76ers star Ben Simmons has received a lot of criticism for not shooting the ball in a league so predicated on shooting. But he is like the queen on the chessboard in terms of how many things he can do on the basketball court. However, due to his lack of shooting, does that make him less of a young talent that teams would want to build around?. In a survey of 15 talent evaluators performed by HoopsHype, Simmons was tied for 9th in the voting with Brandon Ingram of young talents to build around
The Thunder had to part ways with Billy Donovan after the season due to financial constraints after he had a successful 5-year run in Oklahoma City. His contract expired and the team could not give him a new deal and both sides moved on as Donovan appeared to not want to be a part of a rebuild. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bulls are bringing in the former Thunder coach to fill their coaching vacancy after firing Jim Boylen recently. He now will get the opportunity to work with a talented group in Chicago
Billy Donovan wasn't on the market for long - hardly a shocker given he's won everywhere he's coached. Chicago struck it big Tuesday, hiring Donovan and landing one of the top candidates on the market to lead a rebuilding team with an overhauled front office. The 55-year-old Donovan spent the past five seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder.