Now that a somewhat iffy 2016 NBA draft is complete, there's no time to waste on the (just-completed) past. This projected 2017 class could be legendary. Unlike the outgoing field, next year's offers potentially tremendous star power at the top, with three to four prospects who could qualify as quality No. Show More Summary
Optimism begins anew in the NBA with the 2016 draft in the books. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship is in the past, and the rest of the league has already turned its attention toward integrating the new youngsters (and perhaps bolstering...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) The Latest from the NBA draft at Barclays Center in New York.(all times local): 12:25 a.m. The final pick has been made. Tyrone Wallace of California is the 60th and last selection of the draft, announced by NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum. Show More Summary
Basketball has long struggled for attention in Australia's professional sports market but Ben Simmons' selection as the NBA's number one draft pick is another blow for a nation that punches well above its weight in the sport.
With the 2016 NBA draft officially in the books, the first milestone of the NBA offseason is over as teams will now look to focus on free agency to improve their rosters. Numerous impact players were taken on Thursday, as the 2016 class...Show More Summary
Here’s a quick look at 26 college players that NBA Draft fans will want to keep tabs on while eyeing the loaded 2017 draft. 1. Josh Jackson, SF, Kansas: Jackson is exactly what you want to see out of an NBA wing. He’s big, he’s insanely athletic, he can hit threes and put the ball […]
The first two selections of the 2016 NBA draft were all but already known, but Thursday still featured plenty of drama with trades and a draft board that could have went in countless directions. Duke's Brandon Ingram and LSU's Ben Simmons...Show More Summary
Cal junior guard Mathews to play for Gonzaga
The dreams of 60 prospective basketball players became reality on Thursday night in the 2016 NBA draft from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. While the top two picks belonging to the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers...Show More Summary
Derryck Thornton is transferring to USC. The former five-star point guard announced he was transferring out of the Blue Devils’ program after his freshman season. He was an early-enrollee for Coach K’s team, skipping out on his senior...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets agreed to sign Gary Payton II after the former Oregon State Beavers guard was not taken in Thursday's NBA draft, giving him a chance to follow in his dad's footsteps. Cleveland.com's Chris Haynes was among the first...Show More Summary
Draft night belonged to Ben Simmons.
If Ben Simmons is the question, who's The Answer?
It won't make disgruntled Boston Celtics fans any happier, but the disappointing draft night that materialized Thursday was always a possibility. Boston, in theory, controlled the 2016 NBA draft. It had eight picks, the most any team has owned since the draft became a two-round affair in 1989, according to ESPN Stats & Info. Show More Summary
Jordan Mathews was one of the best shooters in the Pac-12 last season.
First-round selections in the National Basketball Association draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center (tabulate under number of pick, NBA team, player, position, previous team):
No school had more picks than Kentucky, while the ACC had a conference-best nine players drafted.
The 2016 NBA draft came and went in a hurry Thursday night, but front offices can't relax just yet. Plenty of compelling prospects who didn't make the top-60 cutoff are now undrafted free agents, and teams across the league are scrambling...Show More Summary
Jamal Murray shot his way to the Rocky Mountains. How does he fit on the Denver Nuggets? The Player: Jamal Murray scored over 23 points per game at Kentucky last season, despite being one of three point guards in the starting lineup....Show More Summary
What do you think? Will (or should) any small college guys get drafted in the second round tonight? AND/OR will (or should) any small college guys get a shot with an NBA Summer League team or a D-League team? Dominez Burnett (Davenport),...Show More Summary