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NBA Twitter reacts to the Thunder landing the 2nd pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery
NBA Twitter reacts to the Thunder landing the 2nd pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery

NBA Twitter reacts to the Thunder landing the Xth and Xth picks in 2022 NBA draft lottery:

AP source: Ham, Atkinson get second interviews with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets have scheduled second interviews with Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham and Warriors assistant coach Kenny Atkinson this week, along with former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts for their head coaching vacancy, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Hornets fired James Borrego as coach after going 43-39 this season and finishing in 10th place in the Eastern Conference.

Marina Mabrey with a 2-pointer vs. Washington Mystics
Marina Mabrey with a 2-pointer vs. Washington Mystics

Marina Mabrey (Dallas Wings) with a 2-pointer vs. Washington Mystics, 05/17/2022

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (Washington Mystics) with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings, 05/17/2022

Kayla Thornton with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics
Kayla Thornton with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics

Kayla Thornton (Dallas Wings) with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics, 05/17/2022

Marina Mabrey with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics
Marina Mabrey with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics

Marina Mabrey (Dallas Wings) with a 3-pointer vs. Washington Mystics, 05/17/2022

Myisha Hines-Allen with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings
Myisha Hines-Allen with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings

Myisha Hines-Allen (Washington Mystics) with a 3-pointer vs. Dallas Wings, 05/17/2022

Orlando Magic win No. 1 pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery
Orlando Magic win No. 1 pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery

The ping pong balls bounced in Orlando's favor, landing the Magic the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in franchise history.

Reaction: Rockets land No. 3 overall pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery
Reaction: Rockets land No. 3 overall pick in 2022 NBA draft lottery

Houston now owns the No. 3 pick in the NBA's 2022 first round, which could allow the Rockets to draft Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren, Duke's Paolo Banchero, or Auburn's Jabari Smith.

Magic win the NBA Draft Lottery and will pick No. 1, Kings jump up to fourth
Magic win the NBA Draft Lottery and will pick No. 1, Kings jump up to fourth

Oklahoma City is second and Houston is third.

Betnijah Laney with a First Basket of The Game vs. Connecticut Sun
Betnijah Laney with a First Basket of The Game vs. Connecticut Sun

Betnijah Laney (New York Liberty) with a First Basket of The Game vs. Connecticut Sun, 05/17/2022

Alyssa Thomas with a 2-pointer vs. New York Liberty
Alyssa Thomas with a 2-pointer vs. New York Liberty

Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun) with a 2-pointer vs. New York Liberty, 05/17/2022

Betnijah Laney with an Assist vs. Connecticut Sun
Betnijah Laney with an Assist vs. Connecticut Sun

Betnijah Laney (New York Liberty) with an Assist vs. Connecticut Sun, 05/17/2022

DiJonai Carrington with a Buzzer Beater vs. New York Liberty
DiJonai Carrington with a Buzzer Beater vs. New York Liberty

DiJonai Carrington (Connecticut Sun) with a Buzzer Beater vs. New York Liberty, 05/17/2022

Sami Whitcomb with a 3-pointer vs. Connecticut Sun
Sami Whitcomb with a 3-pointer vs. Connecticut Sun

Sami Whitcomb (New York Liberty) with a 3-pointer vs. Connecticut Sun, 05/17/2022

On this date: Kobe Bryant
On this date: Kobe Bryant's big game leads Lakers to win over Suns

Kobe Bryant went off in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals to lead his Lakers over Steve Nash's Suns.

Troy Weaver reacts to Detroit Pistons falling in NBA draft lottery
Troy Weaver reacts to Detroit Pistons falling in NBA draft lottery

General manager Troy Weaver reacts to Detroit Pistons falling two spots in NBA draft lottery and picking fifth in draft June 23. Filmed May 17, 2022.

Detroit Pistons will pick 5th overall in 2022 NBA draft after falling 2 spots in lottery
Detroit Pistons will pick 5th overall in 2022 NBA draft after falling 2 spots in lottery

Detroit Pistons entered Tuesday's NBA lottery with third-best odds at No. 1, but fell two spots and will pick fifth overall in 2022 NBA draft in June

Al Horford enters health and safety protocols
Al Horford enters health and safety protocols

Gary Washburn: Huge blow for #Celtics. Al Horford (health and safety protocols) and Marcus Smart (foot) both ruled OUT for Game 1 vs. #Heat. Source: Twitter @GwashburnGlobe What's the buzz on Twitter? Barry Jackson @ flasportsbuzz NEW: Celtics ...

