Nevertheless, as I’ve written about before, the eight franchises not currently staying at Walt Disney World face a major competitive disadvantage right now, not only because they can’t compete for the playoffs, but also because current NBA protocols for the “Delete Eight” require only a handful of players/personnel on the court at one time.
Honorable mentions: Zion Williamson and Karl-Anthony Towns Zion is arguably the most-hyped player coming into the NBA since LeBron James. With so much popularity, one might think a few tattoos would be in order. Nope.
Analyzing Tom Thibodeau’s track record with player development as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves Last week, the New York Knicks hired former Bulls and Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau to a five-year contract to become the franchise’s next head coach. Since the Knicks’ 1999 finals run, the team has had 14 different head coaches, and Tom Thibodeau is the latest to put his hat in the ring to restore the league’s sleeping giant to prominence.