1. Lonzo and LaVar Ball Celebrate Lakers' Landing No. 2 Pick from Chino Hills Home

    LaVar Ball told us it would happen. The Los Angeles Lakers came out of Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery with the No. 2 overall pick, putting them in position to select former Chino Hills (California) and UCLA star guard Lonzo Ball ...

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  2. Lakers Rumors: Lonzo Ball 'Heavy Favorite' at No. 2, De'Aaron Fox in the Mix

    UCLA guard Lonzo Ball is reportedly the heavy favorite to go No. 2 overall in the 2017 NBA draft to the Los Angeles Lakers , but another dynamic guard is also in the mix...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 days ago 28,655 reads 0 comments

  3. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Updated 1st-Round Predictions After Lottery

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery was held on Tuesday night, locking in the order for the draft that will be held on June 22. The Boston Celtics, who own the Brooklyn Nets' first-round selection, were the big winners after they landed the No...

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  4. Isaiah Thomas' Sons Have Been the Real MVPs of the NBA Playoffs

    Isaiah Thomas has been one of the biggest talking points of the 2016-17 NBA season with his breakout performance as a 5'9" point guard and a lethal scorer. But there are two shorter guys taking over the conversation...

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  5. With Lakers' Options Open at No. 2, It's Up to Lonzo Ball to Fulfill His Destiny

    LOS ANGELES — There is a mathematical poetry to the No. 2 Lonzo Ball has worn all of his basketball life and the three consecutive No. 2 picks the Lakers have won in the NBA draft lottery...

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  6. Magic Johnson Doesn't Commit to Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball in TMZ Exclusive

    After watching the Los Angeles Lakers lock up the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson didn't offer any clues as to who the team plans on selecting...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 days ago 26,272 reads 0 comments

  7. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Odds, Analysis, NBA Playoff Betting Pick

    After an extended break, the second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers enter the Eastern Conference Finals as small road favorites against the top-seeded Boston Celtics for Game 1 on Wednesday...

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  8. Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert Reportedly to Offer GM David Griffin a Contract Extension

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is reportedly set to offer general manager David Griffin a "substantial contract and title" to remain with the Cavs amid interest from the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks ...

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  9. NBA Rumors: Post-2017 Lottery Draft Buzz on Lakers, Celtics and More

    The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers reigned supreme on Tuesday. Just like they always have, at least historically. The NBA 's top two all-time title winners (17 and 16, respectively) were awarded the top two picks of the 2017 NBA draft...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 4,277 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: TV Guide and Predictions for Wednesday

    On Wednesday, the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers meet on the same stage in the Eastern Conference Final, but the two clubs traveled on vastly different roads to reach this point in the 2017 NBA playoffs...

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  11. Guide to Boston Celtics Upsetting Cavaliers in Eastern Conference Finals

    Ending the Cleveland Cavaliers ' title defense isn't an easy task, but that's the next challenge for Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics ...

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  12. Gregg Popovich, Spurs Know They Need More Out of LaMarcus Aldridge

    OAKLAND, Calif. — On second thought, Gregg Popovich decided to hold his tongue. After railing for two days against the deteriorating state of American politics and Zaza Pachulia’s ...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 11 days ago 58,212 reads 0 comments

  13. LaVar Ball Says Lakers Make Playoffs Next Year If They Draft Lonzo with 2nd Pick

    LaVar Ball isn't in the business of tempering expectations. Speaking to Lakers Nation's Ryan Ward following the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the father of heralded prospect ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 63,975 reads 0 comments

  14. Phil Jackson Says Knicks Are Good at What They Do, Confident in No. 8 Draft Pick

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson didn't seem too concerned his team landed the No. 8 pick in Tuesday's draft lottery. "Our opportunity (at) seven could have been 10, so eight we'll live with," Jackson said, per Ian Begley of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 12,215 reads 0 comments

  15. Celtics' Patience Rewarded by Getting No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft, Says Danny Ainge

    The Boston Celtics are sitting pretty in the present as they prepare for the Eastern Conference Finals and the future after landing the No. 1 pick in Tuesday's draft lottery...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 5,409 reads 0 comments

  16. Gregg Popovich Calls Out LaMarcus Aldridge After Game 2, Says He Must Score

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was not pleased with LaMarcus Aldridge 's efforts during his team's 136-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Tuesday's Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 25,016 reads 0 comments

  17. Boston Celtics Hold All the Cards This Offseason Following NBA Draft Lottery

    NEW YORK — Surely he was joking. But also, perhaps Steve Pagliuca ought to give the idea some actual thought, even if his team is scheduled to host Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night...

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  18. Lonzo Ball Will Only Work Out for Lakers Before NBA Draft, Says Father LaVar

    Lonzo Ball may only work out for one team prior to this year's NBA draft . "That's all we working out for is the Lakers," said Lonzo's father, LaVar, per Ryan Ward of Lakers Nation...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 days ago 61,640 reads 0 comments

  19. Warriors Rout Spurs 136-100 in Kawhi Leonard's Absence for Lopsided Game 2 Win

    The Golden State Warriors romped past the Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio Spurs 136-100 Tuesday night at Oracle Arena to seize a 2-0 Western Conference Finals lead...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 30,306 reads 0 comments

  20. Zaza Pachulia Leaves Game 2 vs. Spurs with Heel Injury; Will Have X-Ray

    The Golden State Warriors ' frontcourt depth may be tested, as center Zaza Pachulia suffered a right heel contusion in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals that will force him to miss the entire second half...

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  21. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Post-Lottery Edition

    The 2017 NBA draft board is officially set following the Boston Celtics' victory at the 2017 lottery Tuesday...

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  22. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Teams Asking Lakers About PG After Draft Lottery

    The Los Angeles Lakers landed the No. 2 pick in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, and multiple teams responded by "evaluating trade packages for D'Angelo Russell," Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated reported...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 167,561 reads 0 comments

  23. Joel Embiid Says 76ers Will Win Next Year, Discusses Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson

    Joel Embiid represented the Philadelphia 76ers on the dais Tuesday night at the NBA draft lottery, and the big man exuded optimism after his squad exercised swap rights with the Sacramento Kings to snare the No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 25,130 reads 0 comments

  24. Magic Johnson After Celtics Land Top Pick in 2017 NBA Draft: 'I Still Hate Them'

    Magic Johnson beat the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals twice during his playing career, but he lost to them during Tuesday's draft lottery...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 76,114 reads 0 comments

  25. Danny Ainge Says Celtics' No. 1 Pick Hasn't Been Narrowed Down to 1 or 2 Players

    With the Boston Celtics winning the 2017 NBA draft lottery, general manager Danny Ainge can begin to narrow the team's focus for the first overall pick...

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