NBA Draft 2017: What to Expect in the First Round - New York Times

Thursday 22 June 2017

New York Times NBA Draft 2017: What to Expect in the First Round New York Times The N.B.A. off-season has already been chaotic, with Dwight Howard being traded from Atlanta to Charlotte for spare parts, and the Lakers trading away a potential superstar in D'Angelo Russell to rid the team of a... Read more

NBA trade rumors: Celtics interested in Porzingis; Knicks set asking price - Sports Illustrated

Thursday 22 June 2017

Sports Illustrated NBA trade rumors: Celtics interested in Porzingis; Knicks set asking price Sports Illustrated The NBA draft is today, and the rumor mill continues to buzz as usual, particularly near the top of the draft, where there are multiple scenarios in play. Boston traded the No. 1 pick ... Read more

Despite draft success, Michigan's NBA players still looking to break through - Detroit Free Press

Thursday 22 June 2017

Detroit Free Press Despite draft success, Michigan's NBA players still looking to break through Detroit Free Press As D.J. Wilson's NBA career begins with tonight's draft, Michigan's draft success under coach John Beilein will draw attention. Wilson would be the eighth draft pick ... Read more

NBA Prospect Knows What It's Like to Be a Pro (but in Baseball) - New York Times

Thursday 22 June 2017

New York Times NBA Prospect Knows What It's Like to Be a Pro (but in Baseball) New York Times Every year, N.B.A. teams make routine calls to check out the prospects in whom they might just possibly invest millions of dollars. They speak to high school coaches and principals and people in char... Read more

Dear NBA GMs - The Players Tribune

Thursday 22 June 2017

The Players Tribune Dear NBA GMs The Players Tribune For a few weeks now, I've wanted to write a letter to GMs making my case for the NBA draft. I know that I'll be kicking myself later if I don't stand up now and say what I want to say. Today's the day. So let's do this thing... Read more

Ainge keeps rival teams and fans guessing about No. 3 pick plan - ESPN

Thursday 22 June 2017

ESPN Ainge keeps rival teams and fans guessing about No. 3 pick plan ESPN Combine all that with the NBA tornado of pre-draft activity that ripped through Tuesday and, given how the Celtics are instantly attached to every big-name player who dances through the Twitter rumor mill, it's felt as ... Read more

The NBA Draft Decoded - RollingStone.com

Thursday 22 June 2017

RollingStone.com The NBA Draft Decoded RollingStone.com So my new obsession is the NBA draft, a different affair. The NFL ritual is a vast, twisted, almost agricultural event in which rich businessmen divvy up hundreds of poor (and mostly black) kids like cattle. Most football players are treated... Read more

Why this is the most anticipated NBA Draft day in decades - MarketWatch

Thursday 22 June 2017

MarketWatch Why this is the most anticipated NBA Draft day in decades MarketWatch The Golden State Warriors won the playoffs so easily earlier this month, that many NBA watchers are saying they “broke the NBA .” A year after losing in the finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Warriors added the ... Read more

Las Vegas bookmakers offer prop bets on NBA draft for first time - ESPN

Thursday 22 June 2017

ESPN Las Vegas bookmakers offer prop bets on NBA draft for first time ESPN Coming off the success of 2017 NFL draft proposition betting, Las Vegas offered props on Thursday's NBA draft. Bettors are expecting a big Round 1 for the University of Kentucky. As for UCLA and Lonzo Ball? Opinions ar... Read more

NBA salary cap rises by $5M but falls $2M short of expectations - ESPN

Thursday 22 June 2017

ESPN NBA salary cap rises by $5M but falls $2M short of expectations ESPN The NBA notified teams in a memo Wednesday that the projected salary cap will come in at $99 million, about $2 million less than estimates in April. In addition, the luxury tax has been lowered from $121 million to a projec... Read more

NBA Trade Rumors: Rockets reportedly shopping guard Patrick Beverley - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

CBSSports.com NBA Trade Rumors: Rockets reportedly shopping guard Patrick Beverley CBSSports.com According to the Sporting News' Sean Deveney, the Rockets are "actively shopping" the guard as Thursday's NBA Draft approaches. Beverley has even talked to the team about a possible ... Read more

NBA offseason rumor mill: Knicks shopping Kristaps Porzingis? - Washington Post

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Washington Post NBA offseason rumor mill: Knicks shopping Kristaps Porzingis? Washington Post 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. He... Read more

