When you have won a league title, you want to show the world and the team that you’re playing that a gold star represents that achievement. National football/soccer teams have it, so why not the NBA, right?
NBA TEAMS TO HAVE GOLD MARKS, SIGNIFYING TITLE WINS
While not confirmed yet, graphic designer Conrad Burry has tweeted that next season, NBA teams will have gold marks on the back of their jerseys, which will read how many titles they have won.
Boston Celtics have won the NBA title 17 times, with the Los Angeles Lakers lifting the trophy 16 times. Just for your information.
NOLAN SMITH TO GALATASARAY?
Ismail Senol has reported that Nolan Smith is in advanced talks for a one-year deal with Galatasaray with an option for a second year should the club decide.
Smith spent last season with Cedevita Zagreb, averaging 16.3 points and 4.1 assists in Eurocup and 13.3 points and 3.3 assists in Adriatic League.
SHURNA LEAVES BADALONA
John Shurna has confirmed that he has left Liga Endesa side Joventut Badalona.
The American averaged 11 points in 34 games last season but fell just short of landing the former ULEB Cup winners a spot in the post-season.
ALBA BERLIN TAB NCAA WINNER
Alba Berlin has signed Niels Giffey after he completed his time with NCAA champions UConn.
Giffey signs for the Euroleague side on a three-year deal.
NAPIER APPARENTLY DOESN’T KNOW HOW TO USE TWITTER
Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier doesn’t know how to use Twitter, so he didn’t unfollow LeBron.
The whole thing about that is I don’t know how to work Twitter yet and I’m not on my Twitter, so I don’t know where that came from.
I don’t pay attention to it. It gets brought to me by family members, but I don’t pay any attention to it. I just think it [is] how it is. Media wants something to bite on.