Olajuwon named a modern NBA player who is no worse than Jordan and Chamberlain
Legendary Houston rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon praised the performance of point guard James Harden.
According to Olajuwon, the current leader of the “rockets” on the overall level is on the same level as Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain.
“It’s extremely difficult to lead a team when playing as a point guard, but harden handles it with ease. Look at his statistics. This is a player of the level of Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. I am sure that James is capable of becoming a champion. I think it’s only a matter of time. Put any player next to Harden – it will work, because James is a versatile player. He’s a winner. James knows how to win, ” Olajuwon said on the a-Team podcast.
Kyrie Irving suggested that players create a separate League from the NBA
Brooklyn nets point guard Kyrie Irving suggested that players create their own separate basketball League from the NBA, according to New York Daily News journalist Stefan Bondi on his Twitter page.
Irving is lobbying for the cancellation of the 2019/2020 season restart in Orlando. Kyrie prefers to focus on the movement against racial injustice that arose after the murder of an African-American man, George Floyd, by a police officer in Minneapolis. Also, the coalition of players under his leadership is concerned about the risk of injury and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
It is noted that Irving left the nets ‘ group chat after leaking information to the media about his desire to create a separate League.
Irving will not play in Orlando due to an injury. The group of his associates on the cancellation of the season has at least 80 people. The day before, they held a conference where they expressed concern about the NBA’s restart at disney World.
Shengelia reacted to the information about the transfer to CSKA
Baskonia forward Tornike Shengelia commented on the information about a possible move to CSKA Moscow. He noted that he does not consider the option of changing the team.
“I have nothing to say about CSKA, I have a two-year contract with Baskonia. I am 100% focused on working in this team. All my thoughts are connected with her, ” Mundo Deportivo quotes Shengelia as saying.
In the prematurely completed Euroleague season, Tornike participated in 20 games, scoring 11.4 points, collecting 4.3 rebounds and making 1.6 assists. Earlier, the Greek newspaper SDNA reported that CSKA reached an agreement with Baskonia on the transfer of the forward.
Shengelia also played in the NBA, where he defended the colors of the Chicago bulls and Brooklyn nets. He returned from overseas in 2014 and has been playing consistently with baskonia since then.