Fultz, Ball go 1-2 in NBA beat writers mock draft - The Boston Globe

Tuesday 20 June 2017

The Boston Globe Fultz, Ball go 1-2 in NBA beat writers mock draft The Boston Globe Markelle Fultz was the top pick, followed by Lonzo Ball, in the third annual Boston Globe NBA beat writers mock draft on Tuesday. NBA reporters from across the league are participating in a live mock draft of the ... Read more

NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers looking at Jimmy Butler, Paul George - MLive.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

MLive.com NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers looking at Jimmy Butler, Paul George MLive.com Fresh off an NBA Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers reportedly are feeling out the possibility of landing another marquee player, namely Chicago's Jimmy Butler or Indiana's Paul Georg... Read more

NBA Rumors Live Blog - The Ringer (blog)

Tuesday 20 June 2017

The Ringer (blog) NBA Rumors Live Blog The Ringer (blog) A few years and Warriors championships are going to pass before we know who won this week's trade between Philadelphia and Boston for the first pick. Time could show that Danny Ainge took the best player with the third selection, or Bos... Read more

Two days from 2017 NBA draft, DJ Wilson looks like first-round pick - Detroit Free Press

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Detroit Free Press Two days from 2017 NBA draft, DJ Wilson looks like first-round pick Detroit Free Press With the NBA draft just two days away, D.J. Wilson's decision to leave Michigan after his third year appears positive. Many draft projections list Wilson in the first round heading into T... Read more

5 reasons LeBron James might not win another NBA title - FOXSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

FOXSports.com 5 reasons LeBron James might not win another NBA title FOXSports.com Last Monday, he and his Cleveland Cavaliers were eliminated in Game 5 of the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors. This Monday, LeBron watched as his general manager, David Griffin, parted ways with the Cavs — j... Read more

Most overrated, underrated prospects in the 2017 NBA draft - ESPN

Tuesday 20 June 2017

ESPN Most overrated, underrated prospects in the 2017 NBA draft ESPN Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email; comment. The draft is Thursday and NBA teams are working on their final lists. Which top prospects are being overrated and which potential ... Read more

9 NBA Draft sleepers who could be steals in the second round - FOXSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

FOXSports.com 9 NBA Draft sleepers who could be steals in the second round FOXSports.com The 2017 NBA Draft has been touted as one of the deepest in years, and looking at most mock drafts indicates why. There is true star potential at the top of the board with Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Jayso... Read more

Analytics help separate the All-Stars from the potential busts - ESPN

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Analytics help separate the All-Stars from the potential busts ESPN In the chart below, we've ranked the likelihood of members of the 2017 draft class becoming NBA -caliber players based on a projection of their statistical plus-minus (SPM) in Seasons 2 through 5 in the league. (Seasons 2-5 r... Read more

The G League is here, replacing the NBA's D-League - FOXSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

The G League is here, replacing the NBA's D-League FOXSports.com The rebranding of what had been known as the NBA Development League went into effect Tuesday, designed to coincide with NBA draft week – since it's certain many of the players who will be selected will spend some time in the... Read more

NBA: Cavaliers make a change at the top - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Los Angeles Times NBA : Cavaliers make a change at the top Los Angeles Times David Griffin's run with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals. The general manager and team mutually parted ways on Monday when owner David Gilbert said Gr... Read more

NBA Draft 2017: Four prospects whose stock is projected too high - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

CBSSports.com NBA Draft 2017: Four prospects whose stock is projected too high CBSSports.com With the NBA Draft closing in, most mock drafts have settled. Projections may be off (and that's the fun of mock drafts vs. the real thing), but for the most part we know where prospects are placed an... Read more

This NBA Draft is reviving a Knicks horror story - New York Post

Tuesday 20 June 2017

New York Post This NBA Draft is reviving a Knicks horror story New York Post The Knicks in their history officially have picked eighth in the NBA draft five times. For those who favor tradition, the No. 8 pick in 1964 stands out. With several territorial picks before the draft, No. 8 became the f... Read more

NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers want Jimmy Butler, but they're not alone - Sporting News

Monday 19 June 2017

Sporting News NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers want Jimmy Butler, but they're not alone Sporting News June 19, 2017 5:35pm EDT June 19, 2017 5:35pm EDT Basketball, NBA , Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, English, Jimmy Butler The Cavs have reportedly been trying to figure... Read more

Dirk Nowitzki to serve as a captain of NBA Africa Game - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Dirk Nowitzki to serve as a captain of NBA Africa Game ESPN NEW YORK -- Dirk Nowitzki, the career scoring leader among international players, will be one of the captains for the NBA's Africa Game on Aug. 5. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday that ... Read more

