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Notebook: Kawhi Leonard Mauls one N&Ns Writer’s Dream of a Laker’s Big Three

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Kansas News

KU pole vaulter Zach Bradford set to compete for Team USA |
This weekend, Bradford, a sophomore-to-be at KU, will compete for Team USA at the North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.

Acting was a 'passing fancy' for football lifer Les Miles |
“I read lines for the first time,” the short-term actor turned University of Kansas coach recalled of the first step in the process that led to him appearing in “The Challenger Disaster.”

Jayhawks in the NBA: Takeaways from NBA Summer League, Day 1
When Svi Mykhailiuk finished his career at Kansas back in 2018, he had a certain skill set. The 6-foot-8 guard was mostly known for his shooting but had also shown some flashes handling the ball. But his handles were far from refined.

Quentin Grimes' transfer officially announced by Houston
"We had a great visit when my family came to Houston, and I knew a lot of the guys on the team. I liked they way they embraced me and made me feel welcome," Grimes said. "I liked everything about Coach Sampson and the way he coaches the game. He is a players' coach. He lets his players play through mistakes, but he still coaches them hard."

Other Sports News

Sources: Wiz trading Howard to Grizz for Miles
The Grizzlies will waive Howard, according to a league source. It is possible there no longer exists a marketplace of teams interested in signing the former All-NBA center.

Zion dazzles early in summer debut, sits 2nd half
The No. 1 overall draft pick by the New Orleans Pelicans didn't keep his adoring public waiting for his display of dunks and power. With tickets commanding more than $500 on the resale markets throughout the day from those desperate to be part of the crowd -- one that included LeBron James and Floyd Mayweather -- Williamson took the floor as a pro for the first time Friday night in the NBA summer league, scoring 11 points in nine first-half minutes against the New York Knicks and fellow former Duke star RJ Barrett.

D. Green says he's joining Lakers on 2-year deal
Free-agent guard Danny Green will sign a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, he announced on his Instagram account late Friday night.

Sources -- Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal
As fears mounted the Los Angeles Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the LA Clippers made a blockbuster trade for Oklahoma City's Paul George -- and cleared the path for free agent Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract with the Clippers, league sources told ESPN.

Vegas Summer League postponed by 7.1 quake
An earthquake that struck in Southern California forced the postponement of the late games in the Las Vegas Summer League on Friday night, including the NBA debuts for No. 1 pick Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans and No. 3 pick RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks.

Sources -- Clippers to land Leonard, George
The LA Clippers are making a blockbuster trade for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George, clearing the path for free agent Kawhi Leonard to sign with the Clippers on a four-year, $141 million contract, league sources told ESPN.

Other News

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Two dead, one injured in Fourth of July crash
According to a dispatcher with Montana Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at about 11:53 p.m. at milemarker 48 near Woody’s Country Store.

1 in critical condition, 1 arrested after Kalispell shooting -
A man was taken to the hospital on Friday evening after a shooting incident in Kalispell.

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Thousands without power after utility pole crash
A power outage left about 3,300 Flathead Electric Cooperative members without electricity late Friday afternoon in the Whitefish and Columbia Falls areas.

Judge To Reconsider Discrimination Claim Against Potential 2020 Census Question : NPR
A federal judge in Maryland is moving forward with a case that claims the Trump administration intended to discriminate against immigrant communities of color by adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.