The Philadelphia 76ers have selected first overall in each of the last two NBA Drafts. Those two first overall picks, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz, will be among the top candidates to win the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award this season.
The eight years Zach spent in the mud, in Memphis, are special. They are filled with franchise-defining basketball success, but they are so clearly about more than that. Every Memphian felt it and all of us believe it.
Zach helped establish what it means to play for the Grizzlies on the court and in the community, and in doing so helped forge an identity for our City.
In addition, Grizzlies owner Robert Pera wrote a separate note thanking Z-Bo for turning the lottery-laden franchise into perennial contenders. Pera also revealed his intention to retire Randolph’s number this summer.
The quick signing is at contrast with the Warriors’ other bench player, Andre Iguodala, who is meeting with the San Antonio Spurs and Sacramento Kings in the near future. The Warriors Cheap New York Giants Jerseys are facing extreme luxury tax penalties in the coming years, something that deals to Livingston and especially Iguodala will exacerbate. Still, if any team shouldn’t bat an eye at paying that, it’s Golden State.
The Cavaliers are rebounding from a 4-1 Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors, who outmatched and outclassed Cleveland in every way to claim their second title in three years. Cleveland’s roster as-is is not good enough to compete with the stacked, reigning champions, and with Gordon Hayward headed Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal to Boston, their status as top dog in the East could be in jeopardy.
Cleveland needs to upgrade its roster to continue LeBron’s stretch of seven consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. It is unclear if they can do so effectively without a general manager.