back to his game that he can be a major contributor” – McMenamin
Knicks offseason already a failure?
“They’re still going to make an offer to KD. Even if he does agree to go to them, all that momentum has kind of left the building” – McMenamin
An unsettling vibe surrounds these Rockets by Tim MacMahon
“Plant Guy” gives Kawhi a plant!
The plant’s been delivered! pic.twitter.com/HK7pf5Iotk
— NBA (@NBA) June 17, 2019
Nick Nurse plans to coach Team Canada in FIBA world cup
Nurse was born in Iowa
Warriors buy full-page Ad in “Toronto Star” to congratulate Raptors
Thank you, next
Julius Randle to enter unrestricted free agency (Via The Athletic)
Rockets source: “There’s too much damn turmoil”
“If they’re going to resolve this, they’re going to have to do this in the offseason. They have to bring Harden/CP3 together” – Pippen