The Celtics have no reason to outbid themselves, and they reportedly are yet to make an offer - preferring to wait until Smart gets a concrete offer sheet to determine how much they will have to spend.
While no deal is imminent, two National Basketball Association officials whose teams have had some level of interest in Marcus Smart are getting a strong sense that he will sign the $6.1 million qualifying offer made by the Celtics and become an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2019. Late last night, Jason Jones, the Kings' beat writer for Sacramento's paper of record, poured some cold water on Blakely's reporting.
Smart has turned into a key rotation piece during his four years in Boston. The 22-year-old power forward averaged 15.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game for the Golden Kings during the 2017-18 season. I always leave everything on the court, every game.
Martin, who saw just five minutes on Friday against the Sixers, then 17 against the Nuggets on Saturday, once again saw an increase in PT as he played 22 against the Hornets. the most of any reserves for the Celtics.
Smart has reportedly been frustrated by his negotiations with the Celtics.
Of course, the alternative possibility is that the Kings' ineptitude could display itself in the team making an outsize offer for Marcus Smart, based on the idea that they can turn him into a completely different player.
The Athletic's Michael Scotto snapped a photo of Smart and his agent Happy Walters talking to the Brooklyn Nets' GM Sean Marks. In the end, though, Boston will (eventually) be the one to decide if the relationship continues.
With his Baltimore Orioles sitting at a league-worst 24-64, Machado will nearly certainly be on the move in the coming weeks. The Baltimore Orioles are in the process of fielding offers for Manny Machado from seven teams, according to a source.
Earlier, in 2009, the Delhi High Court had decriminalised Section 377, but the order was later set aside by a Supreme Court bench. The high court had stated that Section 377 was in violation of Articles 21, 14, and 15 of the Constitution.
China reported today (July 10) that she departed Beijing on a Finnair flight to Berlin late Monday night, citing unnamed sources. The first, Carl von Ossietzky, died of tuberculosis in Germany in 1938 while jailed for opposing Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime.
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said the territory had opened more than 40 evacuation shelters for those in need. The Florida-based weather forecaster said some additional strengthening was forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday.
He spent six seasons in England, winning three Premier League titles, one Champions League title and one FA Cup. After nine years with the Spanish club, he will leave for the Italian side in a staggeringly massive deal.
Cooper Andrews ( The Walking Dead ) and Marta Milans ( Killer Women ) play foster parents Victor and Rosa Vasquez. Funnily enough, Captain Marvel was the original comic book name of Shazam before DC Comics changed the title.
The two sides face off in Moscow, with the victor going on to play either Belgium or France in the final of the tournament. If they're similarly open against France , Les Bleus can punish them by displaying a more ruthless streak than Brazil did.
A ship carrying USA soybeans took off for China last week just before the Asian country's retaliatory tariffs went into effect. On Monday, China placed fees on a wide range of USA products, including scrap aluminum, sparkling wine and apples.
On the Twitter-like Sina Weibo site, the hashtag " Thai boys football team rescued" ranked 39th on Tuesday night in China. He said he would be leaving the mini submarine behind in Thailand "in case it may be useful in the future".
Meghan , meanwhile, went for a darker look in a retro-style, bespoke Dior dress featuring her go-to bateau neckline. It will be Prince Harry and Meghan's first trip outside the United Kingdom since their wedding in May .
Kylie Jenner reveals she Got Rid of all her Lip Fillers
Her naturally dark short locks were styled into a half up and half down look and she accessorised with a pair of sunglasses. Kylie Jenner is a new woman! In a recent YouTube Q&A, Kylie joked that her daughter got her lips from father Travis Scott.
Rescued Thai football team unable to attend World Cup final
Navy, has become an worldwide hashtag used by people to show their support and gratitude to those involved in the rescue mission. A message posted on the English Premier League club's Twitter account said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected".
Starbucks Sippy Cups Will Replace Plastic Straws by 2020
Starbucks said the new strawless lids will first be implemented in Seattle and Vancouver in the third quarter of this year. But, let's say-for the sake of argument-that as many as 500 million plastic straws are used in the USA every day.
Arbitrator rules in favor of USC in Sarkisian's lawsuit
Sarkisian, who is now the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons, sued USC for $30 million after he was sacked in 2015. The arbitrator ruled that he was dismissed due to breach of contract rather than a disability, according to the report.
Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up
There's not much to choose between the two sides: both have superb goalkeepers, strong defences and attacking talent in abundance. The FC Barcelona centre-back has a knee injury, and his availability will depend on a fitness test closer to kick-off.
Chris Froome faces early test
BMC Racing team in the third stage of the Tour de France . "There was way too much wind for me", said the slightly-built Porte. Their victory also helped Belgian team-mate Greg van Avermaet into the tour leaders yellow jersey.
What to Expect in Supreme Court Confirmation Battle
Relishing the suspense, Trump insisted he still hadn't locked down his decision, which he wants to keep under wraps until a 9 p.m. Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 majority, making any efforts by Democrats to thwart Trump's nominee an uphill battle.
London mayor defends Baby Trump blimp
His schedule also means he will miss seeing the baby blimp close-up during its London debut. Trump is also expected to travel to Scotland, where he owns two golf courses.