Rajon Rondo, for the better part of half a decade at this point, remains quite possibly the NBA’s most polarizing player. The 2015-16 Sacramento Kings were, mostly, trash. Rajon did lead the NBA with 11.6 assists per game, something that still appears rather important to him in the face of a near-flameout in Boston prior to wild misses as a member of the Mavericks and Kings.
The Oregon-based group has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark for the band's name because it's considered offensive to Asians. The case has drawn attention because it could affect the Washington Redskins in a similar fight to keep the football team's lucrative trademark protection. The government canceled the team's trademarks last year after finding they are disparaging to Native Americans.
A vote of confidence, “absolute confidence” in Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy in this case, is an actual vote of confidence this time around. “I have absolute confidence in Stan,” Gores said.