Deals, chatter just getting started as 2017 Draft night approaches - NBA.com (blog)

Monday 19 June 2017

NBA.com (blog) Deals, chatter just getting started as 2017 Draft night approaches NBA.com (blog) They don't have a player of Love's caliber to put in a deal; they're not moving Bradley Beal after the 23-year-old just had his best NBA season. Playing alongside Washington's backcour... Read more

Ranking 2017 NBA Draft Prospects in Each Major Skill - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report Ranking 2017 NBA Draft Prospects in Each Major Skill Bleacher Report Many NBA teams can fill needs in the 2017 draft Thursday. This year's class has scorers, shooters, passers, ball-handlers, defenders and rebounders galore. General managers may have trouble finding pure score... Read more

Captains announced for NBA Africa Game 2017 - NBA.com

Monday 19 June 2017

NBA.com Captains announced for NBA Africa Game 2017 NBA.com NEW YORK AND JOHANNESBURG -- The National Basketball Association ( NBA ) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks; Germany), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets; U.S.), Thabo&nbs... Read more

Captains announced for NBA Africa Game 2017 - NBA.com - NBA.com

Monday 19 June 2017

NBA.com Captains announced for NBA Africa Game 2017 - NBA.com NBA.com Dirk Nowitzki, Kemba Walker, Thabo Sefolosha and Luol Deng will serve as captains in the Aug. 5 event. Official release. Jun 19, 2017 9:03 AM ET. and more » Read more

NBA Trade Rumors: Updates on Potential Blockbuster Deals Entering 2017 Draft - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report NBA Trade Rumors: Updates on Potential Blockbuster Deals Entering 2017 Draft Bleacher Report The NFL is notorious for having a 365-day sports news cycle, but with professional basketball being as popular as it's ever been since Michael Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, the ... Read more

Lakers reportedly want to add another first-round pick in the NBA Draft - Washington Post

Monday 19 June 2017

Washington Post Lakers reportedly want to add another first-round pick in the NBA Draft Washington Post The Los Angeles Lakers, who have two first-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft, reportedly are trying to obtain another. The Lakers, who finished with the third-worst record in the league a... Read more

Secret's out: Paul George plans to leave Indiana, and where he lands could reshape the NBA - Wash...

Monday 19 June 2017

RollingStone.com Secret's out: Paul George plans to leave Indiana, and where he lands could reshape the NBA Washington Post Sunday afternoon, the worst-kept secret in the NBA was broadcast to the masses: Indiana Pacers star Paul George, one of the league's best two-way players, plans to p... Read more

NBA Trade Rumors: What to make of the reported Cavs-Pacers talks for Paul George - CBSSports.com

Monday 19 June 2017

CBSSports.com NBA Trade Rumors: What to make of the reported Cavs-Pacers talks for Paul George CBSSports.com Only one day after the blockbuster trade between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers to send the No. 1 pick to Philly reportedly was agreed upon, the NBA world got more big news out ... Read more

7'4" Euro Behemoth Has Attention of NBA Scouts, the Rest Is Desire...and Diet - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report 7'4" Euro Behemoth Has Attention of NBA Scouts, the Rest Is Desire...and Diet Bleacher Report TREVISO, ITALY—As a shot-blocker, Michael Fusek's timing is impeccable, impressive, perhaps even NBA -caliber. During his 2016-17 campaign with Spirou Charleroi in Belgium... Read more

Lakers looking to add another first-round draft pick, sources say - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

CBSSports.com Lakers looking to add another first-round draft pick, sources say ESPN The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to acquire another first-round pick for Thursday's NBA draft, league sources told ESPN. Editor's Picks. Report: George tells Pacers he's leaving in '18. Paul Geor... Read more

N.B.A. Teams Covet a New Breed of Big Man in the Draft - The New ... - New York Times

Monday 19 June 2017

New York Times N.B.A. Teams Covet a New Breed of Big Man in the Draft - The New ... New York Times Greg Oden, after being selected No. 1 over all by the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2007 N.B.A. draft. Injuries limited him to just 105 games. Credit Jason ... and more » Read more

GameTime: Celtics-Sixers Reported Trade - NBA.com (blog)

Monday 19 June 2017

NBA.com (blog) GameTime: Celtics-Sixers Reported Trade NBA.com (blog) ... Gametime to discuss a reported draft trade involving the Celtics number one pick and Sixers. 1 day ago · 6:39. Sam Mitchell sits down with draft prospect, De'Aaron Fox, ahead of the 2017 NBA draft and GameTime br... Read more

