Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose says he deserves the blame for Saturday night’s 118-111 loss to the Dallas Mavericks after he made several critical mistakes late in the game.
Source: Nick Friedell of ESPN
Report: Wizards to Offer Bradley Beal Three-Year Max Extension
Washington Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard will offer guard Bradley Beal a three-year, $111 million maximum contract extension upon the All-Star becoming eligible to sign on Friday, Sheppard told ESPN.
“At the very first moment allowed, we are going to offer Brad the full max extension,” Sheppard told ESPN.
Beal, 26, has until Oct. 21 to sign the extension, which would start with the 2021-22 season — a decision that agent Mark Bartelstein indicates that Beal will need time to consider.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Sources: Spurs Add Tim Duncan to Coaching Staff
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Will Hardy and Tim Duncan will be added to Gregg Popovich’s bench as assistant coaches.
Hardy first joined the Spurs as a basketball operations intern in 2010 after graduating from Williams College.
“Will Hardy is a talented, young basketball mind who has earned a great deal of respect from everyone in the organization thanks to his knowledge, spirit and personality,” said Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich.
Duncan, a 1997 Wake Forest graduate, played 19 seasons with the Spurs before retiring in the summer of 2016.
“It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan’s assistant, that he returns the favor,” said Popovich.
Source: San Antonio Spurs
Sources: Lakers Claim Kostas Antetokounmpo Off Waivers
The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off free agency waivers, sources tell
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Source: Shams Charania on Twitter