For the first time since 2003, the team opened training camp when coming off a winning record and playoff berth.
The Raiders opened camp in Napa for the 22nd straight year Saturday, a streak some have surmised could be broken once the team relocates to Las Vegas in 2020.
In its season preview, Athlon Sports wrote Rogers was the closest thing to Cam Newton in college football, that it was tough not to get over-excited about the UNLV redshirt freshman.
The rookie point guard mattered a ton, and the fact the Lakers won the entire thing and drew the number of fans they did was equally significant.
Nowhere was versatility more evident than the NBA Summer League, where a harvest of young talent spent the past 10 days inside Cox Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center trying to prove themselves.
The Warriors believe former UNLV player Patrick McCaw can be one of those two-way players teams continuously pursue, but his place on the league’s best team was born from this reality: He can really defend.
Speaking publicly for the first time since being fired as UNLV’s baseball coach in December 2015, Chambers is now fueled by a different kind of addiction.
There never again will be an NBA rivalry like the Lakers and Celtics of the 1980s, a truth that has been dead and buried for years now.
The only thing that matters in this entire vessel of lunacy began with the Lakers falling to the Clippers 96-93 in overtime and Ball making his pro debut.
Deryk Engelland, a 35-year-old veteran defenseman, attended a scrimmage this past week of the Golden Knights, who concluded their inaugural development camp Saturday at the Las Vegas Ice Center.