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ESPN - Jordan never on trading block, Clips exec says
Friday, June 23
Jordan never on trading block, Clips exec says
RealGM - Get Your Latest NBA News From RealGM's Basketball Wiretap
Friday, June 23
Get all the latest news and happenings from around the NBA with RealGM's Basketball Wiretap.
ESPN - Lakers GM: Trade gives us shot at 2 stars in '18
Friday, June 23
Lakers GM: Trade gives us shot at 2 stars in '18
FOX Sports - Booker: Jackson's 'will to win' will translate to NBA
Friday, June 23
Suns star guard Devin Booker discusses Josh Jackson, the team's first-round draft pick.
FOX Sports - Watson: Jackson brings defensive personality to Suns
Friday, June 23
Suns coach Earl Watson discusses Josh Jackson, the team's first-round draft pick.
FOX Sports - Chriss: Jackson 'plays with a chip on his shoulder'
Friday, June 23
Suns forward Marquese Chriss discusses Josh Jackson, the team's first-round draft pick.
ESPN - Spurs address uncertainty at guard, still working to add flexibility
Friday, June 23
Spurs address uncertainty at guard, still working to add flexibility
ESPN - Pacers prez: George's remarks 'a gut punch'
Friday, June 23
Pacers prez: George's remarks 'a gut punch'
FOX Sports - Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league
Friday, June 23
NEW YORK (AP) Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.
Yahoo Sports - Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league
Friday, June 23
NEW YORK (AP) — Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.
FOX Sports - Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane
Friday, June 23
Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind.
CBS Sports - Ridiculously early 2018 NBA Mock Draft: DeAndre Ayton, Michael Porter start on top
Friday, June 23
It's never too early to start thinking about next year's NBA Draft
FOX Sports - LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft
Friday, June 23
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Clippers paid their way into the NBA draft Thursday night to pick up South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell.
CBS Sports - Celtics GM Danny Ainge on Jayson Tatum: 'We would have picked him with first pick'
Friday, June 23
Boston took Tatum with the No. 3 pick, which they had after their trade with the 76ers
NBA.com - Memphis Grizzlies acquire draft rights to Ivan Rabb and Dillon Brooks
Friday, June 23
Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace announced tonight that the Grizzlies acquired the draft rights to California forward Ivan Rabb (No. 35 overall) from the Orlando Magic for a future second round draft pick and Oregon guard/forward Dillon Brooks (No. 45 overall) from the Houston Rockets for a future second round draft pick.
NBA.com - Milwaukee Bucks trade draft rights to Sindarius Thornwell
Friday, June 23
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Bucks have traded the draft rights to Sindarius Thornwell to the Los Angeles Clippers for cash considerations, said General Manager Jon Horst. Thornwell was the 48th overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.
NBA.com - Portland Trail Blazers acquire draft rights to Zach Collins
Friday, June 23
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired the draft rights to forward Zach Collins from Sacramento in exchange for the draft rights to Justin Jackson and Harry Giles, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Yahoo Sports - 2018 NBA Mock Draft: It’s never to early to look at who will be the best players in college basketball
Friday, June 23
Let's get a glimpse at the best players in next year's draft.
NBA.com - Brooklyn Nets acquire D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov from Los Angeles Lakers
Friday, June 23
BROOKLYN (June 22, 2017) – The Brooklyn Nets have acquired D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Brook Lopez and the rights to Kyle Kuzma, the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Recap
Friday, June 23
Check out the highlights from the 2017 NBA Draft night in Brooklyn, NY where the likes of Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum and the rest of the 2017 NBA Draft Class would learn what team they will be lacing up their sneakers for during the 2017-18 NBA season.
NBA.com - Utah Jazz Acquire Draft Rights to Donovan Mitchell from Denver
Friday, June 23
SALT LAKE CITY (June 22, 2017) – The Utah Jazz have acquired the draft rights to Donovan Mitchell (13th overall pick) from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for forward Trey Lyles and the draft rights to Tyler Lydon (24th overall pick).
Sports Illustrated - Lonzo, The Lakers And An L.A. Dream Come True
Friday, June 23
A hometown product is about to breathe new life into the Lakers. How long until another LA native joins him?
NBA.com - Golden State Warriors acquire draft rights to Jordan Bell from Chicago Bulls
Friday, June 23
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors acquired the draft rights to University of Oregon forward Jordan Bell, the 38th overall selection in the second round of tonight's 2017 NBA Draft, from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced.
NBA.com - Utah Jazz acquire draft rights to Tony Bradley from Los Angeles Lakers
Friday, June 23
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz have acquired the draft rights to Tony Bradley (28th overall pick) from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the draft rights to Josh Hart (30th overall) and the draft rights to Thomas Bryant (42nd overall pick).
