Todays (on) topic: Nerlens Noel
Nerlens Noel was supposed to be a sought-after free agent, but he’s stuck at an impasse with Dallas. What happened? https://t.co/PnWczQIEFX— The Ringer (@ringer) July 28, 2017
Nerlens Noel seemed like a relative steal for Dallas at the time of the trade, but his free agency seems to be bringing tumult to a team that could be poised for an interesting core with Dennis Smith Jr. in the fold. What's up with Mark Cuban tightening the purse strings?
Today's (off) topic: general admission or assigned seating at concerts
Some people prefer to be in the mess of action at stage side, while others want a comfortable plastic seat to rest their rump. Which of the two do you prefer to have at a concert that you're stoked to see?
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