NBA Summer League schedule 2017: Start times, TV channels, and live stream for Saturday

NBA Summer League Friday was a tough act to follow. Between the Suns, Kings and Lonzo Ball’s Lakers debut, there was enough energy-filled basketball to last lifetime.

But just like Daniel with the white vans, the NBA is back at it again on Saturday, this time with an eight-game slate that’ll have you back for more. And while every game is important, especially for you hoops fiends out there, there are a few Saturday night showdowns that you’ve got to see if you’re around at the time:

Between Lauri Markkanen, Denzel Valentine and Kris Dunn for the Bulls, and electrifying point guard Dennis Smith Jr. on the Mavericks, the midday matchup between Dallas and Chicago is one any basketball savant should have his eyes peeled for.

The Cavs have unsuccessfully tried to contact Irving, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told The Athletic, but he is not talking to anyone from the organization.

In Irving’s defense, he spent the past week in Asia promoting his new Nike Kyrie sneakers. You can see just how much fun he’s had on his Instagram account, where he showed the house that was built for him in Beijing.

But Irving has since returned stateside and has yet to communicate with Cavs management. And quite frankly, if he wanted to pick up the phone when new GM Koby Altman is calling, he would.

During his press conference introducing Altman on Wednesday, Gilbert tried to compare Irving’s trade request to that of Kobe Bryant, who demanded the Lakers trade him after their mediocre years Cheap Jerseys Bulk from 2004-07. Los Angeles denied his request and subsequently acquired Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum Cheap Jerseys And Jordans before rattling off back-to-back NBA championships.

Robert Kraft shrugs off Patriots players skipping White House visit

Robert Kraft doesn’t think his players declining to visit the White House is out of the ordinary.

During his Monday appearance on the “Today” show, the Patriots owner denied that his relationship with President Donald Trump has strained his relationship with a number of his players and said they are free to make their own choices.

McCown put up respectable numbers in seven starts during his first season in 2015, throwing for 2,109 yards with 12 touchdowns compared to four interceptions. A broken collarbone limited him to five games (three starts) last season, and he completed only 54.5 of his passes in the Browns’ lifeless offense.

Combined, he threw for 3,209 yards with 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 13 games (11 starts) in Cleveland.

McCown’s departure leaves the Browns with Robert Griffin III, their opening Cheap Ireland Jerseys day starter, Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan on the roster.

The team now has more than $105 million in salary cap space for Cheap Jerseys And Jordans next season.

McCown, who has been in the NFL since 2002, is still capable of serving Cheap Ireland Rugby Jerseys as a quality backup for a needy team should he return in 2017.

The Browns also released veteran cornerback Tramon Williams, 33, a 12-game starter last season.

“You have to keep everything relative,” Savage said. “This is a piece of the puzzle. It’s an important piece because this is the personal connection. You want somebody that’s going to be dedicated to their craft and willing to sacrifice a lot of their personal life to be a successful NFL player.