Quarless, a 2010 draft pick out of Penn State, was charged with discharging a firearm in public.
The Philadelphia 76ers have made a habit of selecting big men early in the past three NBA drafts, most recently Duke’s Jahlil Okafor. Joel Embiid, who was the team’s first overall pick in 2014, welcomed Okafor to the fold on Instagram...Show More Summary
The Lakers are looking to acquire the veteran big man. The Los Angeles Lakers bypassed a center of the future when they decided to take guard D'Angelo Russell over Duke big man Jahlil Okafor with the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. That choice left the Lakers with a hole in the middle, but L.A. Show More Summary
By now we have all heard about how cocky he is, but in his first summer league game Mario Hezonja showed he can back it up. The fifth-overall pick in this year's draft, Hezonja has never given anyone reason to believe he's afraid of the moment. Today was no different. No word on whether or not Messi was in attendance. (h/t @jackhaveitall)
With the Philadelphia 76ers' recent swindle of the Sacramento Kings, general manager Sam Hinkie has added even more assets to an already large stockpile. Since Hinkie became the team's GM in 2013, he has orchestrated one of the mostShow More Summary
Although the second round of the 2015 NBA draft was largely underwhelming, there are a few diamonds in the rough worth checking out next season. Once the first round concluded, many teams went into draft-and-stash mode or picked players who will be nothing more than trade sweeteners. Show More Summary
Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, a potential Top 5 pick in the 2016 NFL draft, is facing scrutiny from the NCAA about his contact with agents. Tunsil was arrested last week and accused of punching his stepfather. Now his stepfather, Lindsey Miller, has com forward to say that the fight between them started when…
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Justise Winslow. Players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they want to come to the NBA right away. So, this is a standard signing. Winslow, who helped Duke to the 2015 NCAA Championship as a freshman, appeared [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers are building a strong base of young talent, which was bolstered by drafting D'Angelo Russell with the second pick. Yet, there was hope they could accelerate the retooling process even further this offseason with...Show More Summary
Dragan Bender, a 17-year-old Croatian basketball star who could be a top pick in the NBA draft one day, left the Croatian national team and the FIBAU19 tournament at the end of June over a sneaker dispute between Jordan and adidas. Read more...
Pat Riley and the Miami Heat snagged one of the best value picks in the 2015 NBA draft when Duke's Justise Winslow fell to No. 10. The 6'6" freshman stood out against his NCAA challengers in 2014-15, serving as the Blue Devils' most versatile weapon en route to a national championship. Show More Summary
Twitter/@JacquesDoucet The 2015 recruiting class that head coach Johnny Jones landed at LSU is a remarkable one. Forward Ben Simmons, the consensus best player in the country and likely No. 1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, headlines a group that also features five-star guard Antonio Blakeney and four-star guard Brandon Sampson. Show More Summary
Following yet another disappointing season, the Los Angeles Lakers entered the offseason looking to right the ship. Things began well, as the team was awarded the second pick in the 2015 NBA draft and came away with promising guard D'Angelo Russell. Show More Summary
One thing I noticed while filing my Top 25 NFL Players Under 25 piece was just how many players in that top 25 qualified as physical outliers and how that affected their draft stock. Take the tale of Aaron Donald, who I consider the fourth-best player under 25 in the NFL today. Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz jumped on Kentucky's one-and-done bandwagon, drafting Wildcat freshman forward Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Now, projections on who Utah's next rookie will be transition to projections on how that...Show More Summary
No, a surfing clause isn’t keeping the Titans from signing quarterback Marcus Mariota, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. The real reason is far less interesting. As expected, it’s the question of whether Mariota’s contract will include offset language for the fully-guaranteed payments to be made from 2015 through 2018. The Titans want to…
Kentucky freshman guards Jamal Murray and Isaiah Briscoe both moved up in the latest 2016 NBA Mock Draft from DraftExpress.com, giving the Wildcats a total of five players in next year’s mock. The 6-foot-5 Murray moved to No. 16 from No. 21, and the 6-3 Briscoe moved into the No. 19 spot after previously being […]
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Washington Wizards are close to acquiring forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.
The NBA has been good to Duke’s men’s basketball program. Or maybe we should say: the Blue Devils have been good to the NBA. Since Mike Krzyzewski took over the program, Duke has produced 54 NBA Draft picks. That’s really, really impressive. With...Show More Summary
Sometimes it's better to be patient, as the New York Knicks have proven in the early part of NBA free agency. Fresh off a 17-win season and a highly debated draft pick in Kristaps Porzingis, the hungry Knicks fanbase wants team president Phil Jackson to use New York's cap space to rebuild through free agency, and rightfully so. Show More Summary