"Without a doubt, the organization is disappointed with not having any one of our players - in this particular case, Kyrie, not amongst us", Marks said at a Thursday afternoon news conference. "Everybody's raised their hands and said, "Look, we're in".
"A versatile defender with experience guarding players all over the frontcourt despite being 6'5", Tucker can open up a plethora of small-ball opportunities for whatever team acquires him.
The Nets also sent center Jarrett Allen and forward Taurean Prince to Cleveland. The two men join All-Star guard Kyrie Irving on the Nets. I think Caris LeVert might prove purer with his commitment than Victor Oladipo.
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Brook Lopez drained three three-pointers in the first quarter and Milwaukee finished with 19 baskets from beyond the arc in a game they led by as many as 23 points. The Cavs gave up a first-round pick in order to bring Allen to Cleveland, which for most, does not bode well for the future of Andre Drummond with the Cavaliers.
At Houston, "The Beard" would go on to earn the award of league MVP in the 2017-2018 season, a year where he would also take his team to the Western Conference Finals but would go on to lose to the Golden State Warriors.
Worst of all, the Rockets are going to finish near the bottom of the standings this season while another team owns the rights to their 2021 draft pick.
The Nets will have to fill out a roster that has holes, though Marks said he won't rush that. "And it was clear these last two games".
In the end, National Basketball Association 2K21 has dim forecasts for the Brooklyn Nets even with James Harden joining the team. "And he will address that without a doubt".
It was just one lopsided result on a night that saw the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers rout the Thunder 128-99 in Oklahoma City. Marks believes those prior relationships are another reason the players will be willing to leave behind their egos and a few shot attempts.
Taking questions about Irving for the first time during the guard's multigame absence, Marks said that Irving has been getting tested for coronavirus daily while he has been away from the team. "I know how much hard work these guys put in.to try to get better every day".