The best seats at the Staples Center are getting even better for LA Clippers fans who are ready to open in their wallets. The team has broken up its long scorers table, which has created eight new seats, called “Star Courtside” seats on the floor on the side of the players’ benches.
“It’s extremely rare to have space like this open in any arena” Clippers president Gillian Zucker said. “What we did here was create new beachfront property.” The new seats won’t come cheap. The Clippers aren’t publicly disclosing the price, but a league source says they’re asking for $175,000 a seat. The price includes access to the team’s all-inclusive clubs, in-seat waiter service and valet parking with access to a VIP entrance.
Source: Darren Rovell of ESPN
Sources: Trae Young Had ‘secret workout’ with Cavaliers Saturday
Source: Trae Young conducted a secret workout with the Cavs on Saturday. If Michael Porter is gone, it seems to be a toss-up at the moment between Young and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander for Cleveland at #8. We’ve given Shai the nod in our latest mock today:
Source: Trae Young conducted a secret workout with the Cavs on Saturday. If Michael Porter is gone, it seems to be a toss-up at the moment between Young and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander for Cleveland at #8. We’ve given Shai the nod in our latest mock today: https://t.co/hpiDE2e70Y
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Sources: Mikal Bridges Top Target for 76ers at No. 10
Sources: Raptors Gauging Market on Norman Powell
Norman Powell is also a noteworthy trade chip. The Raptors have already been gauging interest in the 25-year-old guard ahead of the draft, sources tell TSN. After signing a four-year, $42-million extension in the fall, Powell turned in a disappointing third NBA season, losing his starting job in November and then falling out of the rotation altogether.
Although they believe he can bounce back, the team’s depth has made Powell expendable. If they’re going to move him, this might be the best time to do it.
Source: Josh Lewenberg of TSN