Chris Paul has had something of a whirlwind offseason, having been traded from the Houston Rockets after only two seasons to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Russell Westbrook. On Monday, Paul posted a cryptic Instagram Story that simply featured the peace sign emoji. What exactly could that mean? Of course, the most obvious conclusion to jump to is that Paul, despite not even playing a game in OKC, is already prepared to be traded to a better situation. Since the Thunder will likely not be fighting for a playoff spot for the first time in a long while, Paul might search for greener pastures elsewhere in the league. Still though, with Paul's contract setting him up to make roughly $124 million over
NBA on TNT released a short video that captured how Damian Lillard's game-winning shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder took apart not only Oklahoma City, but the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Clippers, drastically changing the landscape of the Western Conference. While Paul George might have called it a “bad shot,” there is no arguing with the ripple effect left behind by Lillard's wave goodbye at the Thunder. George, Chris Paul, and Russell Westbrook's off-season moves feature in the short clip.
Mike Muscala's arrival in Santiago de Compostela, Spain was a bit unconventional. Five television cameras awaited the then-22-year-old rookie as he stepped off the plane from the United States and was met with a series of questions and interview requests. English wasn't an option; his major in Spanish at Bucknell University was all the prep he had. He dove headfirst into the semester abroad he never had the chance to take in undergrad. Even in the midst of a four-year Division I basketball experience, education had always been at the forefront of Muscala's mindset. Aside from the Bisons' recent takedowns of Kansas and Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament during his childhood, the rigorous curriculum