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Kings’ Dave Joerger Denies Front Office Rift Following Comments on Kuka Doncic

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There may have been a few raised eyebrows within the front office of the Sacramento Kings following comments that head coach Dave Joerger made about Dallas Mavericks rookie phenom Luka Doncic.

Joerger heaped praise on Doncic saying he didn’t see a “ceiling” on him despite thoughts to the contrary, suggesting a disagreement with the Kings pre-draft assessment of Doncic.

However, Joerger said there is no rift over the comments:

“All we’re trying to do is say something positive about another team’s player,” Joerger said, according to NBC Sports’ James Ham.

“There’s no veiled shots at anybody. De’Aaron (Fox) gushed about him and Bogi (Bogdanovic) gushed about him and his ability and wishing him the best. It’s unfortunate that we had to play him and so is the rest of the league because the guy is playing really well right now.”

“It was out of love and positivity and people are trying to turn it something between Vlade (Divac) and I. Vlade and I are like this. Three years we’ve been working together and we love it. I love him.”

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76ers’ James Ennis Opting Out of Contract

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Philadelphia 76ers swingman James Ennis is turning down his player option for the 2019-2020 season, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

Ennis, 28, will hit the free agent market on July 1st after posting 7.9 ppg, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game this season.

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Nuggets’ President Tim Connelly Remaining with Franchise

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Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly will remain with the Nuggets following an interview with the Washington Wizards, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Connelly met with Wizards owner Ted Leonsis on Friday to talk about the President gig with the team following the dismissal of longtime president Ernie Grunfeld, who had a 16 year tenure with the cluib.

Leonsis apparently made a strong offer to Connelly, but the Nuggets convinced him to stay.

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Timberwolves Sign Ryan Saunders to Multiyear Contract

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The Minnesota Timberwolves are making sure that their new head coach is sticking around for a long time.

According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Wolves have agreed to a multi-year contract with Ryan Saunders to stay in his newly minted head coaching role for the long-term.

Saunders took over in Minnesota after Tom Thibodeau was fired, becoming the youngest head coach in the league at age 32, posting a 17-25 record following his taking over.

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