This is just a Friday news/link dump for you to chew on. Cause frankly, I’ve got nothin’.
Bryan Colangelo resigned as Sixers president after it was confirmed that his wife was behind several Twitter accounts defending him and criticizing other members of the organization, as well as leaking confidential information.
This whole story has been incredibly bizarre, but I suppose in the social media landscape we find ourselves in, I shouldn’t be surprised. But I have to admit, I am, largely because it always amazes me that people don’t think through the consequences of what happens when it comes out, whatever “it” is on social media.
Game four of the Finals is tonight at 8:00 pm. Can the Cavaliers send it back to Oakland? Does it matter? The Cavs were close to stealing game one, and perhaps were robbed of that one by an unfavorable whistle, but the Warriors are clearly the better team. Game three featured poor shooting from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the road (7-27 combined) ... eh, no problem, there’s Kevin Durant going for 43.
The Warriors are about to win their third title in four years, and their place in history will soon be up for debate.
Kevin Durant stated publicly that he will remain with the Warriors going forward. He will opt out of his contract in order to sign a new deal with the club, meaning Golden State will once again retain their core, which could lead to more rings in the future.
Meanwhile, DeAndre Ayton appears confident he will be chosen first in the upcoming draft by the Suns. He worked out for Phoenix, and said that was it, he’s expecting to go first and won’t meet with other teams.
In Wolves news...there really isn’t any. They are preparing for the draft, but as usual there is no public interaction. Various mock drafts have the Wolves taking various wing players, but one senses it is pure guess work.
Sports Illustrated has them taking Donte Divincenzo, from Villanova.
CBS Sports has them taking Aaron Holiday from UCLA.
nbadraft.net has them taking Troy Brown from Oregon.
I’ve also seen them linked to Chandler Huchinson, Kevin Huerter, and others. I don’t think anyone has any idea what their board looks like, even if they do keep the pick.
What ya got?