Las Vegas waved goodbye to the NBA Summer League once again after hosting some of the league’s young up-and-comers. The Bulls went 7-0 to win the league, as they took down the Timberwolves in overtime, while the Raptors had a strong display at 4-1. Las Vegas was our first chance to see some of the rookies compete, while it also gave us a look at other emerging young players. Here are five takeaways from the summer action. 1. Ben Simmons’ court vision is undeniable Sixers fans, be excited. For the fourth consecutive year, the Sixers gambled their lottery pick on a front-court player, and they finally hit the bullseye with No. 1 overall selection Ben Simmons. Simmons showed unselfishness with the
Minneapolis/St. Paul – NBA Board of Governors Chairman and Timberwolves majority owner Glen Taylor issued the following statement today regarding the NBA’s decision to relocate the 2017 NBA All-Star Game: “We fully support the NBA’s decision today to relocate the 2017 NBA All-Star Game from Charlotte. While it is important to note that the league continues its dialogue with Charlotte, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx stand firm with the NBA to uphold our values of inclusivity which has made our league so successful on a global stage.”
The rumor mill runs hot and heavy this time of year, but the question is: could Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook actually be on his way out of town? After Kevin Durant chose to leave the Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, it seems that the team may have difficulties being able to re-sign their other young star during 2017 free agency, which could result in them wanting to move him sooner than later.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 Follow on Twitter The Boston Celtics will sign free-agent swingman Gerald Green, and have agreed to a deal with restricted free agent Tyler Zeller sources confirmed to ESPN. The news of Green's signing was first reported by the Sporting News, while Zeller's news was first reported by the Boston Herald. Green is expected to ink a one-year deal with the team that originally selected him with the No. 18 pick in the 2005 draft. He spent two seasons with Boston before being dealt to the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of the Kevin Garnett deal in 2007. Zeller has agreed to