The Hawks plan to sign veteran guard Jose Calderon ?as early as Saturday, ESPN.com reported, citing unidentified league sources.
Atlanta would be the veteran point guard’s third team — at least on paper — this week.
He agreed to a buyout with the Lakers and had agreed with Cheap Echl Jerseys the Warriors to join the defending Western Conference champions, who abandoned that deal when Kevin Durant suffered a knee injury.
Rivers himself had rested Clippers stars Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan on the second night of a back-to-back situation on Thursday in Denver. So he understands why the Cavs sat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Yet at the same time, NBA games without marquee stars are not as attractive for TV viewers or fans who purchased tickets.
“I hate it for the fans. I really do,” Rivers said. “I hate it. I do it. We all do it. I mean, it’s bad. And I did it the other night in Denver. There are people with Blake and DJ jerseys all over the place.”
Rivers recommends the league tweak its scheduling to prevent teams appearing in nationallly televised games from playing back-to-back games.
“I think we have to treat those games like they’re afternoon games, and you don’t play Cheap Embroidered NFL Jerseys the night before,” Rivers said. “And then you don’t play the next night after.”