ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Denver Nuggets plan to trade JaMychal Green to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a cap-driven move. The Nuggets would send Green and a protected 2027 first-round pick to the Thunder for the Thunder’s 2022 first-round pick (30th overall) and two future second-round picks. Green has a player option for the 2022-23 season at $8.2 million, which he is expected to exercise. Assuming the exercise, Denver was in a luxury tax situation, and the deal will enable to free up space, while Oklahoma City has over $31 million in cap space and needs to reach the minimum salary level.
Pia Rijsdijk has been re-signed by Feyenoord Rotterdam for the 2022-23 season, keeping the Dutch native home for another season. Feyenoord, in its first season in promotion to Eredivisie Vrouwen, finished 5th in the standings, missing the playoffs by one game.
The Las Vegas Raiders seem likely to drastically reduce Josh Jacobs‘ role in 2022 and go with a “running back by committee” approach.
Rudy Griffin has been hired as defensive line coach at Northern Arizona University. Griffin most recently coached at Westlake High School in the metro Atlanta area.
Registration has opened for the Kira Lewis Skills Camp, which will be held on July 16 at Hazel Green High School.
Justin Thomas held his US Open press conference in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Richard Hendrix was interviewed on Fox54’s Sports Xtra to discuss his basketball camp, as well as his father being inducted in the Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame.
- Pia Rijsdijk – re-signed with Feyenoord Rotterdam for the 2022-23 season.
TENNIS WTA Bett1Open, Doubles Rd of 16: 4-seed Alexa Guarachi / A Klepac defeated Eikeri / Kuzmova 6-2, 6-2. WTA Bett1Open, Doubles Rd of 16: Erin Routliffe / A Rosolska lost to 2-seed Dabrowski / Olmos 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-5). GOLF British Amateur, Stroke Play Rd 1: Dillon West – 70, -2, T18 SOFTBALL AUX Softball Team Chidiester 8, Team Ocasio 3. Haylie McCleney (Team Chid) – 2-3, 1 double, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 run; 138 points. Sidney Littlejohn Watkins (Team Chid) – DNP; 100 points. BASKETBALL Sampaio 96, Sorocaba 59. Alana Gonçalo Da Silva – 16 minutes, 7 points (2-3 2pg, 1-4 3pg), 1 assist, 3 steals, 3 turnovers, 1 foul, +18.