- 2020-04-08 13:30:30Z
This time of year, members of NBA front offices have their focus split. Half the league is gearing is up for the playoffs, while the other half is beginning offseason preparations. On both sides, a shared deadline is looming: the 2020 NBA Draft is about two-and-a-half months away. For playoff teams, this means keeping an
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The rest of the NBA season is still in doubt, but the NBA Draft is still scheduled for late June. Here's how A. Sherrod Blakely sees things developing, with the Celtics considering a couple of international draft-and-stash prospects.
Brooklyn Nets wing Joe Harris recently did a virtual video interview with Nets broadcaster Ian Eagle. The two touched on many subjects, including Harris' upcoming free agency. Harris made it clear his hope is to be back in Brooklyn. He said, ""In the ideal world, I'd play my whole career in Brooklyn. I came in
It's a clean sweep.
He is one of the top athletes in the draft.
Arella Guirantes is headed back to Rutgers instead of choosing to enter the WNBA draft. Oregon's Satou Sabally, Texas A&M's Chennedy Carter and UConn's Megan Walker have submitted their paperwork to enter the draft. While its been common place for years for underclassmen to enter the NBA draft early, the WNBA has seen more eligible underclassmen players do it over the past few seasons, including last season's No. 1 pick, Jackie Young.
After the play-in round saw three upsets by seed, how will the field be whittled down in the First Round?
Arturas Karnisovas has a good reputation for both drafting and setting up a system to develop talent.
Will the owners and players agree to salary cap smoothing?
The quarterfinal round of the league's players-only NBA 2K video-game tournament will resume Thursday with quarterfinals that were originally set for Tuesday.
After some name candidates take themselves out of the running, the reports that Paxson is willing to step aside came out.
Stanford's Oscar da Silva and Andy Katz discuss how the guard is staying in shape after moving back to Germany to be near his family during the current coronavirus pandemic. da Silva also talks about his crowded flight to Munich and the Cardinal's big step forward during the 2019-20 season.
He's projected to be taken in the teens.
Should Golden State draft Toopin, he'd need extra bags to fit all of his awards on an eventual flight to San Francisco.
"I think a lot of guys are going to be hurting especially people on minimums or people that didn't just budget correctly."
In 2007, Garnett facilitated a trade to the Celtics.
The Lakers plan to ask top-level executives to voluntarily defer 20% of their pay as the team navigates its finances during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Duke freshman Cassius Stanley is entering the NBA draft. Stanley announced his decision Tuesday after averaging 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds for the Blue Devils, highlighted by his high-flying athleticism. In a statement, the 6-foot-6 guard from Los Angeles said he believed the Blue Devils could have attained his goal of reaching the Final Four and contending for a national championship.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans tweeted about hummus.
Arizona point guard Nico Mannion has joined fellow freshman teammate Zeke Nnaji in declaring for the NBA draft. ''I have decided to declare for the 2020 NBA draft,'' Mannion posted Tuesday on Twitter. Mannion arrived in Tucson as the highest-rated recruit in a class that included Nnaji and Josh Green.
Maryland sophomore Jalen Smith is turning pro after two strong seasons in the Big Ten.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Saddiq Bey of Villanova, Luka Garza of Iowa, Myles Powell of Seton Hall, Peyton Pritchard of Oregon and Obi Toppin of Dayton have earned positional awards from the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Duke's Cassius Stanley is turning pro after an explosive freshman campaign.
Jalen Smith was Maryland's first AP All-American in a decade.
Maryland forward Jalen Smith intends to enter the 2020 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining two years of eligibility. Smith averaged 15.5 points and 10.5 rebounds as a sophomore, helping the Terrapins to a 24-7 finish and a share of the Big Ten regular-season title. Maryland made the NCAA Tournament during Smith's freshman year and was poised to return as a high seed before the coronavirus brought an abrupt end to the 2019-20 season.
"It would take so much more than I think we realize..."
After one season in Tucson, Nico Mannion is turning pro.
Is this a noble sacrifice by rich executives or a mechanism to preserve the wealth of Lakers owner Jeanie Buss?
Kevin Garnett despises Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor.
Russell Crowe disliked his view for the Team USA-Australia exhibition games in Melbourne last August. He wasn't the only one.
UCLA guard Chris Smith, who was the Pac-12 Conference's most improved player this season, announced his intention Tuesday to enter the NBA draft.
Yahoo Sports looks back at some of the most thrilling and historic games in NBA history. On this day in 2019 the Houston Rockets connected on 27 3-pointers in a 149-113 win against the Phoenix Suns to set a single-game record for most 3-pointers made.
Okongwu could be the darling of the NBA in a few seasons.
Another generous gesture from Zach LaVine and the Bulls amid trying times.
Two executives who traded with each other last summer each get major recognition.
Celtics fans know the team's Big 3 of the 1980s and the newer incarnation that led the team to a title in 2008. But on Chris Forsberg's Top 10 list of the best small forwards in C's history, there's another Big 3 that stands alone at the top of the pack.
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"Melo wanted to play right away. It would have had the potential to disrupt the team chemistry."
"We're ready for whatever is thrown at us," Tornoto coach Nick Nurse said.
Villanova wing Saddiq Bey is the most underrated prospect in the 2020 NBA Draft class. At 6-foot-8 and 216 pounds, Bey -- a 20-year old sophomore -- averaged 16.1 points and shot 45 percent from three for Villanova this past season, but the crux of his potential as a pro actually comes on the other
The front of the jersey is inscribed by Jordan in black Sharpie that reads: "Best Wishes/Michael Jordan."
Bill Wennington drew on his experiences with the 90s Bulls to diagnose the root of Lauri Markkanen's third-year regression and offer a solution.
The NBA is hoping this marks a breakthrough in the quest to resume to play.
It's simply too soon to project or predict anything with certainty.
The Warriors will have one of the top picks in the NBA draft, but they won't be able to evaluate their choices properly.
Chris Paul can laugh at some, but not all, of his history with the Warriors.
A symbolic 45 for MJ, Shaq's off to La-La land and the sweep is complete.
A fast and accurate test is the first step in creating a bubble where the playoffs can take place.