During a replay of Syracuse University’s victory over Kansas in the 2003 NCAA championship final, orange head coach Jim Boeheim admitted that the team was very close to getting a young Kevin Durant (Brooklyn).
Boeheim told about this on Facebook Live, which was held simultaneously with the broadcast of the match.
The coach claims that Durant would have joined Syracuse if assistant coach Troy weaver had not moved to the NBA. Weaver is currently the Vice President of basketball operations for Oklahoma.
Durant played his only NCAA season for the University of Texas, scoring 25.8 points and 11.1 rebounds, and was named the College player of the year.
Donovan Mitchell lost to Rui Hachimura in the NBA 2K tournament
On Sunday, April 5, the remaining four matches of the first round of the tournament among NBA players were played on the NBA 2K sports simulator.
Montrez Harrell (Clippers – – Domantas Sabonis (Indiana) – 73-51
Rui Hachimura (Washington, played for the Lakers) – Donovan Mitchell (Utah, played for Brooklyn) – 74-71
Devin Booker (Phoenix, played for Milwaukee) – Michael porter (Denver, played for the Lakers) – 85-75
Andre Drummond (Detroit, played for the Lakers) – Demarcus cousins (played for Brooklyn) – 101-49
In the first round, derrick Jones beat Kevin Durant, Zach Lavine lost to Deandre Ayton, Trey young destroyed Harrison Barnes, and Hassan Whiteside lost to Patrick Beverly.
The winner of the championship will have the opportunity to make a charitable donation of 100 thousand dollars to fight korovanirus on their behalf.
It was announced on March 31 that NBA players will create a League based on the NBA 2K simulator.
Mark Cuban recommends Michael Finley as Chicago’s General Manager»
Dallas owner mark Cuban, after learning that Chicago was looking for a new General Manager, suggested Michael Finley.
“Michael Finley would be great in this position. Fin had a huge impact on the “News”. Unbelievable”, – quotes Kubana SI.com.
Finley, a native of Illinois, spent 15 seasons as a player. The forward played his best seasons for Dallas (1995-2005). The 47-year-old is currently the Vice President of basketball operations for the Mavericks.