Jason Williams was officially waived on Friday. J-Will apparently wanted to come back last year for a late season run, but just not as a Clipper. There were five teams outside of the Clippers who voted against Williams coming back: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Minnesota and San Antonio. I understand Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, and San Antonio, since they were all playoff teams who didn’t want another contender to add him. But what exactly was a non playoff team like Minnesota’s interest in not letting J-Will come back?
A bold prediction from one man. I am sure that I’m not the only one who had a Jim Mora like reaction after reading that. We all need to summon our inner MadTV and have some “lowered expectations”. My pop culture references are exhausted. That’s all I got.
Alternate opinions on the Richardson trade and the Randolph trade courtesy of the blogs Howlin T-Wolf and Three Shades of Blue. Both blogs offer great perspective on the deals, and you get the impression that money was the biggest factor in the moves, not the players themselves.
Nate Robinson is closer to a deal with New York. Keep a close eye on this one. If Robinson signs back with the Knicks, it would most likely leave the Clippers as the lone suitor for Ramon Sessions. Check out Steve Perrin’s breakdown on the Sessions situation, and why signing Sessions away from the Bucks is much more difficult than it sounds.
Since NBA TV is done replaying the Summer League games, here are some of the highlights from the games against LAL, NO, MEM, WAS, and finally PHX. Of course highlights don’t tell the whole story, but if you needed a reason to jump aboard the DeAndre Jordan bandwagon, look no further.