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Jimmy Butler breaks silence on promise ‘never’ to wear a Heat jersey

Jimmy Butler started off his career some 12 years ago with the Chicago Bulls as the last pick in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft. At that time, LeBron James and the Miami Heat were one of Chicago’s biggest rivals, which apparently, prompted a bold promise from Butler early in his career. During […] The post Jimmy Butler breaks silence on promise ‘never’ to wear a Heat jersey appeared first on ClutchPoints.


1 sleeper Celtics must target in 2023 NBA Draft

After a 2022-23 campaign filled with high hopes and disappointment, the Boston Celtics are officially in the offseason. They were a game away from extending their playoff run into the NBA Finals for the second year in a row, but an embarrassing Game 7 performance against the Miami Heat ruined any chance at redemption. Following […] The post 1 sleeper Celtics must target in 2023 NBA Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

Open Thread: Spurs will participate in California Classic Summer League

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via First chance to see Spurs draftees in action Per a Spurs Press release: The Sacramento Kings announced that Golden 1 Center will host the fifth annual California Classic Summer League, presented by Ticketmaster, for players and teams preparing for NBA action. The San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets, who hold the No. 1 and No. 2 overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft respectively, will join the Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat for an expanded Classic. Beginning July 3, the six teams will play a...

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Ranking the 10 best power forward prospects in the NBA Draft

Now that the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat are matched up in the NBA Finals, almost all of the NBA has turned their attention towards the incoming offseason. To start that off, the 2023 NBA draft is right around the corner, chock full of quality players, while being particularly deep with players who can suit […] Ranking the 10 best power forward prospects in the NBA Draft - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats


2 reasons Dillon Mitchell is perfect fit for Boston with No. 35 pick in 2023 NBA Draft

The Boston Celtics were so close. Boston fought its way back into playoff contention after falling to a 3-0 deficit against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics fell in a 103-84 loss to the Heat at TD Garden after they tied things up at 3 games apiece behind the 28 and […] The post 2 reasons Dillon Mitchell is perfect fit for Boston with No. 35 pick in 2023 NBA Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Three More Draft Targets for the Milwaukee Bucks

Here are three players the Milwaukee Bucks should look to target once draft night arrives. We just found out who the next coach for the Milwaukee Bucks will be, but the off-season still approaches. I thought I’d look toward how this team can get better for next season through the NBA Draft. While the Bucks currently do not hold a first-round pick, they still have the last pick in the draft at No. 58, since the Bulls’ and Heat’s second-round picks were taken away due to tampering. While general manager Jon Horst has floated the idea of potentially trading up into the...

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Rokas Jokubaitis and Barcelona lost in the EuroLeague semifinals

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NBAE via Tough break for the Knicks draft pick It was a tough end to a fantastic season for our New York Knicks — losing to their eternal nemesis, the Miami Heat. As it turns out, another Knicks-adjacent player also suffered a brutal loss to a rival in the playoffs. Rokas Jokubaitis, the Lithuanian point guard picked in the second round two years ago, has been playing with Barcelona for the past two seasons. He helped his squad make the EuroLeague Final Four, where they took on Barcelona’s own eternal rival in all sports, Real Madrid. Our guy...

Tobias Harris says the 76ers underutilized him last season | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Dave McMenamin head to "Crunch Time," discussing Ben McLemore signing with the Houston Rockets, Tyler Herro possibly being the steal of the draft for the Miami Heat, and John Wall's future with the Washington Wizards. They

Could Tyler Herro be the NBA Summer League MVP? | 2019 NBA Summer League

With the 13th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft the Miami Heat selected Kentucky Wildcats guard Tyler Herro. While the minutes have been few and far between for Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, RJ Barrett and Coby White have made their presence felt but it's been

Russell Westbrook preferred the Rockets over the Heat and Pistons - Ramona Shelburne | The Jump

Ramona Shelburne and ESPN Oklahoma City Thunder reporter Royce Young discuss OKC trading Russell Westbrook to the Housto Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul and draft picks, reuniting Russ with James Harden. #TheJump ✔