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Report: Elite prospect Mitchell Robinson not expected to play in college in 2018

It now appears as if college is off the table for Mitchell Robinson, a top ten recruit in the Class of 2017 and a potential lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, as Yahoo! Sports is reporting that he has passed on the idea of playing for his hometown university, New Orleans. Robinson was initially […]

NBA Commissioner talked to Mark Cuban over tanking admission

When Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admitted to tanking in order to enhance his team’s standing in the 2017 draft lottery, it was easy to wonder what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would have to say about a pro football owner saying something like that. It’s now known what NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had to say…

NCAA clears five-star freshman Mohamed Bamba to play for Texas

The 7-1 center, and potential lottery pick for the 2018 NBA draft, will be eligible to play for the Longhorns next fall.        

Jimmy Butler Traded to Timberwolves, Bulls Get Three Lottery Picks in Return

2 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Just as the NBA Draft is beginning, Marc Stein dropped in with a potential bombshell: The Wolves are close to acquiring Jimmy Butler (...)

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

Does the NBA Draft lottery work? Premium picks rarely lead to titles

Only four No. 1 picks since 1985 have led the team that drafted them to a title -- and three get asterisks

2017 NBA Draft Preview: Which potential lottery picks will be busts?

These are the guys that you may not want to see get picked by your favorite team.

NBA offseason rumor mill: Knicks shopping Kristaps Porzingis?

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Now that the biggest rumor of NBA draft season — the Celtics-Sixers lottery swap — has been confirmed as true, it’s now time to turn our attention to the rumors swirling about current NBA players. Here’s what everyone is buzzing about as we approach the start of free agency on July 1. Tuesday, June 20 […]

De’Aaron Fox’s father throws shade at LaVar Ball

Just a couple days after Father’s Day, we have ourselves some father-on-father shade at the top of the NBA draft lottery.In an interview with Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report that ran on Tuesday, De’Aaron Fox’s father Aaron took shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball.“My son already ate his a– up twice,” said the elder Fox. Show More Summary

Why Josh Jackson is a better NBA draft pick than Jayson Tatum

High lottery teams in need of a wing find themselves choosing between Duke’s Jayson Tatum and Kansas’ Josh Jackson. They’ve got plenty in common: 6’8 with long arms, very athletic, and both entering the draft after their freshman seasons, though Jackson is a year older. The distinctions emerge when you examine their games. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Lonzo Ball May Look Past LA Lakers, Considering Talking To Other Lottery Teams

Many have thought that Lonzo Ball being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in next week’s 2017 NBA Draft was a done deal, but that no longer appears to be the case. With just one week to go until the LA Lakers are on the clock with the second overall pick, Lonzo Ball is now rumored to consider talking to other teams with picks lower than the Lakers. Show More Summary

Lakers wrapping up research on top picks while keeping trade options open

In New York, just after the Lakers secured the second overall pick in this year’s NBA draft through the lottery, general manager Rob Pelinka made two things clear: 1) He’ll listen if teams want to talk about trades. 2) It’s unlikely the second pick in the draft gets moved. In the month since, however,...

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Josh Jackson Closing in on Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz as #1 Pick?

2 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Our last NBA Mock Draft was after the lottery on May 16th. Before that, we had one at the end of the NBA regular season. Prior to that, (...)

NBA Draft: Josh Jackson explains what sets him apart

2 months agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Potential lottery pick Josh Jackson tells USA TODAY Sports what separates him from the pack.        

Lonzo Ball hilariously airs grievances with his father’s antics in new commercial

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Lonzo Ball has been something of a cipher with his mouthy father, LaVar, taking center stage. All we really know about the NBA draft lottery hopeful is that he’s quite good at basketball from his one season at UCLA and, well, that he has a dad who says a lot of crazy stuff. But now […]

NBA Draft: Dennis Smith Jr. enjoyed working out in group setting

EL SEGUNDO – Unlike the coveted lottery picks that are projected ahead of him, North Carolina State freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. completed his pre-draft workout with the Lakers without any restrictions. He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard […]

Markelle Fultz Finishes Two-Day Meeting With The Celtics

On Tuesday the No. 1 projected overall pick Markelle Fultz wrapped up his two-day meeting with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics own the No.1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft after winning the draft lottery on May 16. Throughout his entire college season at the University of Washington, Markelle Fultz has been ranked as the No. Show More Summary

Boston Celtics Trade Rumors: Danny Ainge Discusses Possible ‘Significant Changes’ To Celtics Roster

Boston Celtics trade rumors have not quieted down following the franchise winning the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery. Celtics team president Danny Ainge has yet another asset to work with, as the team now has the No. 1 overall selection. That...Show More Summary

ESPN Ratings: NBA Draft Lottery Rebounds Well from 2016

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. Ratings News and Notes The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery om ESPN May 16 prior to Western ConferenceShow More Summary

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