Spencer Hawes’ 12-Year-Old Self Told Him To Sign With Los Angeles Clippers

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“Even taking a little less money, this opportunity was too exciting to pass up. I’ve had a taste of the playoffs before, but being a part of this team will be just incredible. You get to a point where you really realize what’s important, and I was thinking: ‘What would my 12-year-old self have done? What would he prioritize?’ It was this opportunity and what they’re building with the Clippers.”

Spencer Hawes to Yahoo! Sports

Free Agency Update On SiriusXM

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I was a guest on Norm at Night on SiriusXM to talk about the crazy first week of the NBA’s Free Agency period. We talked about where Carmelo Anthony should sign, praised Toronto for re-signing Kyle Lowry, I explained why Bruno Caboclo wasn’t a reach at #20 and we talked about the three Canadians drafted in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft.

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NBA Summer Update On “The Home Stretch”

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I joined Justin Hull on “The Home Stretch” to chat about what has been a wild and wacky week in the NBA. We talked about Jason Kidd ditching the Nets for the Bucks, I tried to predict where Carmelo Anthony would end up and we gave LeBron James props for his Decision a few years back.

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Masai Ujiri Isn’t Worried About Being Popular

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“For me, I’ll always go with the best (available) talent. We did our due diligence. I went to Brazil three times to see him. Jeff (Weltman) went a couple of times. Our scouts went a few times to see him. We felt comfortable. A few days ago we took Coach Casey and we worked him out in Houston. Coach Casey and Jama (Mahlalela) worked him out and felt comfortable, too.

“I’m not here trying to be popular; that’s not what’s important to me. I’m trying to look out for the organization long-term and I think long-term we’ll look at Bruno (Caboclo) and say at least he has a chance (to be something special).”

Masai Ujiri Talking About Critics Who Claimed Bruno Caboclo Was A Reach