NBA.com - Denver Nuggets acquire Trey Lyles, Tyler Lydon from Utah Jazz
Friday, June 23
DENVER – The Denver Nuggets have received Trey Lyles and the rights to Tyler Lydon from the Utah Jazz in exchange for the rights to Donovan Mitchell, Nuggets President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
CBS Sports - LOOK: 'Don't trade Porzingis' billboard displayed near Madison Square Garden
Friday, June 23
Someone in New York clearly doesn't want the Knicks to trade their prized unicorn
FOX Sports - A record number of freshmen were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
Only two seniors were drafted in the first round -- also a record.
NBA.com - L.A. Clippers acquire rights to Sindarius Thornwell
Friday, June 23
The L.A. Clippers have acquired the draft rights to University of South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell, the 48th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for cash considerations.
FOX Sports - Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft
Friday, June 23
MIAMI (AP) Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the NBA draft.
CBS Sports - 2017 NBA Draft: Grades and breakdown for each and every draft selection
Friday, June 23
See who nailed it and who whiffed with our grades for every pick of the 2017 NBA Draft
CBS Sports - 2017 NBA Draft picks: Complete results, full list of players selected, grades, highlights
Friday, June 23
Full results of all 60 picks of the 2017 NBA Draft
FOX Sports - Pelicans get Duke's Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
Friday, June 23
The New Orleans Pelicans traded up to the top of the second round
Sports Illustrated - 2017 NBA Draft Grades: Best And Worst Picks
Friday, June 23
The Sixers and Wolves took home high marks form the 2017 NBA draft, while the Celtics and Knicks left us scratching our heads once again.
NBA.com - Charlotte Hornets acquire draft rights to Dwayne Bacon from Pelicans
Friday, June 23
The Charlotte Hornets tonight acquired the draft rights to 40th overall pick Dwayne Bacon and cash considerations from the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for the draft rights to 31st overall pick Frank Jackson.
CBS Sports - 2017 NBA Draft winners and losers: Sixers, Wolves prevail; LaVar sets up Lonzo to fail
Friday, June 23
Highlights and lowlights, including several ways the Bulls found to lose
FOX Sports - NBA Draft grades for all 30 teams, from the Lakers (A+) to the Bulls (F-)
Friday, June 23
Here's how every team did in the 2017 NBA Draft -- even those without picks.
Yahoo Sports - Kristaps Porzingis is still a Knick (for now), which made for a glorious draft night in N.Y.
Friday, June 23
Phil Jackson hasn't shipped out the skilled forward just yet. Unfortunately for Knicks fans, the team's dysfunction also hasn't left town.
Yahoo Sports - NBA draft 2017: 7 of the top undrafted players available
Friday, June 23
The Sixers undrafted players factory may have come to a close but the Nets and Kings have just begun their search for a Robert Covington. Among the remaining names are a number of high-profile college players including P.J. Dozier, Cameron Oliver, Nigel Hayes, Melo Trimble, Isaiah Briscoe, Derrick Walton
Basketball Insiders - 2017 NBA Draft-Day Trades
Friday, June 23
Check out all of draft night's trades with instant analysis here!
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 37 Instant Analysis: Semi Ojeleye
Friday, June 23
The Boston Celtics select Semi Ojeleye with the thirty-seven pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
CBS Sports - Lonzo Ball explains relationship with LaVar on draft night: 'My dad talks, I play'
Friday, June 23
On draft night, Lonzo Ball said dealing with his dad isn't a problem
Yahoo Sports - What are the biggest NBA storylines heading into summer?
Friday, June 23
SI'S panel of experts breaks down the NBA hot topics heading into the summer?
RealGM - Pacers: We're Not Going To Make Bad Paul George Trade
Friday, June 23
Pacers: We're Not Going To Make Bad Paul George Trade
CBS Sports - NBA Draft: Celtics swing big with Jayson Tatum, who gives them something new
Friday, June 23
Boston used the No. 3 pick on the Duke forward, hoping he can develop into a dominant scorer
Yahoo Sports - From Houston to the NBA: Local athletes hoping to hear their name called during draft
Friday, June 23
From the courts of Cypress Lakes High School to the University of Kentucky, De'Aaron Fox will have an opportunity of a lifetime tonight in New York.
Yahoo Sports - Once a projected lottery pick, Cal's Ivan Rabb plummets into the second round
Friday, June 23
Memphis selected Rabb with the 35th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, about 25 spots after he would have been taken last June.
