Oregon Ducks star and All-Pac-12 First Team guard Chris Duarte has hired an agent in the lead up to the 2021 NBA Draft. According to Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes, Duarte will be represented by Charles Briscoe, the CEO of Icon Legacy Group, as he transitions to the next level.
Budding lottery prospect Chris Duarte - Pac-12 Player of the Year out of Oregon - has signed with Charles Briscoe (@BRISCOE_CC), the CEO of Icon Legacy Group.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) April 12, 2021
In the NBA, the Pelicans reached an agreement with journeyman wing James Nunnally. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the deal in place is for a two-way contract.
The New Orleans Pelicans plan to sign guard James Nunnally to a two-way contract, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Nunnally has played parts of two NBA seasons with four teams.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 12, 2021
Back in 2018, the Blazers hosted Nunnally for a private workout.
In Sacramento, De’Aaron Fox received a $20,000 fine after his heated interaction with officials over the weekend. The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Anderson detailed the latest developments surrounding the Kings point guard.
Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox figured there would be a price to pay for his profanity-laced tirade toward officials following a 128-112 loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe revealed the price tag Monday, announcing Fox has been fined $20,000 for public criticism of officials.
You can read the full story surrounding Fox’s fine at The Sacramento Bee.