Adonis Alexander is using college mistakes as a learning tool

Adonis Alexander had red flags. That is, after all, why he was in the supplemental draft.
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But Washington had some inside information with defensive backs coach Torrian Gray having served as Alexander’s position coach in 2015 at Virginia Tech when the cornerback made 55 tackles, 10 pass breakups and four interceptions.

Coach Gray knows exactly Laremy Tunsil Womens Jersey how to coach me, Alexander said, via quotes distributed by the team.

We did not want to go out and just sign specialists, ‘Oh, this guy can just shoot,’ Pelinka said. We wanted tough two-way players that can defend with a level of toughness and also make shots. Listen, the road to the NBA championship has to go through the team that won last year, Kevin Shattenkirk Jersey and we all know the guys up north have a special group. But one of the ways to attack what they have is with defensive toughness. I think we saw that in the Houston series with some of the players that Houston has.

And we identified with, if you look at KCP was a guy that is a tough defender and shooter, Josh Hart has proven to be a pit bull of a defender and can make shots, Rondo historically has been a tenacious, tough guy, steals. We wanted that mentality and we identified it. Lance Stephenson, he will agitate you, he will get under you, he will cause you to get out of your game and can play in the open court and score.

Per the suit, they met at a club in Tampa and went to a party at a house rented by Dareus. Dareus is accused of grabbing her breast and attempting to put his hands between her legs against her wishes. The lawsuit goes on to claim that the woman, who had been drinking and blacked out, later woke up in bed with a naked Dareus and began to immediately realize that there had been sexual physical acts upon her person.

There is no report of criminal charges being filed in the matter and a hearing on Dareus’ request to have the suit dismissed is set to be heard on August 9.

Nikola Mirotic, New Orleans Pelicans — Mirotic joined the Pelicans late in the season, and was a perfect fit as a sixth man big because Cousins was out. However, with the Pelicans signing Julius Randle to presumably fill the second starting big man role, it leaves Mirotic with fewer minutes and opportunities. Mirotic showed that he could still perform well in a crowded frontcourt as a member of the Chicago Bulls last season, but with the Pelicans looking to get to the next level as playoff contenders, it is more likely that Mirotic will become more of a role-player this season.