Adam Silver: Seattle on the ‘short list’ of NBA expansion cities

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in an interview with C.J. McCollum — yes, that C.J. McCollum — that he’s considering the idea of an expansion at some point in the near future. And on the list of cities being highlighted as potential homes to NBA franchises, Seattle is near the top.

“I think it’s just a question of when the right time is to seriously start thinking about expansion,” Silver said in an interview on The Player’s Tribune. “Think about the state we’re in the league right now where [it is] amazing to me that, coming off of these Finals, you have some fans saying, ‘There’s only one good team in the league.’

Jones will work in tandem with McDonough, who helped position the Suns for a promising future with a young core of Devin Booker, Josh Jackson, Marquese Chriss, and Dragan Bender. The Suns Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal also have experienced, quality trade assets that do not fit their timeline in Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight.

Jones will look to help steer Phoenix to its first playoff Cheap New Zealand Warriors Jerseys appearance this decade, or since the Steve Nash era. His reputation around the league also projects to help the Suns in free agency moving forward.

It would have been only fitting for him to watch two of the best AAU has to offer square up on a basketball court.

Ball scored 31 points, shining through a night of questionable shot selection, including multiple failed shot attempts from near the halfcourt line. Williamson scored 28 points, darting out in transition to finish in coast-to-coast manner time and time again. In the end, Williamson’s SC Supreme AAU squad took down Big Baller Brand, 104-92, his head coach calling the shots from the sidelines with a cold-cocked toddler fast asleep in his arms.

For more highlights of the Ball-Williamson showdown, check out our Ricky O’Donnell’s write-up here.

Orioles invited Luke Terry, a 14-year-old catcher with one arm, for a very cool first pitch

Last month, the internet was tittering about 14-year-old Luke Terry because of this video:

And because only good things happen when the internet finds something, the Orioles invited Terry to Camden Yards to hang out with some players before the game and catch the first pitch from Hall of Famer Jim Palmer.

The idea came from Orioles bench coach John Russell, who saw Terry’s video floating around the internet and got him in. Kudos to Russell for the idea, and Kudos to Terry, who remains a complete and total badass.

Miguel Sano was tempting, and he originally had the spot, but I realized that I was in the grips of Prospect Bias, in which a player’s Baseball America ranking is faintly visible above his head at all times, like a halo. Sano was the blue-chipper, and Ramirez had an unremarkable minor-league career and a slow start in the majors. So my natural inclination is to err toward Sano.

But we’re almost 1,000 plate appearances into the idea that Ramirez is special, and he’s clearly having the best statistical year. So I’ll buy into the idea that his ample tools and big numbers make him the most exciting third baseman in the league for now.

These are the three leaders in WAR according to Baseball-Reference, and they’re Jerseys Wholesale the three outfielders I want to watch more than any other, so this works out. Please Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal do not use midseason WAR to make any decisions yourself. I’m a trained professional.