James Wiseman — who played three games his one season at Memphis before the NBA Draft — was considered a multi-year project from the start. The athleticism and potential were unquestioned, and he flashed that during his rookie season, but there were plenty of times he just looked lost, like a player trying to catch up to the speed of the NBA game.
They didn’t follow instructions, and a few minutes later the Knicks were still rolling right along.Los Angeles Lakers
"He has great potential," Dragic said of Adebayo. "I still feel he's not done yet. He's gonna hit another level."
3. Jazz (41-14, LW 1). Cold shooting from three cost the Jazz in recent losses to the Suns and Mavericks, but it was the loss to the Wizards that was more shocking: Utah’s defense took the night off against Beal and Westbrook, and Utah’s home winning streak ended at 24. Utah still has a 1.5 game cushion over the Suns for the top seed and one of the easiest schedules remaining in the NBA. They should hold on to the top spot. Two high-profile games against the Lakers coming up, but with L.A. shorthanded, the Jazz need to pick up wins there.
Now that people in the league are living through the burdens of a compressed schedule, frequent coronavirus testing, coronavirus cases, lingering effects, injuries and actually having to try to win games… a different perspective has emerged. There’s more emphasis on the hardship than the revenue.Boston Celtics
Lillard said he was encouraged by the desire and effort his team showed against the Celtics.Miami Heat
Mitchell has been on an offensive tear in the past month, averaging 30.0 points per game in April with scoring outbursts not done in a Jazz uniform since Karl Malone. Mitchell had a four-game run of scoring at least 35, with 40 in three of the four games.Utah Jazz
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