Because of Kirk Cousins’ pending contract situation in 2018, the conventional wisdom is that the 28-year-old on Thursday will open his final training camp with the Washington Redskins.
The history of the team’s owner would tell you otherwise.
If Daniel Snyder wants to keep his quarterback beyond this year, Cousins will return. It’s that simple.
If anything, James may have used Barkley as an outlet for his own frustrations. As Tony Kornheiser of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” noted Tuesday, James is a great guy for spending other people’s money.
Every season, it seems he complains about the Cavs roster. Every season, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert scurries to make sure he’s happy by spending more money on players. The Cavs now have the highest payroll in NBA history. The club lost an NBA-high $40 million during its 2015-2016 championship season.
The 32-year-old James may see his championship window slipping away as he looks at the rival Warriors with Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.
Mike Greenberg of ESPN2’s “Mike & Mike in the Morning” noted Wednesday The Best Cheap Jerseys that Kobe Bryant of the Lakers won his last championship at 31 years old.
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Divac, who was in Rio with the Serbs, shook off Djordjevic’s comparison. “I think he will be better than me,” Divac said flatly. “He has so much skill.”