3:21 PM EDT, Sun May 19, 2019
Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Three post draft lottery trade scenarios

The Los Angeles Lakers were one of the biggest winners of the NBA draft lottery, moving up seven spots to land the #4 pick. The Purple and Gold’s luck has opened the door to some very interesting trade scenarios during the offseason. Every trade I’m going to propose revolves around one key idea that the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Three post draft lottery trade scenarios - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls’ 2019 NBA Draft prospects: The underrated Dedric Lawson

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson is projected to be selected in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft. Should the Chicago Bulls consider taking him? Most of the draft talk right now is about the lottery, but building a successful team goes beyond lottery picks. Thus, the second round will be incredibly important for the […] Chicago Bulls’ 2019 NBA Draft prospects: The underrated Dedric Lawson - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks: 3 Reasonable Trades for 8th and 10th Pick

A look at three relatively realistic trades the Atlanta Hawks could make with the #8 and #10 overall picks after the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery came and went, and left Atlanta Hawks fans with a bittersweet taste in their mouths. Yes the 8th pick was practically the worst-case outcome for […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 Reasonable Trades for 8th and 10th Pick - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards Should Make Point Guard a Priority with 9th Pick

The lottery fell out of the Washington Wizards’ favor and consequently, the Wizards fell to the #9 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. But all is not lost. Going into the draft lottery last week, the Wizards had a 3.8% chance of falling to the 9th pick. In the most Wizards fashion ever, they ended […] Washington Wizards Should Make Point Guard a Priority with 9th Pick - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Thunderous Intentions

2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Best fit by team including a shooter for OKC Thunder

The 2019 NBA Draft lottery is complete and combine in motion so it’s time to serve up T.I.s NBA mock draft 1.0. This version examines best fit by team including a shooter for the OKC Thunder Thunderous Intentions begins our 2019 NBA Draft session in earnest this week with a full perspective on how the […] 2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Best fit by team including a shooter for OKC Thunder - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

ClutchPoints

Nassir Little thinks he was held back by ‘hesitancy’ at North Carolina

Coming into his freshman campaign at the University of North Carolina, Nassir Little was considered a potential top-five pick. As the 2019 NBA Draft quickly approaches, though, Little finds himself not even guaranteed of being selected in the lottery, following a wildly inconsistent season that sparked far more questions than answers about his future at […] The post Nassir Little thinks he was held back by ‘hesitancy’ at North Carolina appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

The New York Knicks shouldn’t trade for Anthony Davis

The New York Knicks went into Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, tied alongside the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns, with the best odds of landing the No. 1 pick and instead ended up with the No. 3 pick. There was at least one, if not two gut reactions: 1) The sky is falling because they […] The post The New York Knicks shouldn’t trade for Anthony Davis appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hoops Habit

Cleveland Cavaliers: Pros and cons of drafting Cam Reddish

Cam Reddish is perhaps the riskiest prospect projected to be drafted in the lottery. Here are the pros and cons to the Cleveland Cavaliers drafting him. The Cleveland Cavaliers have missed out on the opportunity to draft two Duke superstars in Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett. However, they may still have a chance to select […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Pros and cons of drafting Cam Reddish - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

ClutchPoints

Rumor: Knicks, Kevin Durant had a secret meeting, reached a handshake deal

The New York Knicks may have lost the Draft Lottery, but they seem well positioned to win free agency. Well, that is if rumors about Kevin Durant already agreeing to join them proves to be true. According to a report by Steve Popper of NewsDay.com, there are speculations that the Knicks and Kevin Durant had […] The post Rumor: Knicks, Kevin Durant had a secret meeting, reached a handshake deal appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Soaring Down South

2019 NBA Draft: Full Mock Draft 3.0, Atlanta Hawks Pick #8 & #10 After Lottery

It’s time for another full mock draft for the 2019 NBA Draft, which includes the wild changes that took place after the draft lottery – including the New Orleans Pelicans winning it all and the Atlanta Hawks falling to #8 & #10. The Zion Williamson sweepstakes are over (at least in terms of the draft […] 2019 NBA Draft: Full Mock Draft 3.0, Atlanta Hawks Pick #8 & #10 After Lottery - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

rssfeeds.azcentral.com

NBA dodges conspiracy-theory bullet, takes big step toward competition with new draft lottery odds

If the Lakers had gotten Zion, cynics wouldve raged. As it is, Knicks, Cavs and Suns fans are upset, but the NBA is better under new lottery system.         

