1. Young: Thunder Play It Safe with Lottery Pick

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder general manager Sam Presti made sure to hit all the right buzzwords when describing Cameron Payne, the 14th overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 251 reads 0 comments

  2. Lowe: Why the Blazers and Pacers May Have to Start over

    In a league that stoked fan interest by slicing away at roster continuity, it's fitting that the two teams that prized it most are on the verge of traumatic and sudden reconstruction...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 394 reads 0 comments

  3. Olshey's Latest Act Is Tricky as He Waits for Aldridge

    Neil Olshey has had several jobs in his interesting lifetime. As a youth in New York , he sold Italian Ices at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Out of college, he sold fax machines door-to-door...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  4. Nuggets GM Connelly on Lawson Video: 'It Didn't Excite Me'

    When the Nuggets drafted point guard Emmanuel Mudiay, Ty Lawson – based on some reasoning – said, “I'm going to Sacramento ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 234 reads 0 comments

  5. Payne Comes in with Chip on Shoulder: I Have No Ceiling

    The player that had been linked to the Thunder for weeks fell in Oklahoma City's lap Thursday night. With the 14th pick in Thursday night's draft, the Thunder selected Murray State point guard Cameron Payne...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 191 reads 0 comments

  6. Report-Card Grades for the Oklahoma City Thunder 2015 NBA Draft

    The Oklahoma City Thunder resisted the urge to make a big splash at the 2015 NBA draft. Instead, the team left the Barclays Center with the player it reportedly promised to take ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 months ago 18,460 reads 10 comments

  7. Report Card Grades for the Utah Jazz 2015 NBA Draft

    With a young core in place that features talent at all five positions, the Utah Jazz had the luxury of selecting the best players available to them in the 2015 NBA Draft ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 2 months ago 9,198 reads 4 comments

  8. Thunder Select Dakari Johnson in the 2nd Round

    In the 2nd round of the 2015 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder selected center Dakari Johnson with the 48th pick...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 228 reads 0 comments

  9. Can Lyles Be a Playmaking 4 for the Jazz?

    Why did the Utah Jazz pick Trey Lyles? One thing to consider when looking at draftees is a team's weakness. One of the obvious weaknesses for the Jazz has been the need for shooting, especially from a big...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 220 reads 0 comments

  10. Jazz Hope Lyles Is 'More Action Than Talk'

    It was Thomas Jefferson or Ben Franklin or Gary Player, or maybe all three, who uttered some version of the quote: "The harder I work, the luckier I get...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 297 reads 0 comments

  11. With Mudiay Pick, Nuggets Get Away with Robbery

    The Nuggets stayed put with the seventh pick Thursday night, and pulled one of the biggest upsets of the night. They were able to take point guard Emmanuel Mudiay, a name that almost no one had connected to them in the lead up to the NBA draft...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 328 reads 0 comments

  12. Nuggets Select PG Radicevic with 57th Pick in NBA Draft

    DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets selected point guard Nikola Radicevic with the 57th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 2 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  13. Daniel Diez Selected No. 54th, Traded to Blazers

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 93 reads 0 comments

  14. Cazano: Olshey, Blazers Just Getting Started

    This was a rebuild all the way. Nobody will say it. Nobody will admit it. But for once, I'm on the same page as Trail Blazers , Inc. because a shrewd and smart shuffling of the deck was in order...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 122 reads 0 comments

  15. Plumlee Arrival Could Mean Lopez Is out the Door

    We were told that the Portland Trail Blazers “were not done” after their big trade yesterday of Nicolas Batum to Charlotte . And that intel has proven to be true. The Blazers made another trade...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 128 reads 0 comments

  16. Olivier Hanlan Drafted by Jazz at No. 42

    The Utah Jazz selected former Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan No. 42 overall in the second round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  17. Hartman: From Day 1, It Was Always Towns

    There is no question that Flip Saunders, Timberwolves head coach and head of basketball operations, got the player he wanted when he selected Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night's draft...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 241 reads 0 comments

  18. Jones Joins Towns as MIN Future Gets Brighter

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  19. Timberwolves NBA Draft 2015: Instant Reaction and Grade for No. 24 Pick

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded for Duke guard Tyus Jones, the 24th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft...

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  20. Trail Blazers NBA Draft 2015: Instant Reaction and Grade for No. 23 Pick

    The Portland Trail Blazers have selected Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson with the No. 23 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 13,714 reads 30 comments

  21. No. 14 Pick: Thunder Select Cameron Payne

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- A few thoughts on the Oklahoma City Thunder 's first-round selection in the 2015 NBA Draft...

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  22. Debate: What Do You Think About the Hollis-Jefferson Pick?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 months ago 3,052 reads 31 comments

  23. Debate: What Do You Think of the Tyus Jones Pick?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 months ago 6,362 reads 57 comments

  24. Thunder's Cameron Payne: I Have No Ceiling

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  25. Payne Vows to Make Most of Time at OKC

    Cam Payne: "I'm going to make the most of the opportunity. That's what happened at Murray St. & will happen in OKC." .....

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