Welcome to the first edition of The Red Zone Rundown...
I've decided to start a daily blog post with links to various stories across web. Most of these will be mentioned on-air.
--Damion Lee penned a great piece for the Players Tribune.
--NBA players react to Lebron James signing with the Lakers [HighSnobriety]
--Lavar Ball may have leaked a fake injury about his son Lonzo to stave off a trade from the Lakers. [TheSpun]
--Speaking of Lavar Ball...he did predict Lebron to the Lakers nearly a month ago...
Lavar Ball Speaks On Lebron James Possibly Going To the Lakers & Says Kevin Durant Could Never Be a Big Baller pic.twitter.com/AsyHjUvKlB— 2cool2blog (@2Cool2Bloggg) June 12, 2018
--One of the best basketball fights in recent years took place on Monday morning during the Asian qualifying games for the FIBA World Cup between Australia and the Philippines. There were 13 total ejections between the two teams. The Philippines finished with just three players, meaning it was 3-on-5 for the final quarter and a half.
A HUGE brawl broke out between the Philippines and Australia teams in a FIBA World Cup qualifier. pic.twitter.com/4jWWZAhVHb— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 2, 2018
& now the Filipinos are taking selfies on the court! pic.twitter.com/j4FhbLjviP— Ryan Northover (@RyanNorthover) July 2, 2018
--Robert Williams was tabbed as the steal of the draft when the former Texas A&M center fell to the Celtics with the 27th pick. He now appears to be the most likely bust less than two weeks after being drafted. Williams overslept for his introductory press conference call a day after the draft and yesterday he missed his flight to Boston to prepare for the summer league. [ForTheWin]
--A creep in Wisconsin suffered from a strong dose of karma after his plan to take videos up the skirts of women backfired. His homemade shoe camera exploded and injured his foot. [WLKY]
--You can no longer purchase hard copy CD's at Best Buy. [WDRB]