Houston rockets defenseman James harden said the suspension of forward Daniel house for the rest of the season during the NBA playoff series with the Los Angeles Lakers (1-4) was a distraction for the team.

“Very disappointing story. It affected us, affected the team. It affected us because it became a distraction. In addition, house has become an important part of the rotation, ” Harden is quoted as saying on Reddit.

House was disqualified until the end of the 2019/2020 season after an investigation revealed that he brought a stranger to his room in the” bubble ” who had been there for a long time. Earlier, the media reported that we are talking about a girl who does players tests for coronavirus, and that house spent the night with her. The League rules allow you to bring only close relatives to the “bubble”.

The Knicks are serious about getting Chris Paul

The new York Knicks will make a “serious offer” in the 2020 offseason to trade point guard Chris Paul to the Oklahoma city thunder, according to the Spun.

Paul spent his first season with the thunder, averaging 17.6 points and 6.7 assists per game. He helped the team reach the 2020 playoffs. The team finished in fifth place in the Western conference. However, in the first round, Oklahoma lost in a hard — fought series to the Houston rockets, 3-4.

New York is focused on improving results after a series of poor seasons. Paul’s contract runs until 2022. Over two seasons, he will earn $ 85.5 million.

Earlier it was reported that the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia Sixers are also considering acquiring Paul From the Oklahoma city thunder.

The controversial top 10 players in NBA history from Fox News. O’neill is third, LeBron is lower than Jordan

Fox News published its version of the top 10 players in NBA history, which was called controversial, according to Fadeaway World.

The first two positions do not raise questions. Chicago bulls legend Michael Jordan is ahead of Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, which fits into the conventional picture. The most controversial was the decision to put center Shaquille O’neal in third place above his former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant and a number of legendary players of the last century. Shaquille won 4 NBA titles during his career, while Kobe has 5 championship titles. In addition, Abdul-Jabbar and Chamberlain are considered by most experts to be more dominant centers than O’neill.

The top 10 ranking includes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (4th), magic Johnson (5th), Kobe Bryant (6th), Tim Duncan (7th), wilt Chamberlain (8th), Larry bird (9th) and bill Russell (10th).