CBS Sports - LOOK: Thunder draft Terrance Ferguson, who appears to be huge Warriors fan
Friday, June 23
This could get awkward for OKC fans, who lost their superstar to Golden State
CBS Sports - NBA Draft 2017: Warriors reportedly pay $3.5M for second-round pick Jordan Bell
Friday, June 23
Golden State didn't have a pick in this year's draft, but they found a player they wanted
ESPN - 'The sky's the limit' for NBA draft mystery man Frank Ntilikina
Friday, June 23
'The sky's the limit' for NBA draft mystery man Frank Ntilikina
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 33 Instant Analysis: Wesley Iwundu
Friday, June 23
The Orlando Magic select Wesley Iwundu with the thirty-third pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
Yahoo Sports - LaVar Ball got booed out of Barclays Center during the NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
LaVar Ball was treated like a controversial celebrity by fans at the NBA Draft — because, well, that's basically what he has become.
RealGM - Bulls Sell No. 38 Pick To Warriors For $3.5M
Friday, June 23
Bulls Sell No. 38 Pick To Warriors For $3.5M
Sports Illustrated - Trade Grades: Jazz Ship Trey Lyles To Nuggets For Donovan Mitchell
Friday, June 23
Who won the draft-day trade between the Nuggets and Jazz? Let's grade the deal.
Sports Illustrated - Watch: LaVar Ball gets booed mercilessly by crowd at NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
LaVar Ball is here to stay, NBA fans.
Basketball Insiders - #30 – Josh Hart – Los Angeles Lakers
Friday, June 23
After acquiring it along with the 42nd pick in exchange for sending the 28th pick to the Utah Jazz, the Los Angeles Lakers drafted former Villanova standout Josh Hart with the 30th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Hart, a senior, was extremely productive at Villanova and projects as a relatively NBA-ready player right away. […]
Sports Illustrated - Kyle O'Quinn vouches for Knicks teammate Porzingis amid exit interview controversy
Friday, June 23
Kyle O'Quinn called Knicks teammate Kristaps Porzingis a "professional" during Sports Illustrated's live NBA draft show on Thursday. 
Basketball Insiders - #29 – Derrick White – San Antonio Spurs
Friday, June 23
With the No. 29 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected guard Derrick White out of the University of Colorado. One of the bigger point guards in the draft, White stands at 6-foot-5 with a wingspan of 6-foot-8 and an 8-foot-6 standing reach. In his lone season at Colorado, White […]
Basketball Insiders - #28 – Tony Bradley – Utah Jazz
Friday, June 23
With the number 28 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Utah Jazz select Tony Bradley.
CBS Sports - Report: Jimmy Butler learned about Wolves trade in middle of the night in Paris
Friday, June 23
Butler was overseas with other NBA players when he heard the Bulls had traded him
Yahoo Sports - The Vertical's first-round draft analysis
Friday, June 23
A breakdown of every player taken in the first 30 picks of Thursday's NBA draft.
ESPN - Knicks owner James Dolan sang the blues -- literally -- during Thursday's NBA draft
Friday, June 23
Knicks owner James Dolan sang the blues -- literally -- during Thursday's NBA draft
ESPN - Butler goes to Wolves in draft-night mega-deal
Friday, June 23
Butler goes to Wolves in draft-night mega-deal
Yahoo Sports - 2017 Draft Pick 1: Markelle Fultz
Friday, June 23
The Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz with the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
CBS Sports - LaVar Ball booed as he leaves Barclay's during NBA Draft, leaves hat as parting gift
Friday, June 23
The crowd at draft let themselves be heard, but nothing could get under Ball's skin Thursday night
Yahoo Sports - Cavaliers watch NBA draft as Billups watch continues
Friday, June 23
CLEVELAND (AP) — No pick. No picker.
ESPN - Fans should remember son Lonzo Ball is no LaVar
Friday, June 23
Fans should remember son Lonzo Ball is no LaVar
RealGM - Dwyane Wade Still Exercising $23.8M Option With Bulls Despite Butler Trade
Friday, June 23
Dwyane Wade Still Exercising $23.8M Option With Bulls Despite Butler Trade
CBS Sports - NBA Draft 2017: De'Aaron Fox wants to be a franchise-changer for the Kings
Friday, June 23
Sacramento finally has its point guard after taking the Kentucky product with the No. 5 pick on Thursday
CBS Sports - Josh Jackson says of teams who passed on him in NBA Draft: 'One day they'll be sorry'
Friday, June 23
Jackson goes No. 4 overall to the Suns, and is eager to face the best in the desert
Sports Illustrated - Jimmy Butler's trainer rips Bulls GM and calls him 'a liar'
Friday, June 23
Jimmy Butler's personal trainer called Bulls general manager a "liar."
