The calendar is flying into the month of September and The Baseline is holding steady with another week of great content. On this episode we canvas the league and do a full news and notes rundown of the week in the association including:
- Coach Mike Budenholzer receives an extension with the Milwaukee Bucks
- Nerlens Noel suing Rich Paul while Zach LaVine signs with the super-agent in the same week
- ESPN cans Rachel Nichols–Did the network miss the mark or get it right? Where does Nichols land next?
- Malice in the Palace documentary on Netflix–Jermaine O’neal gets closure on a life-changing chapter
- Trade notes: Lauri Markkanen to the Cavs/Larry Nance Jr. to Blazers/Derrick Jones and a protected first and second rd pick
- Kevin Love refusing to be bought out
- Josh Richardson and Robert Williams extensions – Celtics up to something?
- Rajon Rondo bought out by Memphis and heading back to the Lakers
- Notable remaining Free Agents
Bigs: LaMarcus Aldridge (if cleared), Paul Millsap, DeMarcus Cousins, Bismack Biyombo, Harry Giles
Wings: Wesley Matthews James Ennis, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Justin Jackson, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
Guards: Dante Exum, Langston Galloway, Tim Frazier