Topic: Part 9 2021-22 Season NBA Season Updates and Discussion! (Read 279280 times)

09-18-22 07:59 PM
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N E W S / U P D A T E S !

REPORT : Isaiah Thomas worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers along with several other free agents this week, per Mike Scotto.
Other free agents who worked out for LAL :
Shabazz Muhammad
Jeremy Lamb
Dwayne Bacon
Miye Oni
Armoni Brooks
Sharife Cooper
Mychal Mulder

 The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed free agent guard PJ Dozier, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
Dozier is returning from a torn ACL in his left knee, suffered in November while a member of the Denver Nuggets. He played for the Nuggets under new Wolves president Tim Connelly.
Dozier, 25, averaged 5.4 points in 18.9 minutes last season before tearing the ACL.

 Patrick Beverley response to report that the Los Angeles Lakers are ‘strongly considering’ bringing Russell Westbrook off the bench.
It was reported recently that the Lakers is strongly considering having Russ playing games off the bench – something he has only done for 18 games during his rookie season 14 years ago.

TWO TEAMS LEFT: Who you got winning the FIBA EuroBasket 2022?
Players with NBA experience:

Willy Hernangomez
Juancho Hernangomez
Lorenzo Brown
Rudy Fernandez
Usman Garuba

Rudy Gobert
Evan Fournier
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot
Guerchon Yabusele
Ellie Okobo
Theo Maledon
Vincent Porier

BREAKING : The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Dennis Schröder to a one-year, $2.64 million deal.
Schroder led his country Germany in the FIBA EuroBasket averaging 21.6 PPG & 7.3 APG. Schroder dropped 30 PTS & 8 AST on 11-17 shooting in their Semifinals loss to Spain.
Dennis Schröder reportedly picked the Los Angeles Lakers over the Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns, per Shams Charania.
“Dennis Schröder was deciding between a few teams, the Lakers, the Raptors, as well as the Phoenix Suns, I'm told,” Shams reported.

The Los Angeles Lakers head to training camp viewing Westbrook and Schroder as lead point guards, Beverley as another 2-guard alongside Kendrick Nunn and Austin Reaves as a back up 3 behind LeBron James. (per Marc Stein)
The Los Angeles Lakers are “strongly considering” bringing Russell Westbrook off the bench for the first time since his rookie season.

Most Likely Lakers rotation
PG: Russell Westbrook / Dennis Schroder
SG: Patrick Beverley / Kendrick Nunn
SF: LeBron James / Austin Reaves
PF: Anthony Davis / Juan Toscano-Anderson
  C: Thomas Bryant / Damian Jones

 The Indiana Pacers have signed veteran forward James Johnson.
Johnson averaged 5.5 PPG & 3.5 APG in 19.2 MPG in Brooklyn last season.

REPORT : The Utah Jazz valued deal they gave to Collin Sexton more than what they would’ve had to pay RJ Barrett.
“There are different views about how the league views RJ Barrett,” Stefan Bondy said during a recent episode of HoopsHype’s podcast. “My understanding is the Jazz valued the contract that they got with Collin Sexton more than what they would’ve had to pay Barrett. That was an important part of the trade negotiations

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