Chris Haynes

Yahoo NBA Sports writer talks to Jim from Orlando bubble.

Jim Rome
July 31, 2020 - 10:28 am

Info & Stats: Yahoo NBA Sports Writer

All Topics: Life in the NBA bubble | Actually covering an NBA game last night | Players and officials kneeling during the national anthem last night | JJ Redick on racial unrest in this country | LeBron James | Games with no fans

July 31st 2020

Mar 5th 2020

All Topics: TNT NBA sideline reporting gig | First sideline interview was with Pop | Kevin Durant’s recovery | KD making noise about possibly playing for Team USA in the Olympics | Zion Williamson | Zion doesn’t like talking about himself | Damian Lillard on Kobe


July 8th 2019

All Topics: His Friday night | Getting a text about Kawhi going to the Clippers | Nobody had Kawhi going to the Clippers | How the Kawhi story didn’t leak | Kawhi’s history of dealing with leaks from the Spurs | Clippers knew if any news leaked it would hurt their chance of getting Kawhi | Kawhi’s camp wasn’t fond of Magic talking | Clippers also adding Paul George | LeBron and Anthony Davis on the Lakers | Laker fans being disappointed about not getting Kawhi | Magic talking about Kawhi situation



June 24th 2019

All Topics: Report on Kawhi Leonard declining team option | Leonard declining the option doesn’t mean he’s leaving Toronto | Toronto has done a good job of increasing their odds in keeping Kawhi long term | Toronto has more money to offer Kawhi | Kawhi is looking for happiness, comfort, and trust | Kevin Durant telling him he can’t be recruited | Klay Thompson’s future |


May 31st 2019

All Topics: 2019 NBA Finals | Breaking the news on Kevin Durant’s return | Durant will be back mid-series | Transition of having KD back | Game 1 | Warriors aren’t too frustrated right now | Toronto is for real | Pascal Siakam | Draymond Green on Siakam | Having commissioner Adam Silver on his pod | LeBron having his own ESPN channel |


May 2nd 2019

All Topics: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets | Damian Lillard’s play | Lillard’s words on getting rid of OKC | Spending time with Lillard | Lillard’s confidence | Lillard vs. Russell Westbrook battle | Kevin Durant | Durant enjoying himself | Rockets vs. Warriors refs | DeMarcus Cousins


Oct 12th 2018

All Topics: Jimmy Butler’s practice with the Timberwolves | Butler lighting everyone up at practice | Butler wanted to show everybody the team wanted him | Jimmy’s leadership style | What made Jimmy so mad in Minnesota | LeBron James | Article on James | James now playing in the Western Conference | LeBron’s patience | LeBron and his younger teammates