Tag: NBA Draft

LaVar Ball: LaMelo Ball will be No. 1 overall pick in 2020 NBA Draft

Stop me if you've heard this story before, but LaVar Ball has placed one of his sons atop a pedestal with a bold statement on...
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NBA draft prospect Charles Matthews tears ACL during workout with Celtics

Charles Matthews, a former Michigan Wolverine set to enter the 2019 NBA Draft, is expected miss most, if not all, of the 2019-20 NBA season...

Coach K advocates NBA to allow high school players into draft

Duke Blue Devils head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has continued to play the system to the best of his ability. Now that college basketball has morphed more into...
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Channing Frye calls out LaVar and Lonzo Ball

Former UCLA guard Lonzo Ball will likely be the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. Whatever team nabs that first pick won't just be bringing...
Mar 25, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Frank Mason III (0) dribbles during the second half against the Oregon Ducks in the finals of the Midwest Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Sprint Center. Oregon defeated Kansas 74-60. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Team asks NBA Draft prospect how he wants to die

Um. Morbid interviews with prospective job seekers are not necessarily a common occurrence around the professional world. That's until we focus on the NBA, where at least...

Michael Jordan vetoed Tracy McGrady draft-night trade for Scottie Pippen

Tracy McGrady dropped a bombshell on ESPN's "The Jump" Thursday about a draft-day trade that Michael Jordan axed. McGrady said the Chicago Bulls brought him into the city...

Multiple potential trades at the top of the NBA Draft

With the first two picks of the upcoming 2016 NBA Draft potentially locked in, there seems to be a bunch of rumors persisting that those selecting outside...
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Report: Los Angeles Clippers trying to move up in the NBA Draft

As the entire NBA world sets its sights on the Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, all 30 of the Association's teams are preparing...

Report: Philadelphia 76ers could look to trade Jahlil Okafor

Already in possession of the top overall pick in next month's NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers are going to have their pick of the litter as it relates...

Report: Lakers to actively shop No. 2 pick in 2016 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off their worst season since moving to California from Minnesota over a half century ago. Kobe Bryant has retired. Byron Scott was...

Report: NBA Lottery likely to remain unchanged until next CBA negotiations

The NBA's lottery system has recently come under fire thanks to the machinations of the Philadelphia 76ers, but the controversial system isn't likely to change until the...

Top 5 Storylines Heading into the 2015 NBA Draft

With the 2015 NBA draft coming up quickly, rumors are starting to heat up big time. Will DeMarcus Cousins actually be traded? Who will the Los Angeles...

League Releases NBA Draft Early-Entry Withdrawal List

Prospects who declare early for the 2015 NBA draft are allowed to withdraw their names before a certain date, and the league announced which players have elected to...
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Report: Lakers “Locked In” On Drafting Jahlil Okafor

The top two picks of the 2015 NBA draft are very likely Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and Duke's Jahlil Okafor, but the order in which they're selected remains a...
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Report: Flip Saunders Prefers Jahlil Okafor, Most of Staff Likes Karl-Anthony Towns

Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns are the consensus top prospects for the 2015 NBA draft, and the Minnesota Timberwolves hold the No. 1 overall selection....

Are We Beginning to See the 76ers of the Future?

Brett Brown's Philadelphia 76ers started the season 0-17 and many believed another legendary tank was in store for Philadelphia. Yet since defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves on December...

NBA Reforming Draft Lottery System

The National Basketball Association is in the process of potentially reforming its draft lottery system, according to a report by Grantland. The current system, which has drawn a...

Cleveland Cavaliers Select Andrew Wiggins with First Pick in 2014 NBA Draft

The Cleveland Cavaliers have started the 2014 NBA draft by selecting former Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick. Joel Embiid was considered the No. 1...

2014 NBA Draft: Multiple Lottery Picks Up For Trade

It's highly interesting that in such a deep NBA draft class so many lottery picks might be available in a trade. According to ESPN's Chad Ford (subscription...

Report: Andrew Wiggins Seen as Favorite to be Drafted No. 1

Despite having Jabari Parker as their No. 1 player throughout the draft process, it is being reported by Chad Ford over at ESPN (subscription required) that Andrew...

NBA Draft: Just How Much of a Risk is Joel Embiid?

Depending on who you listen to, former Kansas center Joel Embiid is considered the top overall player in the 2014 NBA draft, which is set to take...

Who Will the Cleveland Cavaliers Take At No. 1 in the NBA Draft?

For the third time in four years the Cleveland Cavaliers have defied the odds and locked up the first pick in the NBA draft. All talk about...

Cleveland Cavaliers Get the First Pick in the 2014 NBA Draft

After finishing the regular season with a 33-49 record, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari...

NBA Bottom Feeders Get Their Night to “Shine”

It's a sad fact that some of the worst teams in the NBA are actually looking forward to the draft lottery, which takes place tonight at 8...