ESPN - Jackson extols Ntilikina's hoops IQ, 'athleticism'
Friday, June 23
Jackson extols Ntilikina's hoops IQ, 'athleticism'
Basketball Insiders - #27 – Kyle Kuzma – Los Angeles Lakers
Friday, June 23
The Los Angeles Lakers have selected Kyle Kuzma with the 27th overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft.
Yahoo Sports - Here are the best fashion statements from the NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
The latest crop of NBA talent officially made its way into the league during Thursday night's draft, and many players made sure to wear something eye-catching for the life-changing occasion. While Lonzo Ball and his outspoken dad LaVar went with a classic black-on-black look, other prospects added
ESPN - Lakers' Walton shrugs off LaVar's playoff boast
Friday, June 23
Lakers' Walton shrugs off LaVar's playoff boast
Sports Illustrated - The best (and worst) old tweets from 2017 NBA draft picks
Friday, June 23
Newly drafted NBA players had some of their old tweets exposed during the 2017 draft. 
Basketball Insiders - #26 – Caleb Swanigan – Portland Trail Blazers
Friday, June 23
The Portland Trail Blazers have drafted Caleb Swanigan with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Basketball Insiders - #25 – Anzejs Pasecniks – Philadelphia 76ers
Friday, June 23
With the 25th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers have selected Anzejs Pasecniks from Latvia. It was reported just prior to the selection that the Orlando Magic traded the No. 25 pick to the 76ers in exchange for a first-round pick in 2020 and a second-round pick in 2020. Listed at 7-foot-2, Pasecniks […]
CBS Sports - 76ers got a new nickname during the NBA Draft courtesy of Joel Embiid: The FEDS
Friday, June 23
The FEDS are coming, and it's not just for your second round picks anymore
Yahoo Sports - It's time for LaVar Ball to take a backseat to his son Lonzo
Friday, June 23
LaVar Ball deserves credit for engineering his son getting picked by the Lakers. Now he'd be wise to let Lonzo do his thing.
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 21 Instant Analysis: Terrance Ferguson
Friday, June 23
The Oklahoma Thunder select Terrance Ferguson with the twenty-first pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
Basketball Insiders - Lakers Sending Jazz No. 28 Overall Pick
Friday, June 23
The Utah Jazz have a deal to acquire the Lakers No. 28 pick and will draft UNC’s Tony Bradley, sources say. The Utah Jazz have a deal to acquire the Lakers No. 28 pick and will draft UNC’s Tony Bradley, sources say. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017 Utah will trade Nos. 30 and […]
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 22 Instant Analysis: Jarrett Allen
Friday, June 23
The Brooklyn Nets select Jarrett Allen with the twenty-second pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
Basketball Insiders - #24 – Tyler Lydon – Denver Nuggets
Friday, June 23
After moving down from the 13th slot and obtaining Trey Lyles from the Jazz in return for the swap, the Denver Nuggets selected former Syracuse sophomore Tyler Lydon with the 24th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Lydon, an All-ACC Honorable Mention last year for Syracuse, adds another bit of intrigue to what’s now a […]
Basketball Insiders - Magic Sending No. 25 Overall Pick To 76ers
Friday, June 23
Sources: Philadelphia is acquiring Orlando’s 25th pick to select Anžejs Pasečņiks. Sources: Philadelphia is acquiring Orlando’s 25th pick to select Anžejs Pasečņiks. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 23, 2017 Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
Basketball Insiders - #23 – OG Anunoby – Toronto Raptors
Friday, June 23
With the 23rd pick in the NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors select OG Anunoby out of Indiana University.
Basketball Insiders - #22 – Jarrett Allen – Brooklyn Nets
Friday, June 23
The Brooklyn Nets have drafted Jarrett Allen with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Basketball Insiders - Grizzlies Acquire No. 35 Overall Pick from Magic
Friday, June 23
Memphis has acquired the 35th overall pick from Orlando, league source tells @TheVertical. Memphis has acquired the 35th overall pick from Orlando, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017 The Magic will receive Brooklyn’s second-round pick in 2019 in exchange for tonight’s 35th pick. The Magic will receive Brooklyn’s second-round pick […]
Basketball Insiders - Jazz, Nuggets Swapping First Round Picks
Friday, June 23
Utah will send Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick to Denver for No. 13, league source tells @TheVertical. Utah will send Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick to Denver for No. 13, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017 Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Yahoo Sports - OG Anunoby could be the steal of the NBA draft, if healthy
Friday, June 23
OG Anunoby might be the biggest steal of this draft class after Toronto took him with the 23 in the 2017 NBA draft. Anunoby tore his ACL in January this past season, but was just catching his stride on both ends at Indiana.
