Spurs strangely renounce Jonathon Simmons but will still try to re-sign him, per report

The San Antonio Spurs have renounced Jonathon Simmons, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. However, the team is still negotiating with him, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Mike Wright, making this an exceedingly quizzical move from the ever-reliable Spurs front office.

Simmons was a restricted free agent headed into his third season after spending his first two with the Spurs. By renouncing him, Simmons joins the open market and is able to sign with any of the 30 teams. As a restricted free agent, the Spurs would have had the option to match any contract he signed.

Knicks fans will see no miracle with a surprise Atlanta match. New York all but officially has more than one-third of its cap space invested Cheap Jerseys And Snapbacks in Hardaway and an injured and suspended Joakim Noah. Not great!

There’s room for Hardaway to improve at just 25 years old, but it’ll be tough for him to live up to that type of contract. He’ll space out as a shooter next to rookie Frank Ntilikina, but it’s tough to imagine that New York couldn’t have found another player for a much cheaper price. Or even a player on a shorter-term contract that keeps future cap space open.

The Supersonics, however, relocated and re-branded in 2008, becoming the Oklahoma City Thunder franchise we know today. The departure has left a void in Seattle the NBA has yet to fill.

Current and former NBA players with ties to the area, including Allen and Cheap Jerseys Bulk Jamal Crawford, have clamored for the league to bring back the excitement and hysteria that surrounded the Supersonics. And if Silver eventually decides an expansion is on the table, it appears the league may finally give the people what they want.

Trail Blazers fans support Meyers Leonard after his dog was diagnosed with cancer

Meyers Leonard’s dog Bella was diagnosed with Lymphoma before the Trail Blazers’ game Thursday against the 76ers.

Leonard shared with his followers that Bella wasn’t feeling well earlier in the week, and Blazers fans offered their thoughts and prayers. It wasn’t until Thursday night that Leonard shared what was wrong with Bella, and thanked fans for all of their support.

The break-in happened while Young was in New Orleans to participate in the 3-point shooting portion of the All-Star Skills Challenge.

The Times noted that the burglary is the most recent in a stream of break-ins at celebrity homes across L.A., though LAPD investigators haven’t said whether they think the crimes are connected.

Last week, burglars broke into Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig’s home and got away with what police estimated at $170,000 in jewelry and other items. Last month, thieves stole a safe containing $2 million in jewelry from singer Alanis Morissette’s home in Brentwood. Also in recent months, former NBA player and current TV analyst Derek Fisher’s home in Tarzana was broken into, as was hip-hop star Nicki Minaj’s Westside home, and burglars are estimated to have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars in jewelry, police said.

“It’s absolutely true that you get at least two hours more sleep getting Cheap Jerseys And Snapbacks laid on the road today versus 15 years ago,” said one former All-Star. “No schmoozing. No Cheap Jerseys China going Cheap Jerseys Bulk out to the club. No having to get something to eat after the club but before the hotel.”