北京时间 6 月 27 日，据 ESPN 记者 Adrian Wojnarowski 报道，消息源透露，凯尔特人将在自由球员市场开启后成为肯巴 - 沃克争夺战的领跑者。
The Boston Celtics are expected to offer Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million max contract when free agency opens on Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports, and the 29-year-old guard is increasingly
likely to accept it.
据 ESPN 记者沃神报道，当周日自由球员市场开启时，凯尔特人有望给肯巴 · 沃克提供一份四年 1.41 亿美元的顶薪合同，同时这名 29 岁的后卫也越来越倾向于接受这份合同。
increasingly [ n'kri s li ] adv. 逐渐地；越来越多地
Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is reportedly no longer determined to extend far enough financially to re-sign their homegrown star. Walker has played his entire eight-year career in Charlotte and, after qualifying as a designated veteran by making the All-NBA Third Team in 2018-19, put him in position to earn a $220 million supermax contract.
据报道，夏洛特黄蜂老板迈克尔 · 乔丹决定不再增加筹码以签下这位在黄蜂队成长起来的明星球员。沃克在黄蜂队打了八年的球，2018-2019 赛季当选了全明星第三阵容，他符合了指定老将条款的要求，这也使他有资格获得一份 2.2 亿美元的顶薪合同。
qualifying [ k'w l fa ] adj. 使具有资格的
veteran [ 'vet r n ] n. 老手；老兵
Leaving the Hornets to sign in Boston could cost Walker as much as $80 million in guaranteed
money but could grant him something that he hasn ’ t had in Charlotte: an opportunity to contend.
离开黄蜂队转而与凯尔特人签约会让沃克损失多达 8 千万美元的保证金，，但却能给予他一些在黄蜂队得不到的东西：竞争总冠军的资格。
guaranteed [ 'g r n'ti d ] adj. 保证的；担保的
With Al Horford and Kyrie Irving now off their books for 2019-20, the Celtics have flexibility to open up enough for a max contract.
In one scenario that Bobby Marks of ESPN explains, the Celtics could walk away from unrestricted free agent Mark Morris and decline to extend a qualifying offer to Terry Rozier.
根据 ESPN 记者波比马克解释的一种情况，凯尔特人可以放弃受限制自由球员莫里斯同时拒绝给罗奇尔续约。
flexibility [ fleks 'b l ti ] n. 灵活性；弹性；适应性
scenario [ s 'n ɑ ri ] n. 剧本；情节梗概
北京时间 6 月 28 日，据雅虎体育的记者 Chris Haynes 报道，消息源透露，科怀 - 伦纳德将在自由球员市场开启后与两支洛杉矶球队湖人以及快船进行会面。
LOS ANGELES — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard intends to grant the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers meetings when free agency opens on June 30, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
消息源向雅虎体育透露，6 月 30 号自由球员市场开启后 , 多伦多猛龙球星科怀 · 伦纳德将同意与洛杉矶湖人和快船队会面。、
grant [ ɡ r ɑ nt ] v. 授予；同意；承认；认为
The meetings would be held in Los Angeles, sources said.
Leonard, who declined his $21.3 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent, plans to meet with a handful of teams — including the Raptors — before making a decision about his future.
伦纳德此前拒绝了一份报价 2.13 亿美元的成为不受限制自由球员的合同，他打算在做出关乎未来的决定之前与一些球队会面 - 包括猛龙队。
decline [ d 'kla n ] v. 下降；减少；变弱；拒绝
The Lakers are positioned to sign one max player in free agency, and the Clippers have space for two max spots. The 2019 Finals MVP also is seriously considering re-signing with the Raptors.The New York Knicks are also working on securing a meeting with Leonard, sources said.
湖人队能在自由球员市场签下一位顶薪球员，快船队也有空间容下两名顶薪球员。这位 2019 年的总决赛 MVP 也正在认真考虑与猛龙队续约的事宜。消息源透露，纽约尼克斯队也正在努力促成与伦纳德的会面。
北京时间 6 月 27 日，据 NBA 著名记者 Shams Charania 报道，金州勇士核心克莱 - 汤普森本周将与球队会面，如果勇士送上顶薪合同，预计将很快达成协议。
It looks like Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors could come to a quick agreement after all.
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the two sides are expected to come to an agreement on a deal if the Warriors offer him a five-year, $190 million max contract once free agency begins on June 30.
根据 Athletic 记者 Shams Charania 报道，当自由球员市场在６月３０日开启后，如果勇士提供一份５年１.９亿的顶薪合同，双方有望顺利地就交易达成一致。
There as never been any indication
that Thompson wanted out of Golden State. In fact, his father recently went on the record as stating that the All-Star shooting guard would prefer to be a Warrior for life.
indication [ nd 'ke n ] n. 指示；表示；迹象
The expected recovery timeline for the injury is nine or 10 months, which means he would be out for the majority, if not all, of the 2019-20 season. Thompson is expected to undergo surgery later this week, according to ESPN's Nick Friedell.
汤普森可能的康复时间会时９或１０个月，这意味着他将缺席下赛季全部的或者时大部分的比赛。根据 ESPN 记者 Nick Friedell 报道，汤普森有望在本周末接受手术
undergo [ nd ' ɡ ] vt. 经历；经受；遭受
Enjoy the Process
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