Basketball Insiders - Kings, Trail Blazers Swapping First Round Picks
Friday, June 23
Sacramento is trading the No. 10 pick to Portland for Nos. 15 and 20 in draft, league sources tell @TheVertical. Sacramento is trading the No. 10 pick to Portland for Nos. 15 and 20 in draft, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017 Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Yahoo Sports - Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings
Friday, June 23
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Portland Trail Blazers traded the No. 15 and No. 20 picks in the NBA draft to Sacramento in exchange for the No. 10 pick, Gonzaga center Zach Collins. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the deal had not
Yahoo Sports - Take-Two Interactive Sees Big Profit Potential in Esports
Friday, June 23
As esports continues its rapid ascent in popularity around the world, Take-Two no longer sees it as merely a marketing tool -- there's big profit to gain.
Basketball Insiders - #21 – Terrance Ferguson – Oklahoma City Thunder
Friday, June 23
Desperately needing another wing, the Thunder have decided to take guard Terrance Ferguson with the 21st overall pick.
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 17 Instant Analysis: D.J. Wilson
Friday, June 23
The Milwaukee Bucks select T.J Leaf with the seventeenth pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
Basketball Insiders - #20 – Harry Giles – Sacramento Kings
Friday, June 23
The Sacramento Kings have drafted Harry Giles with the No. 20 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
CBS Sports - NBA Draft: Jimmy Butler must re-sign with the Wolves for trade to truly pay off
Friday, June 23
This is an amazing move for Minnesota, with playoff contention -- and more -- possible
Basketball Insiders - #19 – John Collins – Atlanta Hawks
Friday, June 23
The Atlanta Hawks selected John Collins with the No 19 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft
CBS Sports - WATCH: Magic Johnson's call, dance after Lonzo Ball goes to Lakers in NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
The Lakers' new GM made his big board perfectly apparent after drafting Ball
Sports Illustrated - Fans apparently kicked out of James Dolan concert for yelling 'You're a terrible singer!'
Friday, June 23
James Dolan's concert on NBA Draft night didn't go so smoothly.
CBS Sports - NBA Draft: Newest Hornet Malik Monk says he can beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1
Friday, June 23
The Kentucky product wasn't lacking for confidence after being selected with the No. 11 pick
Yahoo Sports - NBA trade rumors: Timberwolves put finishing touches on rebuild by stealing Jimmy Butler
Friday, June 23
NEW YORK — This was a heist for Timberwolves honcho Tom Thibodeau. He's been after Jimmy Butler, one of his former (and favorite) players, since last year's draft. Thibodeau struck out on his pursuit then, but on Thursday night, he got his man: The Wolves completed a deal for Butler that sends
Sports Illustrated - Trade Grades: Wolves Fleece Bulls In Jimmy Butler Blockbuster
Friday, June 23
Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau are being reunited in Minnesota thanks to a questionable trade by the Bulls. We grade the deal.
Yahoo Sports - Is No. 3 pick Jayson Tatum NBA ready?
Friday, June 23
The Vertical Live NBA Draft Show discusses whether the No. 3 overall pick will be able to make an immediate impact.
Basketball Insiders - #18 – T.J Leaf – Indiana Pacers
Friday, June 23
With the No. 18 pick, the Indiana Pacers took forward T.J. Leaf out of UCLA. In his lone season at UCLA, Leaf was the leading scorer at 16.3 points per game for a Bruin team that was the second highest scoring team in the nation. He is a versatile forward whose skills look to translate […]
Yahoo Sports - Suns draft pick Josh Jackson says he and Devin Booker will make a 'nice one-two punch'
Friday, June 23
No. 4 overall NBA draft pick Josh Jackson joins the Yahoo NBA Draft Live crew.
Basketball Insiders - #17 – D.J. Wilson – Milwaukee Bucks
Friday, June 23
With the emergence of Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks are a team that has tickled the imaginations of anyone who watches the NBA. With Greg Monroe exercising his option to remain with the team for the 2017-18 season, with Khris Middleton and Jabari Parker returning, the Bucks hope to find themselves continuing to progress in […]
Basketball Insiders - #16 – Justin Patton – Minnesota Timberwolves
Friday, June 23
With the 16th overall selection, Minnesota took Creighton center Justin Patton. He was the first true center to get picked on the night.
Yahoo Sports - John Collins’ game could blossom beautifully for Hawks if given time
Friday, June 23
Atlanta is getting a worthwhile project to take on in John Collins. Collins will be a developmental project during his early NBA years, but it will be a project worth taking on. Collins averaged 19.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a freshman.
