"You can't get mad at your kid if you let him eat candy every night and then suddenly one night you don't and they throw a tantrum," an ex-Houston assistant coach said. "You're the one who let them eat candy every night.
Now Lue, who has replaced Rivers, will try to enhance Leonard's midrange game by putting him in the Jordan and Bryant role in triangle sets. Leonard often attacks on offense by getting to his preferred midrange spots despite the NBA trend to shoot more 3s. Leonard also studied with Bryant before the former Lakers star died in a helicopter crash this year.
Securus also pledged to donate $3 million in 2020 to efforts to reduce recidivism and to hold quarterly meetings with families and individuals impacted by incarceration. Cleveland Cavaliers Face Masks
Nba Logo Face Masks
According to the NBA's health and safety protocols for the 2020-21 season, any player who tests positive will have to follow a series of steps before returning. Those steps will depend in part on whether the player is symptomatic, asymptomatic or experiencing severe symptoms, but he will be sidelined for at least 12 days. San Antonio Spurs Face Masks
On May 29, Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was a surprise attendee at a George Floyd rally and news conference. Days later, Wolves teammate D’Angelo Russell spoke at a rally in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to protest the police shooting of Breonna Taylor.
Gobert, 28, was eligible for a supermax extension worth $228 million -- identical to the deal Giannis Antetokounmpo just signed with the Milwaukee Bucks -- because he is a two-time Defensive Player of the Year and three-time All-NBA selection. Gobert said he did not request the full supermax because he wanted the Jazz to have flexibility to continue building around co-star Donovan Mitchell and him.
Smith gets approval as Jazz owner, 'to have fun'
"For me, my goal is to always win a championship," said Gobert, who has a player option for the fifth season of the deal. "When we spoke with my agent before the negotiations started, I decided that I didn't want to ask for the supermax. We didn't want to start the negotiations by asking for the supermax. For me, it was important to show to the organization and show to the team that it wasn't about money. It was about continuing to build what we've been building and also give this team and give myself the stability and the peace of mind to not have to deal with the negotiations later. NFL Face Coverings
On Sept. 23, only one of the police officers involved in the Taylor shooting was indicted by a grand jury. Even so, Russell is optimistic that “change is happening” in Louisville, nationally and worldwide in the aftermath of Taylor’s and Floyd’s deaths. For example, in his hometown, Yvette Gentry was named Louisville Metro Police Department’s police chief on Oct. 1, the first Black woman to hold the position. Milwaukee Bucks Face Masks