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Time will tell for the Sixers and Celtics

Boston and Philadelphia have been rebuilding in distinct ways since 2013. Who ends up in a better spot will likely depend on who wins their trade involving the No. 1 pick. BOSTON — It’s entirely fitting that the 2017 NBA Draft turned on a deal between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers. Show More Summary

Hornets GM accidentally introduced Dwayne Bacon as 'Dwyane Wade' and everyone started laughing

And now we have a new reaction meme. The Hornets have new rookies eagerly waiting to play next season: Kentucky’s Malik Monk and Florida State University’s Dwayne Bacon. On Friday, Hornets GM Rich Cho spent a few minutes introducing Bacon and Monk to the local media, although there was a little accident during his intro. Show More Summary

NBA draft grades 2017: 76ers generate a ton of excitement

Teams in the Eastern Conference made solid additions to their squads, but many thought the 76ers did the best job. The NBA Draft is complete, and the dust is just starting to settle after a night with several trades. Most notably, Jimmy Butler was shipped to the Timberwolves in a deal that was garbage for the Bulls. Show More Summary

Celtics GM Danny Ainge says he would've taken Jayson Tatum No. 1 overall in the 2017 NBA draft

Ainge traded the No. 1 pick to take Tatum at No. 3. It’s a move that could define his tenure as Boston’s GM. Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says he would have drafted Jayson Tatum No. 1 overall had he retained...Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler gives a heartfelt goodbye to Chicago via Instagram post

Butler posted a heartfelt message on Instagram, thanking everyone after the Bulls traded him to Minnesota. Jimmy Butler poured his emotions onto his smartphone screen, posting a picture on Instagram of himself in front of the Chicago skyline. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler’s trainer tweets how he really feels about the Bulls after trade to Wolves

He said he had met drug dealers with better morals than Bulls GM Gar Forman. Jimmy Butler was traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a steal of a trade on Thursday. His trainer, Travelle Gaines, was not happy about it, to say the least. Gaines sent out a tweet expressing his displeasure with Gar Forman, the Bulls’ GM. Show More Summary

Vlade Divac says Kings would have drafted De’Aaron Fox No. 1 overall

That’s bold, but Fox to the Kings seems to be a perfect match. When Markelle Fultz came off the board first, followed by Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum and Josh Jackson, one thing became clear: De’Aaron Fox was going to be a Sacramento King. Show More Summary

'NBA 2K' Bulls are pissed at the idea of the actual Jimmy Butler trade

Bulls, what have you done? The Chicago Bulls made a bad trade in the opening minutes of the 2017 NBA draft, when they sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with their No. 16 pick for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No....Show More Summary

4 winners and 3 losers from a busy 2017 NBA Draft

The Timberwolves level up, the Pacers remain in a holding pattern with their best player, and the Knicks avoid doing something dumb. The 2017 NBA Draft has passed us by just like that, delivering beautifully after a week filled with trade rumors and questions about what would really happen. Show More Summary

NBA draft 2017 grades: The Kings were uncharacteristically good on NBA draft night

Sacramento made smart play after smart play. After dealing Boogie for bubble wrap, the Kings needed a W. After trading DeMarcus Cousins for basically Buddy Hield and the No. 10 pick, watching their front office absorb blow after blow...Show More Summary

What would the NFL look like if it used the NBA draft lottery?

Well, for one, the Browns would probably get screwed. The 2017 NBA Draft is Thursday night, with the Philadelphia 76ers set to pick first after trading with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics got that pick via a 2013 trade with the Brooklyn...Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Kristaps Porzingis trade to Celtics is on the table, per report

The Knicks are asking for multiple first-round picks and an established young player. The Celtics could make that deal. The Boston Celtics are continuing to engage in talks with the New York Knicks for a potential Kristaps Porzingis trade, according the ESPN’s Marc Stein. Show More Summary

NBA trade rumors: Timberwolves want Paul George or Jimmy Butler, per report

Minnesota is still an active bidder to trade for one of the available swing forwards. Paul George or Jimmy Butler might be headed north if Minnesota gets its wish. The Timberwolves are actively showing interest in trading for one ofShow More Summary

6 big things to watch for at tonight’s NBA draft

The NBA draft is a big deal! Here’s what you should watch for on Thursday night. It feels like it has been eons since the NBA Finals concluded with the Warriors as champions. Maybe it was because it felt so premeditated, or maybe it has been the deluge of rumors and potential moves that has taken over the league in the past week. Show More Summary

NBA draft 2017: Time, TV channel, order, and more

The action gets started on Thursday night from New York. The 2017 NBA draft gets underway on Thursday night, and some of basketball’s future stars will have their names called by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Some of the biggest names...Show More Summary

Barack Obama could be part of an NBA team’s ownership group, which is awesome and unfair

Imagine Obama recruiting free agents? Former United States president-turned coolest normal human being in the world, Barack Obama made a name for himself with his level of involvement in hoops, both NBA and college. Now, according to...Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2017: Start time, draft order, and picks

The 2017 NBA Draft promises to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. We've already seen the No. 1 pick traded, and several big names are on the block. But what will actually happen when teams get on the clock? Stay tuned with our NBA Draft tracker. Show More Summary

Phil Jackson reportedly fell in and out of sleep during a lottery pick’s workout

The Knicks are picking eighth overall in their most critical summer of the century. As president of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson is in charge of making most personnel decisions. Rule No. 1 when scouting potential draft prospects...Show More Summary

The Rockets want to pursue big-name stars again, but it’ll be much harder this time

The Rockets will need to trim a lot of salary to get into the range needed to sign big free agents like Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey always ways to get in the picture for top free agents, and this year is no exception. Show More Summary

This man ran 50 miles to write ‘Warriors 2017 NBA Champs’ on a map

Sounds exhausting! Ugh, running. It’s like walking, but faster and sweatier and just... grosser. So if you’re going to go for a run, you might as well make it interesting — which is exactly what one man did to honor the Golden StateShow More Summary

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