Basketball Insiders - # 15 – Justin Jackson – Sacramento Kings
Friday, June 23
With the No. 15 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings selected
Basketball Insiders - #14 – Bam Adebayo – Miami HEAT
Friday, June 23
With the 14th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Miami HEAT have selected Bam Adebayo from Kentucky. In 38 games at Kentucky this season, Adebayo averaged 13 points, eight rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game. Perhaps most impressive is he shot 60.1 percent from the field. Drafting Adebayo could be insurance for the team should […]
Sports Illustrated - Joel Embiid tells Ben Simmons to dunk all over Lonzo Ball after Lakers' pick
Friday, June 23
We may be on the cusp of a Joel Embiid and LaVar Ball rivalry.
ESPN - Embiid, Simmons take shots at Ball family following Lakers' pick
Friday, June 23
Embiid, Simmons take shots at Ball family following Lakers' pick
CBS Sports - NBA Draft: Jazz trade up to take Donovan Mitchell at 13, send Lyles, No. 24 to Denver
Friday, June 23
The Jazz traded up to get a scorer in Donovan Mitchell
Yahoo Sports - With Top Target Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota, The Celtics Make A Push For Paul George
Friday, June 23
The Boston Celtics missed out on Jimmy Butler on NBA draft night, but are trying to land Paul George, even as the Lakers have been mentioned as his preferred destination. After trading out of the No. 1 slot in the draft in a deal with the Sixers, the Celtics landed Jayson Tatum, a 6-8 shooter from Duke
Basketball Insiders - #13 – Donovan Mitchell – Utah Jazz
Friday, June 23
For the second consecutive year, a smart trade from GM Dennis Lindsey during the draft changed opinions for the Utah Jazz on the fly. After nabbing George Hill by giving up the 12th pick last year, Lindsey packaged 2015 draftee Trey Lyles and the 24th pick this season to Denver for the 13th pick (per […]
CBS Sports - NBA Draft 2017: Bulls, Wolves fans react to Jimmy Butler trade on Twitter
Friday, June 23
We didn't have to wait long for the first blockbuster trade of the NBA Draft
Basketball Insiders - #12 – Luke Kennard – Detroit Pistons
Friday, June 23
With the No. 12 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons selected Luke Kennard, shooting guard out of Duke University. After reaching the playoffs in 2016, the Pistons won eight fewer games this past season and missed out on the festivities. One of the primary areas where the Pistons needed immediate help was […]
Yahoo Sports - 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No.1 overall pick in NBA Draft
Friday, June 23
The crew of the Yahoo NBA Draft Live show breaks down top pick Markelle Fultz as the No.1 overall pick and how he’ll fit in in Philly.
Yahoo Sports - Jazz trade Trey Lyles, No. 24 pick to Nuggets to select Donovan Mitchell at No. 13
Friday, June 23
Jazz seem to be building for the future, a future potentially without Gordon Hayward. The Utah Jazz have traded forward Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick in the 2017 NBA draft to the Denver Nuggets. In exchange, the Jazz receive the No. 13 pick to select Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell.
Sports Illustrated - Who is TJ Leaf? Scouting report, bio, analysis of NBA draft prospect
Friday, June 23
Get to know TJ Leaf, a former UCLA standout and 2017 NBA draft pick.
CBS Sports - Grade the trade: Wolves cash in on NBA Draft Day, land Jimmy Butler from Bulls
Friday, June 23
The Timberwolves get an A+ for this blockbuster trade, while the Bulls get a D-
Yahoo Sports - Biggest winners and losers of the NBA draft
Friday, June 23
The Timberwolves made the biggest splash with their draft night trade for Jimmy Butler, but the Hornets and Suns were also winners.
RealGM - Jazz Select Donovan Mitchell At No. 13, Trading Trey Lyles, No. 24 To Denver
Friday, June 23
Jazz Select Donovan Mitchell At No. 13, Trading Trey Lyles, No. 24 To Denver
ESPN - Tatum goes to Celts after assist from Coach K
Friday, June 23
Tatum goes to Celts after assist from Coach K
CBS Sports - Report: Kings trade No. 10 pick in NBA Draft to Trail Blazers, who select Zach Collins
Friday, June 23
The Kings have traded down for two extra first round picks from the Trail Blazers
RealGM - Celtics Unwilling To Trade No. 3 In 2017 Or Brooklyn's 2018 Pick To Bulls For Jimmy Butler
Friday, June 23
Celtics Unwilling To Trade No. 3 In 2017 Or Brooklyn's 2018 Pick To Bulls For Jimmy Butler
Sports Illustrated - Watch: Knicks fans don't seem to mind Frank Ntilikina pick at No. 8
Friday, June 23
The Knicks fans actually didn't hate the Frank Ntilikina pick.
