For some sports stars, there is little joy to be had in the mundane. For them, meaningless games or opportunities to dominate lower quality opposition offers little incentive, as they prefer to ply their trade on the grandest of stages and often in the most hostile atmospheres.
The 2015 NBA Draft has come and gone, and while a number of teams didn’t do themselves any favors, there were two clear winners.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers took D’Angelo Russell with the second pick and they might have gotten the best player in the draft as the Ohio State guard pushed himself up the board to break up the two-man center duo of Karl-Anthony Towns (who went first to Minnesota) and Jahlil Okafor (third to Philadelphia).
When you think about the famous NBA players who have walked this Earth, you tend to think of those who stand out due to their athletic ability. Names like Larry Bird, Shaquille O’Neal, and of course, Michael Jordan are those that usually come to mind at first.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced the signing of free agent Shawn Marion after agreeing on a one-year contract with the franchise, the veteran forward confirmed on his Instagram account.
The 36-year-old becomes the latest addition for the Cavs during this busy off-season, who won an NBA championship title with the Dallas in 2011 – averaging 10.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and shooting 48 percent in 76 games last season for the Mavericks.
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed the versatile forward Mike Scott, the General Manager Danny Ferry announced on Tuesday morning.
Although, the terms of the deal were not disclosed, but earlier this month – According to Hawks beat writer Chris Vivlamore of the AJC reported that the Hawks agreed on a three-year deal.