The Jazz plan to waive Kendall Marshall. In a deal constructed around salary-cap maneuvering, the Philadelphia 76ers sent guard Kendall Marshall to the Utah Jazz for center Tibor Pleiss, two second-round picks and cash. The Jazz plan to waive Marshall before his $2 million contract becomes guaranteed Saturday, league sources told The Vertical.
The Tennessee football team will honor one of the university’s legends during the 2016 season. Vols coach Butch Jones confirmed Saturday that his team will have a commemorative sticker on their helmets to honor the late Pat Summitt. Summitt, the longtime Tennessee women’s basketball coach, died on June 28 from Alzheimer’s disease.
The same week he received an offer from Duke, Alex O'Connell committed. O'Connell, out of Alpharetta (GA) Milton, is ranked the No. 16 shooting guard in the Class of 2017 by 247Sports.com and also considered Louisville, among others. Duke also this week offered Class of 2017 wing Jermaine Samuels Jr., and remain in the hunt for 2017 shooting guards Hamidou Diallo and Gary Trent Jr., who has been linked to a potential package with big man Wendell Carter Jr. The Blue Devils figure to lose several players after the 2016-17 season, where they are the projected preseason No. 1 by many outlets. Freshmen forwards Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum are the projected 3-4 picks in the 2017 Draft by DraftExpresss.com,