Chris Bosh and Paul Pierce headlined the Class 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday, in a group that also included Yolanda Griffith, Lauren Jackson, Toni Kukoc, Bob Dandridge, Ben Wallace, Pearl Moore, Chris Webber, and Clarence Jenkins.
In addition to this group of legends they were added as immortals Bill russell, now as a coach; Rick Adelman, Jay Wright, Val Ackerman, Howard Garfinkel and Cotton Fitzs for their other roles and contributions to the sport.
The Minnesota Timberwolves They are unwilling to include Anthony Edwards or Karl-Anthony Towns for Ben Simmons in their trade package, according to a report by The Athletic journalist Jon Krawczynski.
Simmons, who appears in multiple transfer rumors in 2021, has been linked to the Minnesota team on several occasions, but the Wolves are not willing to trade the aforementioned players for the Australian from the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Los Angeles Lakers completed their coaching staff with the arrival of John Lucas III, who will join as assistant coach Frank Vogel, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported.
Lucas III comes to the Lakers after a long playing career that includes 8 years in the NBA and ended in 2017. His last experience was as part of the Minnesota Timberwolves bench as assistant coach to then-boss Tom Thibodeau.
The Golden State Warriors are interested in adding the player Johnny O’Bryant, according to journalist Jeff García, who highlights that both the Milwaukee Bucks and the Brooklyn Nets are also after the services of the power forward.
O’Bryant, who has been away from the NBA for 3 years, played 4 seasons with the Bucks, Denver Nuggets and Charlotte Hornets. During his time in the league he participated in 147 games in which he averaged 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.