Daily Gossip, Wednesday 23/7/14

LeBron James is in China on a promotional tour at the moment, but it doesn’t mean he isn’t thinking of his home and neighbours in Ohio.

LEBRON GIVES CUPCAKES TO NEIGHBOURHOOD

LeBron James’ move to Cleveland brought widespread media attention, as you would expect. One of the most common areas of was James’ home. The chaos that the media and the fans caused was incredible.

Today, James called upon the services of Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts in Fairlawn, who dropped off cupcakes to James’ entire neighbourhood with apology notes.

It wasn’t really LeBron’s fault, as he was away in Las Vegas at the time, but he showed some compassion and nothing says “sorry” like a big ol’ cupcake.

SIXERS NOT BIG ON DION WAITERS

Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly not keen on guard Dion Waiters, Sportando writes.

The Sixers are trying to build a positive culture (they never had one?) in their locker room, the article reads, and they are aware of Waiters’ attitude problems.

SPEAKING OF WAITERS…

Staying with Waiters, he will be in the USA Select team 13 that will training with the men’s squad that will fight for a spot to be on the World Cup roster.

Named to the 2014 USA Basketball Select squad were: Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Trey Burke (Utah Jazz); Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls);  Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Tim Hardaway Jr. (New York Knicks); Tobias Harris (Orlando Magic); Doug McDermott (Chicago Bulls); Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic); Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets); Miles Plumlee (Phoenix Suns); Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics); Dion Waiters (Cleveland Cavaliers); and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Hornets).

PGE TUROW EXTEND JARAMAZ DEAL

Polish champions PGE Turow have extended the deal of Nemanja Jaramaz, the club announced today.

Jaramaz will stay with the Polish side for one more year.

DRAKE DIENER JOINS REGGIO EMILA

Veteran American, Drake Diener was joined Reggio Emila from Dinamo Sassari.

Drake Diener averaged 18.9 points per game in 2013-2014 with Banco di Sardegna.

Drake Diener’s agent Brad Ames told Sportando that, despite the reports, Milano never made an offer to the player.