UConn point guard Jalen Adams told ESPN he won't even test NBA draft process, said he is looking forward to getting program back on track and finishing college career on a high note -- winning. Also said he is excited to play for Dan Hurley and new staff.
Tough debut for Billy Preston in Bosnia. Had 3 fouls in 6 minutes, scoring 2 points on 1/3 shooting with 2 assists, 1 rebound and 1 steal in Igokea's home win over second-tier Croatian team Zadar in the Adriatic League.
Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum have received most of the rookie attention, but Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has also been terrific. Averaging 17.5 points and shooting 38 percent from deep. Simmons leads rookies in scoring (17.7), rebounding (9.5) and assists (7.5).