Τhe best player outside the NBA according to the annual NBA GMs survey has received some very strong interest by the Chicago Bulls, according to Eurohoops sources. Chicago is ready to offer him a multiyear contract with a salary large enough to lure him away from Europe and CSKA Moscow’s 12 million euros offer.
The Chicago Bulls, that are practically rebuilding their roster and according to reports are even thinking about trading Jimmy Butler to the Cavs, want to invest on [Milos] Teodosic. The franchise has a history with ex-Yugoslavian players starting from Toni Kukoc and continuing with Nikola Mirotic (of Montenegrin origin). Teodosic can even be a household name for them, considering the thriving Serbian community in Chicago.
Source: Nikos Varlas of Eurohoops
Paul Millsap (Wrist) Could Miss Up to Three Months
Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap could miss three months due to surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist, league sources tell ESPN.
The All-Star forward suffered the injury in the second quarter of the Nuggets’ 127-109 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Bucks’ Teletovic Out Four Weeks After Undergoing Surgery
Injuries are thinning the Milwaukee Bucks’ frontcourt as they begin a Western Conference road trip.
The team said forward Mirza Teletovic is expected to miss four weeks following arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday to repair cartilage in his left knee. He has missed the past six games.
Source: The Associated Press on ESPN
LaVar Ball Says Lakers Coaching is Too ‘Soft’ on Lonzo
LaVar Ball told Bleacher Report that the Los Angeles Lakers’ staff should take a specific approach to coaching his son, Lonzo: Be tougher on him.
“They’re soft. They don’t know how to coach my son,” Ball told the website during a recent interview. “I know how to coach him. I tell him to go get the victory. Stop messing around.” LaVar Ball said he does not take issue with the job Lakers coach Luke Walton has done during the team’s 7-10 start to the season.