SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has no issue with players protesting during the national anthem long as it’s done in a respectful way. Athletes across the country have staged a variety of pregame protests after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem in protest of police violence against African-Americans and minorities. “Very much believe in the idea of freedom of speech and individuals’ right to express themselves,” Scott said. “I’ve also always seen sport as a great platform for positive social change. To the extent that they’re individuals that want to use their celebrity or use the platform to try to send a positive message and
New York has certainly surrounded Anthony with more talent, but it's up to the star forward to elevate his game that much more. The front office doesn't appear to be taking that for granted.
What is with the ridiculous, unrealistic Philadelphia 76ers rumors of late? This summer the Sixers made runs at veteran guards such as Jamal Crawford and Manu Ginobili (and they forced the Spurs to pay up for the Argentinian to keep him). The Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith are in a staring contest, and Smith remains a free agent.