Nolan Smith has received partially guaranteed offers from the Bulls and the Thunder for next season, reports David Pick of Eurobasket.com (Twitter link). Smith played in Croatia this season and averaged 17.0 PPG, 3.3 RPG, and 4.1 APG.
More from around the league:
- NBA agent Twitter link). says that he will steer his clients away from the Clippers due to Donald Sterling’s comments, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders (
- Kennedy also tweets that two 2014 draft prospects told him that they don’t want to be drafted by the Clippers due to Sterling’s comments.
- The NBA owners must unite against Sterling, writes Marcus Thompson II of The San Jose Mercury News.
- Steve Kerr has discussed becoming a head coach with multiple coaching legends, including Lute Olsen and Bill Parcells, writes Peter Botte of The New York Daily News. According to the article, Kerr made a special cross country flight to meet with Parcells recently. Kerr is expected to meet with Phil Jackson this weekend to discuss the Knicks head coaching position.
- Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com grades Phil Pressey‘s performance for the Celtics this season. Pressey averaged 2.8 PPG, 1.4 RPG, and 3.2 APG.