The Daily Dish: Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Shaq/Penny, Durant and Irving’s commerical
ONE MORE DAY HOOPS JUNKIES!
That’s right, one more day before we finally have the NBA back in our lives. And with the highly anticipated matchup being the Chicago Bulls taking on the Miami Heat, LeBron James let us know how much the Heat dislike the Bulls. (Miami Heat Index)
If you drafted Danny Granger in any of your fantasy leagues like I did, then you received some bad news Monday morning (RealGM)
Once upon a time ago, Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway were pegged as the next great duo. Well long story short, Shaq bolted for the L.A. Lakers and Penny would run into multiple knee injuries derailing his once promising career. Now, the Magic want to honor Shaq and Penny as part of their “Legends night” program. (Orlando Sentinel)
Up until last season it had been a rough stretch for New York Knicks fans. Now talk of Carmelo Anthony possibly leaving and questionable acquisitions, have Knicks fans possibly preparing for the worst. Well they finally got a bit of good news. New general manager Steve Mills announced the team has exercised the 2014-15 option on guard Iman Shumpert’s contract. (ESPN New York)
Kevin Durant says he was so obsessed with winning last season that he essentially became a different person. KD says he couldn’t sleep and would yell at teammates, coaches and referees. (The Oklahoman)
Derrick Favors has some lofty expectations for the Utah Jazz this season. (NBA.com)
In case you missed it, Kyrie Irving is back as Uncle Drew in the popular Pepsi Max commercial.
And finally, the Daily Dish WAG of the day is Kosta Koufos‘ galpal, Leia Sergakis.