Hornets to conduct second interview with Kenny Atkinson
Hornets to conduct second interview with Kenny Atkinson

Adrian Wojnarowski: The Charlotte Hornets are planning to conduct a second interview with Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson for the franchise's head coaching job, sources tell ESPN. Source: Twitter @wojespn What's the buzz on Twitter? ...

Celtics
Celtics' starters Smart, Horford out for Game 1 against Heat

Smart has a sprained foot, Horford has entered health and safety protocols.

Report: Robert Williams should be able to play "significant minutes" for Celtics in Game 1 vs. Heat
Report: Robert Williams should be able to play "significant minutes" for Celtics in Game 1 vs. Heat

Amid news that Al Horford and Marcus Smart will miss Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics reportedly have at least some good news on the injury front Tuesday.

Celtics rule Smart, Horford out for Game 1 against Heat
Celtics rule Smart, Horford out for Game 1 against Heat

MIAMI (AP) Boston was without two starters for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night, with Al Horford entering the NBA's health and safety protocols and Marcus Smart unable to play because of a mid-foot sprain. The Celtics announced those updates about three hours before the series opener against the Miami Heat. Derrick White was added to the starting lineup in Smart's place, and Grant Williams was starting in place of Horford.

Celtics injury update: Al Horford in protocols, OUT with Marcus Smart (foot sprain) for Game 1 vs. Heat
Celtics injury update: Al Horford in protocols, OUT with Marcus Smart (foot sprain) for Game 1 vs. Heat

Neither player will suit up for the first contest in the 2022 East finals series.

Chet Holmgren: I can be a 50-40-90 player
Chet Holmgren: I can be a 50-40-90 player

David Hardisty: Chet Holmgren says he thinks he can be a "50-40-90 player" in the NBA. He believes his ability to create his own shot and score on his own will be on display. Source: Twitter @clutchfans What's the buzz on Twitter? Marc J. Spears @ ...

Warriors get good Otto Porter Jr. news before Game 1 vs. Mavericks
Warriors get good Otto Porter Jr. news before Game 1 vs. Mavericks

All signs point to Otto Porter Jr. playing in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

NBA playoff picks: Heat vs. Celtics, Mavericks vs. Warriors; who reaches NBA Finals?
NBA playoff picks: Heat vs. Celtics, Mavericks vs. Warriors; who reaches NBA Finals?

For the second time in three seasons, Heat and Celtics will play in the East finals. In the West, the veteran Warriors face the upstart Mavericks.

Celtics vs. Heat predictions: Roundup of expert picks for Eastern Conference Finals
Celtics vs. Heat predictions: Roundup of expert picks for Eastern Conference Finals

Will the Celtics or Heat advance to the 2022 NBA Finals? Here's a roundup of expert predictions for the Eastern Conference Finals.

Jeff Hornacek, Will Weaver not returning as Rockets assistants
Jeff Hornacek, Will Weaver not returning as Rockets assistants

Mark Berman: NBA source: Assistant coaches Jeff Hornacek and Will Weaver will not return to the Rockets staff for 2022-23 season Source: Twitter @MarkBermanFox26 More on this storyline Mike Brown's cellphone was filled with congratulatory text ...

Bleacher Report recommends trade that would send Lu Dort to Trail Blazers
Bleacher Report recommends trade that would send Lu Dort to Trail Blazers

While Lu Dort is a fan favorite, the possibility of owning two top-six picks is hard to pass up on.

Report: Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham serious candidate for Hornets job
Report: Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham serious candidate for Hornets job

Former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts is also interviewing.

MSU basketball drops in latest ESPN Bracketology update for 2022-23 season
MSU basketball drops in latest ESPN Bracketology update for 2022-23 season

See where ESPN's Joe Lunardi has Michigan State in his early NCAA Tournament projection for the 2022-23 season

Former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts to interview for Hornets job
Former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts to interview for Hornets job

Charlotte continues their coaching search as they add another candidate to their list.

What Steve Kerr texted Warriors GM Bob Myers during Game 6 vs. Grizzlies
What Steve Kerr texted Warriors GM Bob Myers during Game 6 vs. Grizzlies

As Steve Kerr helplessly watched the Western Conference semifinals play out from home, Warriors general manager Bob Myers was there to listen.

Hornets interviewing Terry Stotts for head coaching position
Hornets interviewing Terry Stotts for head coaching position

Shams Charania: The Charlotte Hornets will interview former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts for their head coaching job this week, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania What's the buzz on Twitter? Shams Charania @ ...