Pippen Ain't Easy

2019 NBA Mock Draft: Two-round post-lottery mock

It is safe to say the 2019 NBA Lottery did not go in favor of the Chicago Bulls. How do the Bulls fair in this 2019 NBA Mock Draft? Sliding down three spots in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls will pick seventh overall for the third straight season. Although this situation is far […] 2019 NBA Mock Draft: Two-round post-lottery mock - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

ClutchPoints

3 teams who should try to trade up in the 2019 NBA Draft

The reason that the NBA Draft Lottery is so special is because of the shock and awe factor that comes with each new drawing. Some teams (like the Cavaliers or Bulls) leave feeling mostly disappointed, while others (such as the Pelicans, Grizzlies and Lakers) are totally ecstatic. Whereas the Pelicans and Lakers have tons of […] The post 3 teams who should try to trade up in the 2019 NBA Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

New York has conducted 30 interviews in NBA Draft Combine in Chicago

The New York Knicks were one of the several teams who left lottery night disappointed. James Dolan’s team, after finishing with the worst record in the league last season, had a 14.3 percent chance to win the No. 1 pick, tied for highest with the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers. New York ultimately fell victim […] The post New York has conducted 30 interviews in NBA Draft Combine in Chicago appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Thunderous Intentions

In the news: Championing Antonio Daniels, rumored Thunder draft promise, Prospect series launches

In the news: Championing Antonio Daniels for OKC Thunder head coach, Matisse Thybulle exits Combine amid rumors of OKC draft promise, T.I. launches annual draft prospect series. While the NBA Conference Finals wage on the upcoming NBA Draft is front and center in the news. With the lottery complete and the Draft Combine in full […] In the news: Championing Antonio Daniels, rumored Thunder draft promise, Prospect series launches - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

ClutchPoints

RUMOR: Darius Garland could be drafted by Lakers or Cavs in trade possibility

The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of many teams that left the NBA Draft Lottery feeling somewhat disappointed. The Cavs initially shared the best odds of landing the top overall pick, but instead fell to the no. 5 position. Whereas Cleveland had hoped for the chance to draft one of Zion Williamson, Ja Morant or R.J. […] The post RUMOR: Darius Garland could be drafted by Lakers or Cavs in trade possibility appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

The Blazers’ Case as Suitors for Anthony Davis

TrueHoop’s David Thorpe detailed a potential trade between the Pelicans and Trail Blazers that would ship Anthony Davis to Portland. The Pelicans were the big winners of the NBA Draft Lottery when they secured the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. Zion Williamson and his transcendent skills are headed to New Orleans, but it appears that he won’t be joining forces with Anthony Davis once he arrives. Davis, who publicly demanded a trade earlier this year, is a frontrunner for a change of scenery this summer. The Lakers, Celtics and Knicks have dominated the headlines as potential...

SportsDay

Mavs free agent series (shooting guards)

The Mavericks' run of bad draft-lottery luck continued on May 14 and as a result they won't have a first-round draft pick on June 20, though they do have a second-rounder, No. 37 overall.Most of the Mavericks' focus now turns to the start of free agency, which in past years has begun at 11:01 p.m. Central time on June 30, but reportedly will begin at 5 p.m. Central on June 30 this year.Most projections are that the Mavericks will have $29.4 million-to-$37.9 million to spend on free agency. The lower figure factors in the potential of Dwight Powell enacting his $10.2 million player option for...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers land De’Andre Hunter in post-lottery mock draft

With the No. 4 overall pick in post-NBA Draft Lottery mock draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Virginia forward, De’Andre Hunter. The Los Angeles Lakers were one of the big winners in the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. Los Angeles went into the lottery with a 9.4 percent chance to move into the top-4, with the […] Los Angeles Lakers land De’Andre Hunter in post-lottery mock draft - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

2019 NBA Draft News: Cam Reddish Met With Lakers, Expects To Be Taken In No. 3-10 Range

The Los Angeles Lakers received some good news at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery when the ping pong balls fell their way...

