Having the potential to get drafted in the NBA lottery has its benefits. Former Duke guard Luke Kennard reaped those benefits draft night.
The 6-foot-6 guard was ESPN Chad Ford’s No. 15 rated player coming into the draft, but he was the No. 1 player in the heart of one Savannah Chrisley, star of the reality show “Chrisley Knows Best,” a show that you really probably don’t care that much about.
But what you probably do care about is the fact that Chrisley used to date Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons. The operative phrase here is ‘used to.’
Now it’s Griffin’s turn to be on the receiving end of recruiting pitches. He opted out of his contract on Friday to become a free agent, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Griffin had a player option worth more than $21 million with the Clippers next season, according to Hoops Hype, but he’ll be able to choose his next team as an unrestricted free agent.
He averaged 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game last season after missing more than a month midseason because of a knee injury. His suffered a season-ending Cheap Infant Jerseys toe injury in the first round of the NBA playoffs, which, it turned out, marked the possible end of the Clippers’ core of Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan.
Dallas’ roster this season was full of players who went undrafted, from players with varying degrees of veteran status like Wesley Matthews, J.J. Barea and Seth Curry, to rookies like Ferrell, Finney-Smith and Iowa’s Jarrod Uthoff. The Mavericks also had undrafted players from previous draft classes who made their NBA debuts this season, including Nicolas Brussino (2015), Quinn Cook (’15) and Cheap Ireland Soccer Jerseys Jonathan Gibson (’10).