The latest news and rumors from the NBA as the regular season approaches.
By Tom Downey, Chat Sports
The NBA preseason is winding down as we inch closer to the start of the regular season on Oct. 27. With less than a week to go, teams are ramping up their preparations for the long haul ahead.
Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below.
• Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha reportedly plans to sue the city of Manhattan and eight cops for up to $50 million for the injuries he sustained during an incident outside of a nightclub, reports the New York Post. His leg was broken when he was pushed to the ground by police. Sefolosha was charged with resisting arrest, but was not convicted. Sefolosha has been practicing, and dunking.
• Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari could spend more time at the power forward position this season, reports NBA.com’s Scott Howard-Cooper. Gallinari has spent the majority of his seven-year career as a small forward.
• The owner of the jewelry store where Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson said he was racially profiled apologized to Henson. Henson told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that owner Tom Dixon was “sincere” in his apology.