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.

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