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Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:13 am
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Thunder told the skinny 7-footer from Latvia that the team would select him in the first round. There hasn't been a lot of hype about Prozingis, but he has great length, can shoot the basketball, and is just 18 years old.Oklahoma City certainly has an affinity for young players with tremendous wingspans, and Porzingis fits that description. The NBA Live Coins team does not have a pick in the draft until No. 21, so this all depends on if he's even available at that point.Phil Jackson wants Knicks coach hired by mid-June, according to report
Suddenly, the New York Knicks' drawn out coaching search has a timeline -- sort of.Knicks president Phil Jackson is hoping to close the books on making a head coaching hire by mid-June, before his visit to Turkey where he will attend one of his son's weddings,according to the New York Post. That would allow a new coach to get relatively settled before the June 26 NBA Draft, where the Knicks reportedly would like to purchase a second-round draft pick.
While Jackson has made it clear that Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Derek Fisher leads his list of candidates and was fined $25,000 for tampering after mentioning Fisher by name, Fisher said he will take his own time indiscussing his future with his family.Certainly, fans would begin to get antsy if a coach isn't hired by the draft. Team owner James Dolantold WFAN radio on Tuesday that he has stayed out of the coaching search and left it all to Jackson.
Known as a meddling owner, it could be viewed that he's truly left Jackson free to run the franchise. At the same time, it's a wonder why he wouldn't want some say in making such a big decision. good news for New York is that Fisher, their main target, has limited options to go elsewhere, at this point.Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Cheap NBA 2K18 MT other potential suitor for Fisher's services, the Los Angeles Lakers, are "cool" on their former point guard, though it seems they will at least reach out to