Lynx seeking answers after another 0-4 start to season

This definitely wasn't the start that the Minnesota Lynx envisioned to their season - the final of Sylvia Fowles' career. For the second consecutive year the Lynx have lost their first four games. "We'll do what we have to do to get where we want to go, because there's only one path," Reeve recently said.

Stephen Curry stops interview to celebrate reporter calling him
Stephen Curry stops interview to celebrate reporter calling him 'two-way player'

Stephen Curry is an underrated defender. Which doesn't sit well with him.

Transfer portal finished, here
Transfer portal finished, here's a look at Arkansas' basketball roster

Arkansas will have six new players freshmen and five additions from the transfer portal.

NBA DFS Picks and Fantasy Basketball Building Blocks for Today, Tuesday | 5/17/22
NBA DFS Picks and Fantasy Basketball Building Blocks for Today, Tuesday | 5/17/22

Tuesday, May 17, brings the first game on the NBA Eastern Conference Finals with Miami hosting Boston in a featured slate tipping off at 8:30 p.m. ET on Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel. Below, we will examine the player pool and break down the best NBA DFS picks today for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo lineups. NBA […] The post NBA DFS Picks and Fantasy Basketball Building Blocks for Today, Tuesday | 5/17/22 appeared first on Awesemo.com.

Derrick Favors officially picks up 2022-23 player option
Derrick Favors officially picks up 2022-23 player option

Derrick Favors had until June 29 to make a decision.

Celtics give new update on Marcus Smart
Celtics give new update on Marcus Smart's injury before Game 1 vs. Heat

Celtics head coach Ime Udoka provided a fresh update on Marcus Smart's status for Game 1 against the Heat after his team's shootaround Tuesday morning.

Derrick Favors opts in for 2022-23
Derrick Favors opts in for 2022-23

Shams Charania: Oklahoma City Thunder center Derrick Favors has opted into his $10.2 million player option for the 2022-23 season, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania What's the buzz on Twitter? Shams Charania @ ...

Woj mentions the Oklahoma City Thunder as a possible team who could sign Deandre Ayton
Woj mentions the Oklahoma City Thunder as a possible team who could sign Deandre Ayton

Should the Thunder offer Deandre Ayton a max contract?

What were the five best plays from the Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks East semis?
What were the five best plays from the Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks East semis?

The Celtics and Bucks just wrapped up an instant classic in round two of the NBA playoffs. What were Boston's best plays of the series?

How to watch Celtics vs. Heat Game 1: Live stream, TV channel, start time and more
How to watch Celtics vs. Heat Game 1: Live stream, TV channel, start time and more

Here's everything you need to know to watch Game 1 of Celtics vs. Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, including NBC Sports Boston's full coverage.

Kevin Harlan on replacing Marv Albert, Reggie Miller-Stan Van Gundy trio for Warriors-Mavericks series
Kevin Harlan on replacing Marv Albert, Reggie Miller-Stan Van Gundy trio for Warriors-Mavericks series

Kevin Harlan is Turner Sports' replacement for Marv Albert as play-by-play voice of the Western Conference finals between the Warriors and Mavericks.

Jay Wright believes NCAA transfer rule, NIL will make college basketball stronger in time
Jay Wright believes NCAA transfer rule, NIL will make college basketball stronger in time

Former Villanova coach didn't say the NCAA's changing landscape was why he retired, but was open about the challenges now facing college programs.

Kevin Durant gets high, talks about weed with David Letterman
Kevin Durant gets high, talks about weed with David Letterman

Kevin Durant surprised David Letterman in a sit-down interview for a Netflix show. "I'm actually high right now."

Three Heat storylines Celtics fans should watch in Eastern Conference Finals
Three Heat storylines Celtics fans should watch in Eastern Conference Finals

While the Bucks were powered by one megastar, the Heat are a bit trickier to read. Here are three Miami storylines to watch that could alter the course of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Celtics.

Duke Paid Coach K Record $12.5 Million in 2020-21, Filings Show
Duke Paid Coach K Record $12.5 Million in 2020-21, Filings Show

Duke University paid Mike Krzyzewski over $12.5 million in 2020-21, according to the school's federal tax filings that year, an amount that rivals the most ever paid by a university to a college head coach during a non-buyout year. For FY21, Krzyzewski's earnings easily topped those of the country's second highest-paid basketball coach, Kansas' Bill […]


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