Kings point guard De’aaron Fox said he is set to extend his contract with the club.
Sacramento and Fox will get the right to extend their contract in the 2020 offseason. The parties have already discussed this possibility.
“Nothing has changed. I see myself in this team. I want to be here.
We want to win. We did a good job last season and laid the Foundation. This season we are in about the same position when we qualify for the playoffs. We all want to win and will continue to work to take the next step, ” Fox said.
Kenny Smith: “In the modern NBA, Olajuwon would be a Capela on steroids»
Two-time NBA champion in Houston, now TNT expert Kenny Smith said that choosing between Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’neal, he would have chosen a former partner in the rockets.
“Both in those days and now, I would have chosen a guy who brought me two championship rings. I choose Hakim.
I know Hakeem could have gone out and thrown a three-pointer because he had a good throw. So in this era, he probably would have started throwing three-pointers. He would be Clint Capela on steroids. He would be a unique player, ” according to Fansided.
Chris Paul: “I had time to talk to Kobe before the exchange to the Lakers was blocked»
Oklahoma point guard Chris Paul on the “Knuckleheads” podcast shared some details of his failed transition to the Lakers in 2011.
“I spoke on the phone with my brother and with the agent. We were deciding which plane to take from New Orleans to Los Angeles. At one point, the agent clicked a button, told them to wait, and clicked again. Then he came back and stammered that we had made a deal. We were stunned.
I was talking to Kobe, you know what I mean? We had time to talk and discuss everything. We talked a lot. A lot, ” Paul said.
In 2011, NBA Commissioner David stern blocked an exchange that would have resulted in Paul ending up with the Lakers.