With the NBA finals in sight, the teams remaining in the playoffs have increased their intensity. Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors played an overtime thriller, while Denver Nuggets and LA Clippers struggled to create offence in the latest round of matches. It is tough to keep up with the latest NBA news updates with so much going on in the Bubble.
Here are some NBA news updates that you might have missed -
NBA News Update: Kevin Durant makes an appearance on JJ Redick's podcast
Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant was a guest on Pelican's shooting guard JJ Redick's podcast. The two share a good relationship and spoke about NBA related stuff in length on the podcast. Redick asked Durant if the Nets will look to make move for a third star or if they think Caris LeVert is their guy. KD responded -
“I think Caris is that perfect guy for us,” Durant said, via Andrew Lopez of ESPN. Any given night he could lead us in scoring or assists. He can control the offence. We can go to him in the post in a matchup. I feel like he has the tools to do everything on the basketball court.”
Caris LeVert had a breakout year with the Nets this season.
Lou Williams trademarks "Lemon Pepper Lou" nickname
In a hilarious move, LA Clippers combo guard Lou Williams has trademarked the nickname "Lemon Pepper Lou". The mercurial guard earned the nickname after he left the NBA bubble for a personal emergency but was then pictured having some chicken wings at a popular food outlet in Orlando City. It created a huge debacle and Williams received mix reactions from the fans after they learned that he had initially left the bubble to attend a funeral.
LA Lakers to release TV show revolving around their time in NBA bubble
In the latest NBA news update, The LA Lakers have been working on a TV show which documents their time in the NBA bubble, and it is going to debut soon. The trailer for the show was posted on the official Twitter account of the LA Lakers.
LA Lakers President of Basketball Operations can be seen in the trailer, conducting a quiz for staff members and the players. Lakers superstar power forward Anthony Davis also makes an appearance. The Lakers play the Houston Rockets in a key game four of the Western Conference semi-finals. The LA Lakers will be looking to take a 3-1 lead in the series.Published 11 Sep 2020, 04:22 IST