In what was a horribly kept secret, the Cavaliers announced the signing of veteran point guard Deron Williams on Monday.
The 12-year veteran was waived by the Mavericks on Feb. 23 and almost immediately was linked to the Cavs, along with center Andrew Bogut. While Bogut, who was waived by the 76ers after they acquired him from the Mavericks in a Feb. 23 trade, has also been linked to the Cavs, no deal is yet in place. Bogut is also drawing interest from the Spurs, Rockets and Celtics, according to ESPN.
Thomas, who scored 20 points in his team’s 107-97 loss, was irate after getting pushed from behind by Carroll in the second quarter. The play was ruled a flagrant-1 foul, and it led to Thomas making the hand gesture.
“It was intentional. Did you see it?” Thomas said of Carroll’s push, via ESPN.com. “Yeah, that’s not a basketball play by any means. Guys who aren’t factors in games do that. It is what it is.
“It’s not like back in the day where you can put your hands up and fight a guy. You can’t do that. But that was not a basketball play whatsoever, and that’s not cool that he did that.”
According to the Boston Herald, the NBA decided there is “nothing to a charge” that Thomas made a “gun-like” gesture toward Carroll Friday night.
It appears Thomas will not be reprimanded for Where To Buy Cheap Jerseys the incident. Krystowiak was just 31-69 in the NBA, but the job he has done rebuilding the Utes has restored his coaching reputation. He’s not exactly installing NBA-style systems at Utah — his teams are Wholesale Jerseys Usa known for a particularly slow pace — but his familiarity with the league makes him an outside possibility.
“He has played, he has coached, a lot of people know Larry,” the GM said. “You’d be comfortable with his personality and his approach. And the Xs and Os, he could make those adjustments.”