With just over a month to go before training camp starts, NBA players are finding ways to occupy themselves. Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler has been fishing, and according to his Instagram, he caught one that weighs almost 350 pounds. That’s a big fish, even for an NBA player.
Why is new Wizards coach Scott Brooks going so far out of his way to praise Washington’s backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal? Maybe because the guards need positive reinforcement about their ability to excel together. Wall, via J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic: “I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court. … We got to be able to put that to the side. If you miss somebody on one play or don’t have something go right … as long as you come to each other and talk. If I starting arguing with somebody I’m cool. I’m just playing basketball,” Wall said in a sitdown interview with CSN’s Chris Miller that airs tonight, Wizards Central: Offseason Grind, at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Today PBT launches its 2016-17 NBA preview series, 51 Questions. Between now and the start of the NBA season we will tackle 51 questions we cannot wait to see answered during the upcoming NBA season. We will delve into one almost every day between now and the start of the season (we’re taking some weekends off). And we start with a fun topic: Who is better, the Bulls or the Knicks? Two proud franchises in two of the nation’s biggest markets, with two fan bases that demand results (but haven’t gotten them lately). Those fan bases are restless because we are talking about two franchises that disappointed and missed the playoffs last season. That put a lot of pressure on the front offices of the