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Lakers, 76ers, Timberwolves, Suns, Nets & Pelicans – Who Should be Optimistic?

Posted on 11 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

As this 2015-2016 NBA season gets closer to the very end, some teams get ready for postseason play while others are just crossing their fingers to land something in the draft although they might need something more. The Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Brooklyn Nets and New Orleans Pelicans have been worse than the rest in varying degrees. How good is the future? More

NBA Rumors – Thon Maker is Trying to Break the Draft System

Posted on 4 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

In an interesting challenge to the NBA trying to keep straight-out-high school players from the league, Thon Maker, a Sudanese-Australian basketball who plays high school ball in Canada, announced he plans to declare for the 2016 NBA Draft. More

20 Best Memes of the 2015 NBA Draft

Posted on 26 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

As always, the butt of the joke on draft night, and of most memes, were the New York Knicks and their fans who weren’t very happy with Kristaps Porzingis being their fourth overall selection. More

All the Trades of Draft Day

Posted on 26 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

There was promise for plenty of traded on the 2015 draft day but turns out Luke Ridnour getting moved around like some used piece of clothing was the most eventful thing besides mid-first round and second round picks getting traded. Usually they don’t really make a difference, although in a few years, we’re probably going to have a team or two feeling like they made a huge mistake by giving up on that one guy who ended up surprising everyone and making a huge difference. More

13 Recent NBA Draft Busts & the Players Teams Missed Out On

Posted on 25 Jun, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

It’s hard to define what is a draft bust exactly, but guys like Hasheem Thabeet and Ekpe Udoh are easy to identify. It doesn’t help when just after these disastrous picks come in guys who end up being All-Stars or even more. For the worst hit and misses general managers have made in the NBA draft over the last few years, keep reading More

NBA Rumors – Los Angeles Lakers Interested in Drafting D’Angelo Russell Over Jahlil Okafor

Posted on 25 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

It seems the consensus of sending Jahlil Okafor to the Los Angeles Lakers with the second overall pick is broken, and there are those suggesting that it’s going to be D’Angelo Russell instead. More

Best NBA Draft Classes of All-Time

Posted on 24 Jun, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

No one is going to say that the 2015 NBA Draft class is the greatest of all-time. But who knows, maybe in a decade or two, some will be comparing it to the great ones of 2003 (LeBron James, Dwyane Wade), 1996 (Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Allen Iverson) or even the mythical one of 1984 (Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton, Charles Barkley)? More

NBA Rumors – Minnesota Timberwolves Already Told Karl-Anthony Towns They’re Drafting HIm

Posted on 23 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

Not that it comes as any surprises, but Karl-Anthony Towns isn’t just projected to be drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves (number one overall). They’ve probably already told him he’s going to be. More

NBA Rumors – Philadelphia 76ers Now Also Have Dario Saric Not Wanting to Play For Them

Posted on 23 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

It’s going to be another year of waiting for the Philadelphia 76ers, hoping that Dario Saric finally decides he wants to leave Europe and come play for them. For now, he’s comfortable where he is. More

NBA Rumors – Indiana Pacers & Phoenix Suns Interested in Drafting Frank Kaminsky

Posted on 23 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

The national college player of the year last season, Frank Kaminsky is going to be a top 15 draft pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, with the most likely scenarios for him involving the Indiana Pacers or the Phoenix Suns selecting him. More