ClutchPoints

3 reasons the Lakers should consider Coby White with the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft

The 2019 NBA Draft process has turned into a battle for three players. The lottery revealed that the Pelicans, Grizzlies, and Knicks will be picking in the top three. The fourth team is the Los Angeles Lakers. With Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, and R.J. Barrett most likely off the board, the Lakers will have to […] The post 3 reasons the Lakers should consider Coby White with the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

RUMOR: Knicks have Ja Morant ahead of R.J. Barrett on their early NBA Draft board

The New York Knicks may have failed to win the first overall pick in the draft lottery last Tuesday, but they are still in a very good position with the No.3 pick. It is expected that the New Orleans Pelicans will select collegiate megastar Zion Williamson with the No.1 pick. And depending on who the […] The post RUMOR: Knicks have Ja Morant ahead of R.J. Barrett on their early NBA Draft board appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pippen Ain't Easy

NBA Draft Rumors: Analyzing Coby White-Chicago Bulls fit

A common 2019 NBA Draft prospect that is starting to fall the way of the Chicago Bulls in the first round is UNC point guard Coby White. All eyes for the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery fell on the top four teams that were vying for the opportunity to win the Zion Williamson sweepstakes. Those top […] NBA Draft Rumors: Analyzing Coby White-Chicago Bulls fit - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

ClutchPoints

Nassir Little believes he could be second coming of Kawhi Leonard if drafted by Spurs

North Carolina small forward Nassir Little will head into the NBA Draft as a projected late lottery pick, with many reports putting him somewhere either outside of the top 10 or just near the bottom of it. While Little isn’t letting any of that get in his way, he did recently say that he feels […] The post Nassir Little believes he could be second coming of Kawhi Leonard if drafted by Spurs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

3 NBA Teams in the Worst Shape Moving Forward

For all of the talk about how royally screwed the New Orleans Pelicans were after Anthony Davis asked for a trade midseason, they ended up winning the NBA Draft lottery and will surely get a nice collection of assets in return for Davis this summer. So, basically, the Pelicans will end up with Zion Williamson […] The post 3 NBA Teams in the Worst Shape Moving Forward appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Miami interested in acquiring Mike Conley from the Grizzlies

Now that the NBA’s draft lottery is in the rearview mirror, several teams around the league are beginning to plot out ways to bolster their respective rosters. One such team is the Miami Heat, who are rumored to have interest in Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley. Conley, now 31 years of age, has established […] The post Miami interested in acquiring Mike Conley from the Grizzlies appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hoops Habit

New Orleans Pelicans: 5 reasons Zion Williamson is a no-brainer at No. 1

The New Orleans Pelicans received a great gift in the lottery. Here are five reasons Zion Williamson is a no-brainer as the No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft. The New Orleans Pelicans inflicted yet another emotional swing on their city full of fans Tuesday night. From DeMarcus Cousins’ injury to the Saints being […] New Orleans Pelicans: 5 reasons Zion Williamson is a no-brainer at No. 1 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

CelticsBlog

Celtics inching closer in the Anthony Davis sweepstakes - Podcast

Brian Robb, Rich Levine and Michael Pina weight on the Anthony Davis sweepstakes... Brian, Michael and Rich break down the implications of the NBA Draft Lottery for the Celtics, the odds AD could stay in New Orleans after they got No. 1, what the best offers for AD might be from the Lakers and Knicks and react to Terry Rozier’s latest comments. " Entire Roster of NBA Pods Here. For more Boston Sports Videos SUBSCRIBE to our CLNS Media YOUTUBE Channel. For all your Celtics content needs throughout the 2018-2019 season follow us on Twitter here- @CelticsCLNS "

Lakers Workout Gonzaga's Zach Collins (Interview)

The Los Angeles Lakers worked out Gonzaga’s Zach Collins on Monday morning, as part of their final workouts leading up to the draft. Interestingly, Collins, an expected lottery pick, was brought in for a group workout with five other prospects which will

Lakers Land 2nd Overall Pick In 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers land the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft lottery. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at

NBA Draft Profile: Josh Jackson (Kansas, SF)

Lakers Nation NBA draft profile for Kansas small forward Josh Jackson. With the draft lottery just days away, we take a look at Jackson who the Lakers could wind up with if they keep their top three protected pick. Here are his strengths, weaknesses and p