ESPN’s Bobby Marks, Part 2: DeMarcus Cousins and the rest of summer free agency

ESPN’s Bobby Marks, Part 2: DeMarcus Cousins and the rest of summer free agency

The Woj Pod - July 4, 2018 - 32:26

ESPN Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joins The Woj Pod for a discussion on DeMarcus Cousins’ move to the Warriors, and the storylines and moves still left to play out in July free agency. 0:51: Trae Young struggling to start summer league, and how former Nets executive Rod Thorn would have reacted. 3:50: The limited amount of cap space around the league giving teams tremendous leverage over players. 5:40: The limited market for players in restricted free agency. 7:17: Dante Exum re-signing with the Jazz and still having a chance to be a good player despite a string of injuries during his career. 8:50: Tony Parker’s uncertain future with the Spurs and potential interest from the Hornets. 9:32: The Bucks having a hard cap next season, which sets a limit on their potential offer to Jabari Parker. 10:46: The lack of player movement on the trade market. 12:54: Nerlens Noel and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope turning down much larger contracts last summer. 14:47: The biggest contract a player turned down while Marks was with the Nets. 17:00: How is a locker room impacted by a roster full of 1-year contracts? 20:07: DeMarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors and trying to fix his health and his reputation. 23:56: The Warriors having the luxury of patience to bring Cousins back slowly. 25:10: Why Marks and the Nets chose Derrick Favors over Cousins in 2010. 27:05: Every team having the opportunity to sign Cousins. 28:08: The Suns getting important veteran leadership in Trevor Ariza. 29:06: The Magic constructing a roster of long, athletic big men.

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