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Shaquille O'Neal joined draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide apparel from JCPenney. O'Neal said the look on the teens' faces reminded him of how he felt when he saw Julius Erving and David Robinson as a child and teen. "I understand the look so I just try to give them the key ingredients to make," O'Neal said. "It's the same thing I did. It ain't no rocket science on how to get here. For me it was, listen to my mom and dad, work hard and believe. That's it…. I followed those three principles and they got me to this point thus far."
Shaquille O'Neal provided some advice to draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Marvin Bagley III and Jaren Jackson Jr. O'Neal and the soon-to-be rookies hosted a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide them apparel from JCPenney. Here's Bridges on receiving advice from O'Neal: "There's a lot fo links in his belt," said Bridges, who said he learned a significant amount from O'Neal: "He's won championships with the Lakers - that's what I dream about.... It's great to hear from someone who has been throughthe process and been through it at the highest level." Bridges is scheduled to work out for Cleveland next week, his final workout before the NBA Draft.
Mikal Bridges joined Shaquille O'Neal and draft prospects Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide apparel from JCPenney: "It means the world," Bridges said of speaking to the teens. "It shows it's bigger than us. I just tried to show the kids what we've been through, what can help you. They've never been through it, and to have someone who has been through an experience and can tell you about it, it can be helpful." Bridges has worked out for several teams, including the Knicks and Sixers. He's scheduled to work out for Cleveland next week.
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Carmelo Anthony has chosen not to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Thunder and will earn $27.9 million in 2018-19.
Billy Preston, a former five-star recruit whose career at Kansas was derailed by an NCAA investigation into his eligibility, has agreed to join the Cavs' summer league roster, sources told ESPN.
Steph Curry, Andre Iguodala and Marshawn Lynch were among the many big names who took part in JaVale McGee's 4th Annual Charity Softball Game.
Steph Curry enjoys the festivities at JaVale McGee's celebrity softball game in Oakland by hitting a ground rule double as several players make funny attempts at the ball.
Marvin Bagley III talks about his memories watching the old Kings that featured current GM Vlade Divac and Mike Bibby.
Zion Williamson leads a trio of Duke freshmen who may be prominently featured in the 2019 NBA draft.