Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley says the league's trend of resting players, especially for nationally televised games, is a disgrace. Some teams around the league have taken a stance to rest players for various reasons and have come under scrutiny from some players and the league office. "I think that's bulls---," Beverley said after Sunday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
BOSTON Like most of the NBAs Millennials, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is active on social media. Thats because Brown is stepping away from the social media game to better focus on his first postseason journey with the Celtics, which begins next month. Brown said he isnt the only player inside the Celtics locker room who has pledged to do things differently leading up to the playoffs.
This argument against the idea of abolishing the NBA draft doesn’t pass the smell test. On Sunday, I argued why the NBA draft is horrible for the league and should end. To wit: killing the NBA draft would lead all high-end rookies to sign with the most glamorous, elite franchises of the league.