Players across the league are being paid despite the team no longer employing their services. While this mostly appears positive, free agents like Spencer Hawes, who were waived by the stretch provision, lose benefits like health care and could potentially forfeit 10% of their salaries.
In a tradition as old as the G-League itself, interns are asked to earn Commercial Drivers Licenses to drive the team bus. What may, on the surface, seem like an arduous task, has become a badge of honor amongst NBA staffers.
Miles Plumlee isn't afraid to try new things. He unicycles through New York City, endures grueling workouts and parties at Burning Man. At the end of the day, he uses all of those experiences to help lead a young Hawks team.