RealGM - Blazers Move Up To No. 10 With Kings To Select Zach Collins
Friday, June 23
Blazers Move Up To No. 10 With Kings To Select Zach Collins
Yahoo Sports - 2017 NBA Draft Pick 3 Instant Analysis: Jayson Tatum
Friday, June 23
The Boston Celtics select Jayson Tatum with the third pick in the 2017 NBA draft and the NBATV crew breaks down his game.
Yahoo Sports - NBA Draft results: Frank Ntilikina will be a project worth taking on for the Knicks
Friday, June 23
It will take Frank Ntilikina some time to shine, but if New York is patient, it could have a star. The future for the Knicks could be bright if Frank Ntilikina pans out the way they believe he can. The 6’5 point guard was selected with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 NBA draft.
Yahoo Sports - Jimmy Butler goes to Wolves, as Bulls begin rebuild with draft night blockbuster
Friday, June 23
The Bulls and Wolves pulled off the first blockbuster deal of draft night, with All-Star Jimmy Butler going to Minnesota.
RealGM - Celtics, Pacers Engage More Seriously On Paul George Trade
Friday, June 23
Celtics, Pacers Engage More Seriously On Paul George Trade
Sports Illustrated - LaVar Ball says 'Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year'
Friday, June 23
LaVar Ball says that his son Lonzo Ball will "take the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year."
Sports Illustrated - Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves for LaVine, No. 7 pick in NBA draft blockbuster
Thursday, June 22
Jimmy Butler is headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a blockbuster NBA Draft night trade.
Sports Illustrated - Watch: LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers
Thursday, June 22
LaVar Ball went nuts after Lonzo Ball was selected with the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft by the Lakers.
Sports Illustrated - Kwame Brown: Michael Jordan never brought me to tears
Thursday, June 22
Kwame Brown denied Michael Jordan made him cry as a rookie with the Wizards. 
RealGM - Bulls Agree To Trade Jimmy Butler To Wolves For No. 7, Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn
Thursday, June 22
Bulls Agree To Trade Jimmy Butler To Wolves For No. 7, Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn
Sports Illustrated - Paul George trade rumors: Celtics talks for Pacers star have stalled
Thursday, June 22
The Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers reportedly remain in potential Paul George trade talks
Sports Illustrated - 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 NBA draft
Thursday, June 22
Markelle Fultz of Washington now has a new home in Philadelphia.
RealGM - Jazz Explore Trading For Ricky Rubio
Thursday, June 22
Jazz Explore Trading For Ricky Rubio
RealGM - Jazz Receiving Trade Offers For Derrick Favors
Thursday, June 22
Jazz Receiving Trade Offers For Derrick Favors
RealGM - Raptors Pursuing Jonas Valanciunas Trade Scenarios
Thursday, June 22
Raptors Pursuing Jonas Valanciunas Trade Scenarios
Yahoo Sports - Sources: Nuggets eye deals for Bledsoe, Butler
Thursday, June 22
Chris Haynes Close Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer Follow on Twitter Jeff Goodman Close Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider Joined ESPN as a college basketball Insider in June 2013 Previously wrote for CBSSports.com and FOXSports.com Follow on Twitter The Denver Nuggets have held separate discussions Thursday leading
Yahoo Sports - Report: Suns discussing trade of Eric Bledsoe to Nuggets
Thursday, June 22
Of all the wild rumors flying around on draft day, this one makes some of the most sense.
RealGM - Rockets Continue To Pursue Trade For Paul George
Thursday, June 22
Rockets Continue To Pursue Trade For Paul George
RealGM - Suns Discuss Eric Bledsoe Trade With Bulls, Nuggets
Thursday, June 22
Suns Discuss Eric Bledsoe Trade With Bulls, Nuggets
Sports Illustrated - 2017 NBA draft grades: Hawks opt for project in John Collins
Thursday, June 22
How will the Hawks use their picks in the 2017 NBA draft? We’re breaking down every selection below.
Sports Illustrated - Who is Anzejs Pasecniks? Scouting report, bio, analysis of NBA draft prospect
Thursday, June 22
Anzejs Pasecniks, while not well known, is a touted prospect entering the 2017 NBA draft.
