1. NBA Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Predictions and Top Prospects on the Rise

    At this point, we can safely assume that point guards Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball will be going first and second in the 2017 NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers, respectively, but when the Celtics are on the clock at No...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 5 days ago 8,198 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NBA Draft Order: Team-by-Team Selection List for Rounds 1-2

    The 2017 NBA Finals are over. Now it's time to see how teams want to build for the future. The Philadelphia 76ers have apparently decided that trading up for the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft is their best course of action...

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  3. LaVar Ball Told Son LiAngelo He Doesn't Think He'll Make It to the NBA

    In a GQ exclusive published Wednesday, LaVar Ball offered a brutally honest assessment regarding the NBA prospects of his middle son, LiAngelo Ball...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 461,567 reads 0 comments

  4. Shaquille O'Neal Talks Kristaps Porzingis Trade Rumors, Lonzo Ball and Lakers

    Basketball Hall of Fame member Shaquille O'Neal believes the New York Knicks should make Kristaps Porzingis the face of the franchise rather than deal him away amid recent trade speculation...

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  5. NBA Free Agents 2017: Top Rumors and Predictions Before NBA Draft

    While most of the NBA offseason talk has involved players under contract who might get shipped off to other teams, the NBA's 2017 free agent class is bound to steal the headlines soon enough...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 5 days ago 16,037 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 Realistic 2017 NBA Draft Night Trades

    Are you suffering from NBA vertigo? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers swapping picks, David Griffin’s exit from ...

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  7. 5 Under-the-Radar Free Agents Warriors Should Target This Offseason

    The cost of NBA championship contention is steep. After reeling off two world titles in three seasons, the Golden State Warriors embark on this offseason facing the difficult task of roster-building on a budget...

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  8. B/R's Final 2017 NBA Draft Big Board

    Teams are finalizing their boards for the 2017 NBA draft with workouts nearly complete. Most will rank the prospects and separate them into tiers...

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  9. Aron Baynes Opts Out of Pistons Contract, Will Test 2017 NBA Free Agency

    Aron Baynes is evidently banking on a sizable payday this summer. Detroit Pistons head coach and team president Stan Van Gundy confirmed Tuesday, per Rod Beard of the Detroit News , that Baynes plans to decline his $6...

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  10. Wizards Reportedly Reach Agreement to Run NBA G League Team

    The Washington Wizards reportedly came to terms on an agreement Tuesday to own and operate an NBA G League team beginning in 2018-19...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 3,732 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Latest Reports Before 2017 NBA Draft

    The 2010 NBA offseason, which featured LeBron James and Chris Bosh taking their talents to South Beach to join Dwyane Wade , stands alone as the wildest NBA summer in recent ...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 5 days ago 6,793 reads 0 comments

  12. Chauncey Billups, Dan Gilbert to Reportedly Continue Talks over Cavs GM Role

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is reportedly expected to continue conversations with Chauncey Billups on Wednesday regarding the team's general manager vacancy, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 7,028 reads 0 comments

  13. Greg Monroe Reportedly Exercises Bucks Contract Option, Will Make $17.88 Million

    Greg Monroe has reportedly decided to exercise his player option, sticking with the Milwaukee Bucks for at least another season...

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  14. 'Better Off Against Men': Why a Family Chose Life Abroad to Prep Son for NBA

    PORTLAND — It's the second day of Hoop Summit practice in Portland, Oregon, and Isaiah Hartenstein does not want to be disrupted...

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  15. How Sacramento Kings Should Approach 2017 NBA Draft

    Following last year's DeMarcus Cousins trade, there's a different pre-draft feel for the Sacramento Kings . There can be no postseason delusions now—no misplaced hopes regarding a ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 days ago 5,616 reads 0 comments

  16. Metrics 101: Best and Worst Trades of No. 1 Pick in NBA History

    Trading the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft is never an easy decision, yet that's exactly what the Boston Celtics have officially elected to do . Shipping off the selection that will likely be used on Markelle Fultz to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 57,974 reads 0 comments

  17. 'The Full 48' Podcast: Lauri Markkanen, Jonathan Wasserman Talk 2017 NBA Draft

    NBA draft prospect Lauri Markkanen joins Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and Jordan Brenner to discuss what it's like going through the predraft process—including meeting ...

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  18. Washington Generals Counter Globetrotters by Drafting LaVar Ball, Conor McGregor

    On Tuesday, the Harlem Globetrotters held their 11th annual draft . While some of the names are unrealistic, five current members of the squad joined after getting picked in previous years...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 days ago 117 reads 0 comments

  19. New Photo Reveals Kawhi Leonard Cut Off His Trademark Braids

    First, LeBron James shaved his head. Now, Kawhi Leonard 's signature braids are gone. This summer is weird. On Tuesday, Comedy Central's Legends tweeted out a photo of the San Antonio Spurs superstar without his trademark hairstyle...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 days ago 25,301 reads 0 comments

  20. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Chicago Bulls Star Jimmy Butler

    Jimmy Butler left his early June sit-down with Chicago Bulls brass under the impression he would not be placed on the trade block, according to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 days ago 302,054 reads 0 comments

  21. With Paul George in Waiting, Lakers Strike a Deal to Open Door for His Arrival

    LOS ANGELES — What the bold new Los Angeles Lakers era of team president Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka boils down to is this: They believe they can deliver new superstars that others before them could not...

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  22. Clippers Reportedly Discussing DeAndre Jordan Trade with Multiple Teams

    The Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly reached out to multiple teams to gauge their interest in trading for All-Star center DeAndre Jordan . Chris Haynes of ESPN...

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  23. Breaking Down D'Angelo Russell Trade, Lakers' Path to Paul George, LeBron James

    LOS ANGELES — It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers' new front office to implement significant changes to the team's roster...

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  24. Lakers Trade Rumors: Kings Reportedly Reject Deal for No. 2 Pick in NBA Draft

    The Los Angeles Lakers are turning over every stone in hopes of landing Paul George in a trade with the Indiana Pacers , and that includes discussing a possible swap of lottery picks with the Sacramento Kings ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 194,714 reads 0 comments

  25. Dwight Howard Tweets About Paul George, Seemingly Unaware of Having Been Traded

    Apparently Dwight Howard doesn't follow Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter. Minutes after The Vertical editor dropped a # WojBomb about D12 getting dealt to the Charlotte Hornets, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 days ago 195,597 reads 0 comments