"When our team says they're happy or they feel inspired or empowered, that's when I wake up in the morning feeling successful," she says.
The Hawks are under new management and decided to change direction. Teams are scrambling, stars are swapping jerseys and someone just filed a missing persons report on the Eastern Conference. The league has seen wild offseasons, but rarely anything this extreme, this angsty, this .Rosters are consequently less stable than ever."You see this constellation of symptoms that have resulted in this," an Eastern Conference executive told B/R.Chris Paul ditched the star-spangled Clippers for the Rockets' red glare to boost his championship odds before his prime years slammed shut. The Clippers, in turn, committed $173 million to Blake Griffin, injured limbs and all, because the risk of an All-Star breaking down trumps the risk of irrelevance. The Pacers and Chicago Bulls (Butler), erstwhile playoff stalwarts, just gave up.In Indianapolis, the Pacers opted to trade Paul George for a next-to-nothing return—because it beat losing him for literally nothing. And suddenly, the Sacramento Kings), but the truth is more layered.The Bulls are betting that a long-term rebuild will provide a bigger future payoff than Butler could've provided. And the Rockets, despite winning 55 games last season, gave up four rotation players and a first-round pick in the belief that a Paul-Harden tag team can help close the gap on the Warriors."We could have floated merrily along as a mid-50s win team," Morey said, acknowledging the chasm between the 67-win Warriors and everyone else.
"But you have to recognize when you need another step, and we felt like we did."It might feel like torture for some fans, but the rush of transactions also makes for spectacular entertainment.
It's an anxious time to be an NBA general manager with an All-Star, and even worse for helpless fans. Five of the 24 players who appeared in February's All-Star Game have since changed teams (including De Marcus Cousins, who was traded that night).
That number could rise if Anthony or Love gets dealt.
Having overcome failed marriages and relationships, the dynamic duo somehow seems to have relationships all figured out. Just visit their fast-growing Facebook fan page and see what folks are saying! We used our failures to discover who we are, where we went wrong and who we were going to become as a result. It’s taking accountability that is the true test.” The two bring a level of honesty and self-awareness that is RARE in many ministry “brands” today.
They bring real talk relationship advice that has people from all over asking, how they know SO MUCH about SO MUCH? While the two bring an education in Theology and Christian Counseling, they don’t rest on those accolades to boost their credibility.
"I think that reality hits you over the head."The good news? And the Clippers licked their wounds, then found a way to acquire Danilo Gallinari.players working to get themselves in situations where they have multiple [stars] with them on a great roster, or you have teams saying, 'Hey, I'm going to keep the powder dry and plan for the future day when we can be back in contention.'"In this age of volatility, every decision becomes a risk-management exercise.