Fun fact: Brook Lopez owns a home on Walt Disney World property. Disney designed a “resort community” called Golden Oak for huge Disney fans. Living there comes with perks like concierge service and exclusive park hours. Last summer, I asked Brook about living there:
On The HoopsHype Podcast, Mario Chalmers (@mchalmers15) talked about playing with LeBron James/Dwyane Wade/Chris Bosh on the Heat, his favorite memories from Miami's run, his recovery after rupturing his Achilles in 2016, The 5 Tournament and more. LISTEN:
Zion Williamson turned 20 years old today. He’s the fifth-youngest player in the NBA!
Through his first 19 games in the NBA, he’s averaging 23.6 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting 58.9% from the field and 46.2% from three.
Raymond Felton is currently a free agent and he's eligible to be signed as a replacement player when the NBA season resumes. However, in this Q&A with @HoopsHype, he admitted that he's "not 100% comfortable with playing right now." Read the full Q&A here:
Raymond Felton opens up about his 14-year NBA career, his free agency, how much longer he wants to play, his concerns about the NBA season resuming, his thoughts on NBA teams signing fewer veterans, whether he’s open to signing overseas and much more. Q&A:
“Deandre Ayton is one of only two players in NBA history age-21 or younger to average at least 19 points, 12 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game. The other? Shaquille O'Neal.” 👀
Great work, @Mike_Schmitz!
Ex-NBA players will compete in a 3-on-3 pay-per-view tourney called the "5 Tournament" from July 19-29, per a press release. It'll include Joe Johnson, Mario Chalmers, Mike Bibby, Nate Robinson, Eddy Curry, Donte Green, James White and many others. Here's a list of the rosters: