News [Wojnarowski] Phoenix Suns G/F Mikal Bridges has agreed to a four-year, $90 million rookie contract extension, his agents Sam Goldfeder and Jordan Gertler of @Excelbasketball tell ESPN. Deal is fully guaranteed.twitter.com
[Carlin] Drummond on being booed in Detroit: “At the end of the day. It’s basketball. They’re sports fans. They’re not gonna cheer for the opposing team. No love lost here. I still love Detroit. I’m still gonna talk positively about the city. It doesn’t affect me in any way. It’s a basketball game.”
[Thompson II] In releasing Avery Bradley, the Warriors had to thwart the wishes of their best players, according to team sources. Stephen Curry and Draymond Green were among a group of strong advocates for keeping Bradley.
[Moore] Sixers coach Doc Rivers: Ben Simmons ‘was just one of the players’ today. ‘He was a full participant.’ Says team jokingly re-introduced Simmons to team. ‘I’m going to wait and see’ if Simmons will play in Wednesday’s opener.