Jim Buss was so confident Kevin Durant would sign with the Lakers, Buss told people late last season that it’d happen. But Durant didn’t even schedule a meeting with the Lakers. Like the Knicks and unlike the Wizards, the Lakers – and Hawks – are still trying to get on the docket. Marc Stein of ESPN: The Atlanta Hawks’ free-agent priorities are re-signing forward Al Horford and swingman Kent Bazemore, but the Hawks are also trying to wedge their way into the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the Hawks, like the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, have been working to try to convince Durant and his representatives to grant them a face-to-face
Shortly after the Kings drafted Georgios Papagiannis at No. 13, DeMarcus Cousins tweeted: Ian Begley of ESPN: Cousins is right. It does sound ridiculous. But sometimes ridiculous things are true.