George has no intention of staying with the Pacers beyond the expiration of his current contract in June 2018. The Los Angeles-area native is intrigued by the possibility of joining the Lakers, sources previously told The Undefeated. The four-time All-Star also is being pursued by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade, sources previously told ESPN.
No matter where you fall on the continuum of NBA Draft geekdom, you likely find yourself comparing incoming prospects to players currently in the league. It’s a useful heuristic to employ when summarizing the skills and playing styles of these young hopefuls, and it helps us project their potential roles and the impact they might have at the next level. These types of comparisons aren’t always perfect, especially with the league in a constant state of evolution, but they’re handy nonetheless.
While Cousins is set to play under the franchise tag for the second consecutive year, Schefter said there is an "improved tone" between the Redskins and their star signal-caller.
The 28-year-old Cousins was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time last season, as he threw for a career-high 4,917 yards to go along with 25 passing touchdowns, 12 interceptions and four rushing touchdowns.
With a simple white shirt, a gray tie, purple shades and jacket slung over his shoulder -- Westbrook's understated outfit was the biggest upset of the night -- he glanced at the red carpet and shook his head. The man of the night skipped the cameras, the posing and the questions and headed inside.