Stevens later noted, I think timeliness is important and, you know, if that’s the last time then that’s good for all of us.
Alas, it was just a matter of days before Williams was late again, and he’s going to have to work to win the trust of the organization early in his NBA career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander pitched seven innings and was an offensive dynamo , too, helping to beat the Miami Marlins 4-0.
Greinke singled twice, drove in a run, stole a base and scored. No wonder he looked to be enjoying himself.
San Antonio has made clear it does not want to give Leonard to another Western Conference team, but the Spurs might have no choice. Leonard’s camp continues to press his insistence that he intends to sign with the Lakers when he hits free agency next summer, putting any other team that wants Leonard into a difficult position — giving up assets for a great player who might, in the end, be a one-year rental.
You can talk about trades at this time of year, the exec said, but if they’re stars, you’ve got to be patient. Look at when the deals for Kyrie and Paul George actually happened.
His offensive feats were impressive, but maybe not that surprising. He leads Arizona pitchers this year with four RBI and four runs, raised his season average to .300, and is now 7 for 7 lifetime in steal attempts.