RealGM - Cavs, Spurs Discuss Danny Green Trade
Thursday, June 22
Cavs, Spurs Discuss Danny Green Trade
RealGM - Harry Giles' Medical Info Viewed With More Optimism By Teams Than Expected
Thursday, June 22
Harry Giles' Medical Info Viewed With More Optimism By Teams Than Expected
RealGM - Knicks Seeking 3rd Pick, Brooklyn 2018 1st, Brown, Crowder From Celtics For Porzingis
Thursday, June 22
Knicks Seeking 3rd Pick, Brooklyn 2018 1st, Brown, Crowder From Celtics For Porzingis
RealGM - Knicks Have 'So Far' Yet To Find Team To Meet Trade Price On Kristaps Porzingis
Thursday, June 22
Knicks Have 'So Far' Yet To Find Team To Meet Trade Price On Kristaps Porzingis
RealGM - Report: Phil Jackson Fell In And Out Of Sleep During Draft Workout
Thursday, June 22
Report: Phil Jackson Fell In And Out Of Sleep During Draft Workout
RealGM - Blazers Haven't Ruled Out Trading For LaMarcus Aldridge If Spurs Take Matching Salary
Thursday, June 22
Blazers Haven't Ruled Out Trading For LaMarcus Aldridge If Spurs Take Matching Salary
RealGM - Wolves Pursuing Trade For Jimmy Butler, Paul George
Thursday, June 22
Wolves Pursuing Trade For Jimmy Butler, Paul George
RealGM - George Hill, Spurs Have Mutual Interest
Thursday, June 22
George Hill, Spurs Have Mutual Interest
RealGM - Cavs' Pursuit Of George, Butler Ends As Kevin Love Not Generating Enough Interest
Thursday, June 22
Cavs' Pursuit Of George, Butler Ends As Kevin Love Not Generating Enough Interest
RealGM - LaMarcus Aldridge Wants Trade From Spurs
Thursday, June 22
LaMarcus Aldridge Wants Trade From Spurs
RealGM - Spurs Have 'Strong Interest' In Chris Paul, Derrick Rose
Thursday, June 22
Spurs Have 'Strong Interest' In Chris Paul, Derrick Rose
RealGM - New Max Contracts Detailed At $99M Salary Cap For 17-18
Thursday, June 22
New Max Contracts Detailed At $99M Salary Cap For 17-18
RealGM - Multiple Teams Interested In Trading Up For Josh Jackson
Thursday, June 22
Multiple Teams Interested In Trading Up For Josh Jackson
RealGM - Suns Consider Devin Booker Untouchable In Kristaps Porzingis Trade Talks
Thursday, June 22
Suns Consider Devin Booker Untouchable In Kristaps Porzingis Trade Talks
RealGM - Rosen: Kristaps Porzingis 'Susceptible To Injuries, But General Attitude Most Troubling'
Thursday, June 22
Rosen: Kristaps Porzingis 'Susceptible To Injuries, But General Attitude Most Troubling'
Yahoo Sports - Watch The Vertical NBA Draft LIVE
Thursday, June 22
The NBA draft is Thursday, and you’ll want to watch our coverage with Adrian Wojnarowski and The Vertical team.
RealGM - Dunc'd On: Cap Going Down, Porzingis Rumors, Other News, Malik Monk, ORL Offseason
Thursday, June 22
Dunc'd On: Cap Going Down, Porzingis Rumors, Other News, Malik Monk, ORL Offseason
ESPN - Sources: Billups weighing offer from Cavs
Thursday, June 22
Sources: Billups weighing offer from Cavs
RealGM - Joel Embiid Recruits Kristaps Porzingis With 'Exit Meeting' Joke
Thursday, June 22
Joel Embiid Recruits Kristaps Porzingis With 'Exit Meeting' Joke
ESPN - Sixers break record for season-ticket sales
Thursday, June 22
Sixers break record for season-ticket sales
ESPN - Sources: Rockets targeting CP3, Griffin, others
Wednesday, June 21
Sources: Rockets targeting CP3, Griffin, others
ESPN - NBA draft: Pick-by-pick fantasy basketball reaction
Wednesday, June 21
NBA draft: Pick-by-pick fantasy basketball reaction
ESPN - Dwight Howard traded while hosting Twitter Q&A with fans about trades
Wednesday, June 21
Dwight Howard traded while hosting Twitter Q&A with fans about trades
ESPN - Hawks and Hornets use Twitter to complete ultimate social media trade
Wednesday, June 21
Hawks and Hornets use Twitter to complete ultimate social media trade
ESPN - How the Cavs broke up with GM Griffin despite LeBron's wishes
Tuesday, June 20
How the Cavs broke up with GM Griffin despite LeBron's wishes
ESPN - The most likely All-Star in the 2017 NBA draft
Tuesday, June 20
The most likely All-Star in the 2017 NBA draft
ESPN - The best picks from every NBA draft slot
Tuesday, June 20
The best picks from every NBA draft slot
ESPN - 2017 finalists, predictions and latest news
Monday, June 19
2017 finalists, predictions and latest news