When it comes to all-around play in the month of December, not many have been better than Jimmy Butler.
The Artist Also Known As Jimmy G. Buckets (the G stands for “gets”) is averaging 25.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.2 steals and 2.1 assists per game in nine December games while shooting 49.4 percent from the field.
Like a lot of people in basketball, I had the news of the upcoming AmeriLeague catch my attention over the summer. As an agent, my background over the years is working with players that would be prime targets of such league if legit. I have had numerous NBA players who started their careers and proved their talents and values by playing in places other than the NBA. I kept seeing the headlines and made a mental note that at some point I would either hear from the people or should seek them out myself.
The Legends announced today that they have acquired the returning player rights to Toure’ Murry and Kevin Parrom in a trade with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. In return, Rio Grande Valley receives Texas’ own original 1st round pick in the 2015 NBA D-League Draft (sixth overall pick).