Bovada gives Shai Gilgeous-Alexander the third-best odds at winning Most Improved Player this season (H/T acheema). It’s upsetting we can’t get any odds on Abdel Nader for the same award.
The Andre Roberson saga continues:
Time Reynolds (Associated Press) passes along the league’s no-tolerance approach to heckling this season: “After high-profile incidents involving Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins, Kyle Lowry and others last season — including ones involving racist taunts — zero tolerance for abusive or hateful behavior is now to become the NBA’s policy going forward. The league is changing and toughening its code of conduct for fans, especially putting those in closest proximity to the players and the court on alert that anything over the line will lead to ejections and possibly more.”
Make sure you get your community predictions in before the first game of the season tips off tonight. And send in your mailbag questions for Brandon, who’s been closely covering the Thunder in person this season.
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