"On behalf of the entire Kings organization, I want to thank Dave for his contributions to our team and I wish him all the best".
While Vlade Divac's contract with the Sacramento Kings has been extended, Dave Joerger's time behind their bench is over.
Sacramento finished the regular season ninth in the Western Conference, nine games back from the eighth-ranked Clippers. De'Aaron Fox, a 2017 first-rounder who starts alongside Hield in the backcourt, made impressive leaps in play in his second season, averaging 17.3 points and 7.3 assists while improving from 30.7 to 37.1 percent from 3-point land. Still, most around the National Basketball Association believed the team's rapid improvement under Joerger and significant overperformance based on preseason expectations would have forced the organization to consider a contract extension.
Huh, So That's A Black Hole
Katherine Bouman had a secret: An algorithm she'd developed had stitched together a picture of a black hole . While Bouman's role in the task might be over she is already moving on to new challenges.
This is the first ever photo of a black hole
The image is very similar to numerous artists' drawings through the years of what scientists believed a black hole looked like. Córdova. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable". "It did bring tears to my eyes", Cordova added.
Uganda makes arrests in kidnap of American tourist and her guide
Ugandan tourism minister Ephraim Kamuntu tells VOA that Americans shouldn't be dissuaded from visiting the East African country. They were freed unharmed Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which borders the park.
As for the next direction to Kings go in, Marc Stein of the New York Times reports that it might be worth keeping an eye on Lakers coach Luke Walton, while Zach Lowe of ESPN notes that Sacramento might be the latest squad to turn to a Gregg Popovich assistant. Their 39-43 overall record left them with the 3rd-best mark in the Pacific Division.
The Kings have reportedly opened contract extension negotiations with Divac, and it's possible he could be granted more power as part of the deal.
"Vlade has been vital to what we are building here", owner Vivek Ranadive said in a statement.