Warriors, Timberwolves to play pair of preseason games in China

The Warriors and Timberwolves are headed overseas.

Golden State and Minnesota have been slated to play a pair of preseason games in China as part of the NBA Global Games China 2017, the NBA announced Monday.

The teams are scheduled to tip off in Shenzhen on Oct. 5 and again in Shanghai on Oct. 8.

“It was very disrespectful,” Brandon Jennings said.

Jennings, seeing McGee going for the 3-point attempt, purposely fouled the Warriors center for taking the shot.

“Thank God he didn’t go to the rack, it probably would have been worse for him. But any time like that, I think you should let [the] clock run out. I think it was already disrespectful that they were trying to get Draymond a triple-double, Steph was out there with 40. So, I just felt it was disrespectful.”

John Wall stood up for his teammate: “Whenever a team is up like that, supposedly, you just hold the ball and take a shot-clock violation. So what Brandon did, I don’t think it was dirty. I think it was the right play. You don’t let nobody try to embarrass you and I think that’s what they were trying to do.”

McGee, however, didn’t really care about their comments.

“I’m glad Brandon fouled me,” he said. “I was going to air ball that three. Shout out to Brandon Jennings.”

Self has a good thing going at Kansas and five years on his contract, so Wholesale Jerseys China it would take a very enticing offer to draw him away from Lawrence. He was under consideration for Wholesale NFL Jerseys China the Cavaliers job when it went, eventually, to David Blatt, and it’s hard to imagine him leaving the Jayhawks for a rebuilding project.

He has had to manage some difficult situations and oversized egos, but has maintained a high level of success. It might be a few years before he takes the chance, but Self has been and will remain on the NBA’s radar.

Bills RB Jonathan Williams found not guilty in DUI case

The Bucs did spend a little on this line, signing 29-year-old former Redskins 3-4 end Chris Baker to complement Gerald McCoy as a 4-3 tackle. McCoy has needed veteran support at this level for a while, and the strength of a good unit will lie inside.

William Gholston and Robert Ayers will remain the starters at end, but expect the Bucs to dial up their usage of second-year man Noah Spence to be a bigger force in edge pass-rushing situations. The team should build on the 38 sacks (tied for 9th in the NFL) it had last season. Baker’s impact should also be felt against the run, where the Bucs were below average last season.

Given Matt Forte’s age (31) at his position and what has happened to the roster around him, the veteran back’s status is a bit of a surprise. Then again, the Jets don’t have much behind him.

Bilal Powell returns as the No. 2 man on the depth chart, and New York added Elijah McGuire in the sixth round of the draft. Morton is expected to use all three in a committee approach.

Bills running back Jonathan Williams has been found not guilty on a charge of driving while intoxicated stemming from July 2016.

The lack of a positive blood test that proved Williams was driving intoxicated is what led to the not guilty verdict, according to TMZ Sports .

“The prosecution simply didn’t have enough evidence to prove he was intoxicated,” Williams’ lawyer, Shake Wilkinson, told TMZ.

Williams was driving in Fayetteville, Ark., when he was pulled over. Police said they noticed an odor of alcohol coming from Williams and that his eyes were bloodshot.

Williams said he only had one beer earlier in the night and Wholesale Jerseys China refused Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys to take a breathalyzer test, which led to him being arrested.

In his rookie season with the Bills, Williams, a fifth-round draft pick, rushed for 94 yards with one touchdown on 27 carries.