Brandon Rush says he’s still not 100% after tearing his ACL a year and a half ago, and he expects to have to work out in front of executives from interested teams this summer when he’s a free agent, tweets Aaron Falk of The Salt Lake Tribune. In any case, Jody Genessy of the Deseret News can’t envision the swingman re-signing with the Jazz (Twitter link).
More from the Western Conference:
- Brian Scalabrine is serving as the player development coach for the Santa Cruz Warriors following Golden State’s decision to reassign its former assistant coach, according to Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group.
- There’s reportedly mutual interest between Mike D’Antoni and Marshall University, and if he takes that job, it would represent a cratering of his stock, as Will Leitch of Sports on Earth examines.
- The trade that sent Marcus Thornton to the Nets at the deadline opened the starting Kings shooting guard position for Ben McLemore, and he’s responded with strong performances, observes Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee.