Basically as the deal was good to go, according to a call Joe Dumars received, Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss wanted one last in-person meeting with Kobe before the deal was inked, and he was persuaded to stay on the team.
Every NBA season the Detroit Pistons play 41 home games and 41 away games to make up their 82-game regular season, and as an opening act they have Michigan High School basketball at Little Caesar's Arena (LCA).
Well, Bickerstaff, the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, is all the way at the top of the list, listed as the most handsome coach in the NBA with an 8.98 rating while Casey is only 2 spots behind him as the third most handsome coach with an 8.68 rating.
It was a big night for the Detroit Pistons at the NBA, having Jaden Ivey available when it came for them pick at number 5. Ivey wanted to play for the Pistons, so this appears to be a marriage made in heaven, so the speak. Then, trying to wade through a confusing three-team trade, the Pistons walked away with Jalen Duren from Memphis. That's the basketball news. But wait there's more.