U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte, N.C., and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver debated by letter last week over the decision to move the 2017 All-Star game from Charlotte, with Pittenger charging the league had engaged in "unmistakable hypocrisy."
It seems fitting that Jimmy Butler will take the United Center floor for a Team USA practice on Thursday and a Friday scrimmage versus Venezuela with such high-profile teammates as Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
Tyler Johnson, while attending an event with Josh Richardson at Bucky Dent Park on Mon, July, 25, 2016, said he was shocked the Heat matched the four-year $50 million deal offered by the Brooklyn Nets.
Heat's Tyler Johnson talks about his new $50 million contract
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Willie Reed talks about reuniting with Miami Heat
Pat Riley discusses Miami Heat's offseason, Dwyane Wade's departure