When news first surfaced that Kevin Durant had requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, he revealed that the Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat were atop his personal list. The Suns, however, matched the Pacers’ offer sheet for Deandre Ayton. That all but took them out of the running for Durant.
Adding Malcolm Brogdon and Danilo Gallinari to the Celtics roster didn't just make the deeper, it made them more flexible.
Only two of the 11 Hall of Famers are still alive: 94-year-old Bob Cousy and 83-year-old Tom “Satch” Sanders. This sad, ceaseless march of time crossed my mind Thursday when I spoke to Satch about the death of his longtime teammate, Bill Russell. Russ had been ill, off and on, for the last five of six years,” said Sanders.