There were a lot of incredible candidates for the 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, but make no bones about it: Golden state Warriors forward Draymond Green was the most deserving. Monday night Green was announced as the Defensive Player of the Year during the NBA’s Awards Ceremony. In a year in which the Warriors were coming off a 73-9 season, and after an offseason where they added Kevin Durant, Green’s importance to the team was never overstated.
Wizards star John Wall wants Paul George in a Wizards uniform. He told Marc Spears of ESPN's the Undefeated that he's been lobbying the Pacers All-Star to ask for a trade to Washington. George has made it clear to Indiana that he will not stay with the team once he becomes a free agent next summer. While his reported preference is to become a Laker, Wall seems to have sensed an opportunity to build a contender for the Eastern Conference crown in Washington. "I am talking to some guys – Paul," Wall said while attending the NBA Awards. "I know his ultimate goal of where he wants to be. I'm trying to see if we can make something happen." Spears reports that sources have told him the Wizards have
Given that the concourse, the entrance, the bowl and much of the interior walkways and stairways are being completely overhauled, it means 20-hour days (split into two shifts) for a construction crew of 400 workers. "We couldn't get there without the help we're getting from them," said Fred Strasser, the general superintendent of the project. Wading through the halls of Vivint now requires a hard hat, safety glasses and an orange vest. The renovations will try to achieve this with several changes: Walls have been cleared on the concourse and the upper levels into "social corners" where fans can view the game from outside the bowl, with more standing areas such as drinking rails to encourage sociability.