Rumors are swirling that the NBA could be looking to expand, and the whispers in the wind are saying professional basketball could be coming to Las Vegas, and back to Seattle. The Association isn't the only league with expansion plans, however. The National Football League has also reportedly been exploring their expansion options. Some of those possibilities could turn the league international.
I've looked and assessed all the possible situations and rumors surrounding Mitchell and the Jazz, and have landed on the five most possible outcomes for the pair. Here are the five most likely outcomes for this situation.
It was only a couple of days ago that the NBA world was told to keep your eye on the Utah Jazz. "Something is happening in Utah," they said. Shortly after the cryptic warning, Jazz All-Star Center, and three time winner of the Defensive Player Of The Year, Rudy Gobert was reportedly traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a massive deal.
On the show, Windhorst says that a trade that seemed small and didn't get much attention could be at the center of everything and show the Utah Jazz's hand. He says that the Jazz trading Royce O'Neale to the Brooklyn Nets for a first-round pick is a bigger deal than we're making it.
Here in Idaho, we don't have an NBA team to get behind. Salt Lake City is about 4.5 hours from Boise, and that's probably the closest team to us. Portland has the Trail Blazers, but even though we share a border with Oregon, Portland is still very far away...