Former Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has apparently been targeted by a man attempting to sabotage his draft stock, The MMQB’s Robert Klemko found. The allegations of sabotage emerged as part of Klemko’s profile of Cook published Tuesday on The MMQB. Villani had always known Cook to be a hard worker, so the reports of his bad behavior took the trainer by surprise.
Remember when Tim Hardaway adamantly claimed he was the originator of the crossover, not Allen Iverson, and that the Sixers legend "carried the basketball?" For a refresher, here's Hardaway's full quote from March during an interview with NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper. Well, Iverson provided the Answer and it's safe to say he crossed up Hardaway on this one. In a great piece by Bleacher Report's Jonathan Abrams published on Tuesday, Iverson was asked about Hardaway's comment. "Yeah, I heard about it," Iverson said. Abrams asked if A.I. had any response. "I carried my crossover all the way into the Hall of Fame," Iverson said. "So, there you go." Mic drop. As we all know, Iverson was inducted
This season the Portland Trail Blazers found their center of the future (and the present) in Jusuf Nurkic. Which makes the next step fairly obvious: Portland will not pick up the option on Festus Ezeli for next season, GM Neil Olshay confirmed at the team exit meetings Tuesday. Olshey says Festus Ezeli will not be on the @trailblazers roster next season.