Wayne Ellington brings more than 3-point shooting to the Miami Heat. He brings perspective. He brings tears. He brings hope. That's the part you may not know. That's the part he wants to make sure you know.
When Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden were hired to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the expectation within in the organization and around the NBA was that they were coming in to make significant changes to a franchise with the longest-running playoff drought in the league.
After winning another gold at the Rio Olympics there will be changes to the United States men’s basketball team as Carmelo Anthony and Mike Krzyzewski leave and Gregg Popovich and perhaps LeBron James sign on for Tokyo in 2020.
The smell of cigarettes and cheap beer that cloaks the Vegas casinos has weakened by 7 a.m., though a handful of blackjack players are doing their part to keep their Sunday night from becoming a Monday morning.