During the NBA’s run through the Orlando Bubble, Jamal Murray solidified himself as one of the league’s rising stars. After being eliminated by the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals, Murray joined Ashley Nevel for an interview on YouTube. During his conversation with Nevel, the 23-year-old revealed his toughest matchup to line up against in the NBA. Murray listed a pair of reasons why Stephen Curry is his hardest player to guard in the NBA. Steph Curry is really hard to guard. One, because of his shot. Two, because you don’t know what he’s going to do. You don’t know if he’s just going to pull it. , Jamal Murray.
In confirmation of what should have already been clear, the Rockets aren’t likely to consider breaking up their team in the 2020 offseason, according to longtime beat writer Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. The blow it up and start over thing is not for this offseason. And the reason I feel fairly certain about that is they’re certainly keeping James Harden informed and getting his input on coaching, discussions and considerations, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. You wouldn’t involve him if you’re planning to send them off somewhere, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.
Other than the two Lakers stars, Rajon Rondo is in the running for the player on the Lakers who had the biggest impact on the team’s way to a championship. Now that he is the first player in the modern era to win a championship with the Lakers and Celtics, Rondo is expected to test his value in the market. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports many will view Rondo as a key piece, including the Lakers. Sources said Rondo is expected to decline his option, and he will have interest from the Lakers and others believing he is a piece to build on a championship roster, Shams Charania of The Athletic