Just as the NBA Draft is beginning, Marc Stein dropped in with a potential bombshell: The Wolves are close to acquiring Jimmy Butler (...)
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
Only four No. 1 picks since 1985 have led the team that drafted them to a title -- and three get asterisks
These are the guys that you may not want to see get picked by your favorite team.
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 […]
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
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
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
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,...
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, (...)
Potential lottery pick Josh Jackson tells USA TODAY Sports what separates him from the pack.
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 […]
Ferguson played in Australia for his one and done year, skipping college.
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 […]
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 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
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Last week, the fearless leaders of Pro Basketball Talk and College Basketball Talk joined forces to put together a comprehensive mock of the first round of the NBA Draft. That podcast was recorded prior to the NBA Draft Lottery, which took place last week, and the NCAA’s deadline for underclassmen to return to school, which was […]
Jackson must also apologize as part of a diversion agreement that stemmed from a confrontation with a KU women's basketball player
With just over a month to go before the draft, NBA teams have a new development to pore over at the top of the lottery. Jesse Newell of the Kansas City Star reports on Monday that former Kansas Jayhawks star Josh Jackson will have to...Show More Summary