1. 2016 NBA Rookie Season Predictions for Every 1st-Round Pick

    The transition from NBA prospect to player is already underway. There's still a ton of post-draft roster movement on the horizon, with free agency and/or trades ready to reshape the league's landscape...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 days ago 292,094 reads 398 comments

  2. Harrison Barnes Accepts Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    Harrison Barnes , who is a restricted free agent this summer after playing four seasons with the Golden State Warriors, will be playing for Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 days ago 10,037 reads 87 comments

  3. NBA Free Agency 2016: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Kevin Durant and More

    The 2016 NBA draft has done little to quiet the furor around the league's free-agency period, and in some cases may have even stoked the flames coming off some of the hotter rumors...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 days ago 12,878 reads 1 comments

  4. NBA Draft Grades 2016: Full List of Scores for All Picks

    Outside of the first two picks—Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, as expected—the 2016 NBA draft was odd. There weren't any eye-popping trades, meaning the Boston Celtics and others kept quiet near the top of the order...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 127,839 reads 206 comments

  5. Disguised Matthew Dellavedova Works at Panera Just Days After Winning NBA Title

    After winning a championship, most athletes will spend the ensuing week—or more—celebrating their team's outstanding accomplishment. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova , on the other hand, picked up a second job...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 6 days ago 160,620 reads 97 comments

  6. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Eric Bledsoe, Ricky Rubio and More

    The NBA draft is over, but that doesn't mean teams are just going to stop attempting to improve through trades...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 18,935 reads 1 comments

  7. Players Most Likely to Hit Trading Block After 2016 NBA Draft

    Serge Ibaka , Victor Oladipo and Thaddeus Young were among the most noteworthy chess pieces to move Thursday around and during the 2016 NBA draft...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 days ago 358,969 reads 312 comments

  8. Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2016: Rumors and Predictions for Biggest Names

    Believe it or not, the NBA continues to trend toward the idea it's better for a prospect to go undrafted, a notion the 2016 NBA draft reinforced in a big way...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 78,832 reads 48 comments

  9. 26 International Players Were Selected in 2016 NBA Draft, the Most of All Time

    Fact: In the 2016 NBA draft, 26 international players were selected, the most in any draft of all time. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  10. 2016 NBA Free Agents: Updated Predictions Following the Draft

    The 2016 NBA draft, though somewhat predictable at the top, created a tidal wave of change in how free agency will play out. It looked easy to pen in notable free agents to big teams and call it a day...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 129,468 reads 176 comments

  11. NBA Draft Results 2016: Easy-to-Read Grades, Picks for All 30 NBA Teams

    The 2016 NBA draft turned out to be memorable in many ways, especially with how it unfolded after Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram came off the board with the first two picks. This year's class was viewed with a lot of uncertainty...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 days ago 4,261 reads 0 comments

  12. Kevin Durant Rumors: Warriors, Thunder, Spurs Land Initial Recruiting Meetings

    The Kevin Durant sweepstakes is officially underway. According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein , the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder have secured ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 137,470 reads 526 comments

  13. Kevin Durant, Landon Donovan Show Up for Steve Nash's Annual Soccer 'Showdown'

    The Steve Nash Foundation rolled out the red carpet Wednesday night in New York City for its ninth annual Showdown—a celebrity soccer match that benefits the foundation's programs for underserved children, per the organization's website ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 10,928 reads 3 comments

  14. Derrick Rose to Knicks: Takeaways From Star's Introductory Press Conference

    The New York Knicks officially introduced point guard Derrick Rose in Friday's press conference at Madison Square Garden following the 2011 NBA MVP's arrival in a Wednesday trade from the Chicago Bulls ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 days ago 56,125 reads 89 comments

  15. What's Next for 2016 Offseason After NBA Draft?

    So, now what? This year's NBA draft set the stage for what figures to be a tumultuous offseason. Prospects were reached for, others passed on. Logjams were created or intensified...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 days ago 87,870 reads 137 comments

  16. Way-Too-Early Prediction for the No. 1 Pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

    The 2016 NBA draft is over, and teams are looking toward the summer to get their newfound players ready for the 2016-17 season. However, this doesn't mean the draft fun needs to end...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 7 days ago 22,003 reads 38 comments

  17. Nicolas Batum Agrees to 5-Year Contract with Hornets

    Unrestricted free agent Nicolas Batum has secured a deal to return to the Charlotte Hornets, despite interest from other teams. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 days ago 16,406 reads 36 comments

  18. Bradley Beal Declines Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will not represent his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as he declined Team USA's invite Friday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 7,819 reads 39 comments

  19. Akron Mayor Renames Street 'King James Way' for LeBron James After Title

    “Every king has a kingdom and every kingdom must have roads.” Those were the words of Akron, Ohio, Mayor Dan Horrigan on Thursday as he announced that a downtown ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 5,971 reads 10 comments

  20. Chandler Parsons: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent Forward

    Chandler Parsons will hit the market once free agency begins Friday, and he is reportedly eager to explore other destinations because the Dallas Mavericks are prioritizing other players over him...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 days ago 96,764 reads 172 comments

  21. 2016 NBA Draft Grades: Complete Results and Scores for Each Team

    It's clear we don't know exactly how each draft will turn out for a few years, but we do know some teams had a better night than others at the 2016 NBA draft. Some players we thought would be stars will turn into busts...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 days ago 4,051 reads 0 comments

  22. Karl Towns, D'Angelo Russell Snub Kanye West on List of Top 5 Current Rappers

    Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell are two cold 20-year-olds. During the second episode of their "Face 2 Face" series with DraftKings , the rising NBA stars ranked their top five current rappers...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 106,761 reads 64 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2016: Full Results and Grades for All Prospects Selected

    The 2016 NBA draft would classify as chaotic if everybody didn't enter Thursday night expecting madness. Once the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick, all bets were off...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 days ago 1,371 reads 0 comments

  24. Ben Simmons Tells LeBron He's Eager to Face Him, LeBron Responds with Trophy

    LeBron James has been feeling himself lately. After leading his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to their first-ever NBA title, the four-time MVP has taken no prisoners. That includes Stephen Curry ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 365,309 reads 298 comments

  25. Duke Becomes 1st College in Lottery Era to Have Top-3 Pick in 3 Straight Years

    Fact: Duke becomes the first college in the lottery era to have a top-three pick in three consecutive years (Brandon Ingram [2016], Jahlil Okafor [2015] and Jabari Parker [2014])...

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