The Olympic basketball roster is now set and it’s an interesting group. Unlike Gregg Popovich’s first outing as US coach, there’s much more emphasis on versatility and athleticism, which was basically the formula that Mike Krzyzewski took from Duke to USA Basketball. In fairness to Popovich, he didn’t necessarily get the best players for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup but 7th place was truly awful for the US.
The Sacramento Kings didn’t move up or down at the NBA Draft lottery and hold the No. selection at the 2021 NBA Draft. The Kings got the steal of the draft in 2020, landing Tyrese Haliburton at No.
Six of the NBA's 30 head coaching jobs remain open as the league approaches the Finals, with many of the same names being bandied about by the franchises in need.