Thaddeus Young is confident that the Sixers would meet any demands he makes on the organization, as he told reporters, including Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News. Young indicated that he might use the possibility of declining or exercising his player option for 2015/16 as leverage, and he also raised the possibility that he’ll ask for a trade, as we noted last night.
More from the east:
- While many believe that the Knicks firing of coach Mike Woodson is a foregone conclusion, it is likely that the team won’t announce the move until next week, write Chris Broussard and Marc Stein of ESPN.com.
- Marcus Hayes of The Philadelphia Daily News finds it puzzling that Sixers GM Sam Hinkie has been conspicuously absent from the team’s end of season press conferences.
- Nets GM Billy King‘s offseason plans are about to be put to the test now that the playoffs are beginning, writes Tim Bontemps of The New York Post.
Chuck Myron contributed to this post.