Not be ruled out in the coming days, Russia will have a new representative in the NBA – a contract with the club, “Sacramento Kings” may sign a defender of our team Dmitry Kulagin. But whether or not 22-year-old player to rush over the ocean? And whether it is possible to gain a foothold in the strongest basketball league in the world European, not selected in the NBA Draft?
(Said Kulagin:) – NBA – that’s my goal, something for which I play basketball, and I am sure that sooner or later there is bound to find myself – said the Russian, who spoke last season for “Triumph”. – At the moment, the agents negotiate with “Sacramento” My role in the team. And for me, fundamentally, what will be the final bid “Kings”. If I would be guaranteed playing time, I will agree. Go well in the NBA polishing bench not see the point. I do not just want to get there, I want to play there. Not possible to better prepare will have to stay in Europe for another for some time.
Kevin Durant ‘Not Sure’ If He’ll Play vs OKC
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who sat out Sunday night’s 118-111 win over the Brooklyn Nets with a left ankle sprain, told ESPN’s Chris Haynes that he’s “not sure” whether he’ll be able to play Wednesday at Oklahoma City.
“I’m just going to take it day by day and see how it progresses,” Durant said before the game.
Two-Time All-Star David Lee Announces Retirement
Two-time All-Star David Lee announced his retirement from the NBA on Sunday via Instagram.
Lee, 34, played for 12 years, finishing last season with the Spurs. He averaged 7.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 79 games for San Antonio.
Isaiah Thomas on Rehab Drill: ‘Hardest I’ve Run’
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas participated in full-court five-on-zero offensive drills Sunday, marking the first time he has practiced with his teammates in that manner since he was acquired from the Boston Celtics in a trade involving Kyrie Irving in August.
Thomas, who is still recovering from a torn labrum in his right hip, told Cleveland.com that Sunday was the “hardest I’ve run” during the rehabilitation process and he “felt good for the most part” afterward.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN