Monday Bolts: 06.01.20
Ben Golliver (Washington Post) appeared on the Daily Thunder Podcast and shared some interesting tidbits on Kevin Durant.
The Thunder and Jazz are co-winners of the NBA Trainers Association’s Staff of the Year award. Eric Walden’s (SL Tribune) story on their joint efforts in responding to the COVID-19 crisis in March.
James Edwards III (Athletic) cites Troy Weaver (Thunder VP of Basketball Ops) as a potential candidate for the Pistons’ open GM job.
Kevin Arnovitz (ESPN) reveals what the socially-distanced practice facility reopening looks like for NBA teams.
Erik Horne (Athletic) enlists NBA scouts to help dig into the development of Darius Bazley.
Tamberlyn Richardson (Thunderous Intentions) thinks the Thunder could learn some lessons from Jordan’s “Last Dance” Bulls.
Nick Collison has donated $20,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in memory of “George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other people whose lives weren’t valued because of the color of their skin”:
JD Tailor (WTLC) digs into the tape on Dennis Schröder.
Thabo Sefolosha tells Tim Reynolds (AP) that his experience with law enforcement has made his horror more pronounced as he has taken in footage of George Floyd’s death and the and ensuing protests.
Chris Paul’s relationship with Adam Silver will shape how the NBA season resumes, writes Brian Windhorst (ESPN).