Four big NBA draft trades we'd love to see for seven teams - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Four big NBA draft trades we'd love to see for seven teams ESPN One major trade has been reported -- and we still have a flurry of trade talk happening around the NBA draft. Here are four big trades that make sense, featuring four top-20 draft picks, multiple All-Stars and seven teams --... Read more

Workout with NBA stars, stellar combine boost Donovan Mitchell's stock - Detroit Free Press

Sunday 18 June 2017

Detroit Free Press Workout with NBA stars, stellar combine boost Donovan Mitchell's stock Detroit Free Press Donovan Mitchell was certain he was going to return to Louisville for his junior season. The 6-foot-3 combo guard tossed his name into the NBA draft and was expecting to get feedback t... Read more

Celtics - Anthony Davis trade rumors: The latest on NBA trades - Metro US

Sunday 18 June 2017

Metro US Celtics - Anthony Davis trade rumors: The latest on NBA trades Metro US Could the Celtics be seeking a trade for Anthony Davis? Anything is possible in today's NBA . There's a meme floating around the Internet of the body of the Lord of the Rings character Gollum, sporting the he... Read more

Remembering Brian Scalabrine's amazing NBA Finals press conference response - Sports Illustrated

Sunday 18 June 2017

Sports Illustrated Remembering Brian Scalabrine's amazing NBA Finals press conference response Sports Illustrated It's been nine years since Brian Scalabrine became an NBA champion with the 2008 Boston Celtics. He may not have played a single minute but he did deliver the best post-game p... Read more

Curry Family Sports New Ink After NBA Finals Win - NBC Bay Area

Sunday 18 June 2017

NBC Bay Area Curry Family Sports New Ink After NBA Finals Win NBC Bay Area Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (R) and his wife Ayesha Curry (L) greet fans during the Warriors Victory Parade on June 15, 2017 in Oakland, California. An estimated crowd of over 1 million people came out to cheer on ... Read more

Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers - NBA.com

Sunday 18 June 2017

NBA.com Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers NBA.com Teaming Fultz with Simmons, Joel Embiid and Dario Saric will give the Sixers one of the longest and most talented young cores in the league, after years and years in the NBA wilderness as the team went through the aching... Read more

NBA may not approve Pistons' move from Auburn Hills to new ... - CBSSports.com

Sunday 18 June 2017

CBSSports.com NBA may not approve Pistons' move from Auburn Hills to new ... CBSSports.com The NBA could potentially deny the Pistons move to Detroit if some legal and financial issues are not taken care of soon. The Pistons' plan was to move from the ... and more » Read more

Lauri Markkanen is Arizona Wildcats' only sure thing in this year's NBA draft - Arizona Daily Star

Sunday 18 June 2017

Arizona Daily Star Lauri Markkanen is Arizona Wildcats' only sure thing in this year's NBA draft Arizona Daily Star Of UA's other three draft prospects, athletic combo guard Kobi Simmons and mobile big man Chance Comanche have the kind of upside that could warrant a late pick or a two... Read more

Boston Celtics in the driver's seat this NBA offseason - New Haven Register

Saturday 17 June 2017

New Haven Register Boston Celtics in the driver's seat this NBA offseason New Haven Register Friday's reports that the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are engaged in serious talks to swap picks at the top of next week's NBA Draft, however, served as a reminder that for the next ... Read more

The top five picks in the NBA draft are already a certainty - Los Angeles Times

Saturday 17 June 2017

Los Angeles Times The top five picks in the NBA draft are already a certainty Los Angeles Times The consensus from many NBA executives is that the players who'll be taken with the top five picks in Thursday's NBA draft are a foregone conclusion. It's the order in which these one-and-d... Read more

The 2017 NBA awards if voting included the playoffs - FOXSports.com

Saturday 17 June 2017

FOXSports.com The 2017 NBA awards if voting included the playoffs FOXSports.com The NBA's regular season ended two months ago, but we still have yet to find out the winners of the league's annual awards. The MVP, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Sixth M... Read more

Hornets mock talk: Here are four views of their potential NBA draft pick at No. 11 - Charlotte Ob...

Saturday 17 June 2017

Charlotte Observer Hornets mock talk: Here are four views of their potential NBA draft pick at No. 11 Charlotte Observer My thoughts on Collins: This, like Markkanen, wouldn't be a bad choice. When in doubt, go big. However, I disagree with Adi that Collins is likely to have quick impact as a... Read more
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