Opening a winery helped ease Drew Bledsoe into retirement. That winery's unequivocal success, critically and commercially, has helped him put his playing career -- and all its unfinished business -- in the past.
The majority of Pro Bowl players are against adding a 17th regular-season game -- mostly because of safety concerns -- but if it does become a possibility during CBA negotiations, then players would want something major in return, such as more time off.
With a running layup midway through the third quarter, Lakers forward LeBron James passed former Lakers guard Kobe Bryant for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list Saturday night during a 108-91 loss to the 76ers in Philadelphia.
Jazz center Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and 5 blocks in Saturday's 112-107 win over the Mavs and got a big endorsement from head coach Quin Snyder, who said Gobert's case as an All-Star was "self-evident."
Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said he understood the frustration of the fans with the team sitting Zion Williamson in the final minutes of games, but said, "It's best for him right now and that's what we're going to stick to."
At the Rockies' fan fest on Saturday, manager Bud Black said he believes the situation between All-Star Nolan Arenado and the front office will work itself out. "Things are going to be fine," Black said.