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  • Cleveland Cavaliers gamble on former top prospect

    Cleveland Cavaliers gamble on former top prospect

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took a low-risk, high reward gamble following the 2018 NBA Draft when they inked former standout Billy Preston to a deal.  The 6-foot-10 power forward committed to play collegiately at Kansas, but he never took the floor for the Jayhawks. Following a car accident that spurred...
  • LA Clippers envision bright future with new additions

    LA Clippers envision bright future with new additions

    The LA Clippers made their name with Lob City, but the new direction of the organization will feature a plethora of guards. With Blake Griffin out of the picture and DeAndre Jordan eligible to leave via free agency, the organization has reshaped its structure, focusing more on the perimeter...
  • Carmelo Anthony opts to return to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Carmelo Anthony opts to return to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Carmelo Anthony has decided to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder, opting into his contract for the 2018-19 season.  Anthony retained a player option for the final year of his 5-year, $120 million contract that he originally signed with the New York Knicks. The deal will pay Anthony $27.9 million...
  • Denver Nuggets steal the 2018 NBA Draft

    Denver Nuggets steal the 2018 NBA Draft

    The Denver Nuggets might not have had the volume of picks of some other NBA teams, but they made the most with the one that truly counted. With the No. 14 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Nuggets selected Michael Porter Jr.–once thought of as a top-3 player in this year’s selection process. Porter...
  • Top 5 winners in 2018 NBA Draft

    Top 5 winners in 2018 NBA Draft

    The NBA Draft serves as the best resource to rebuild a franchise, and the league held the event  on June 21 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Several teams made a big splash, while others will rely on the talent currently in their organizations. Now that the 2018 NBA Draft has concluded, we take a...
  • LA Clippers select Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jerome Robinson in 2018 NBA Draft

    LA Clippers select Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jerome Robinson in 2018 NBA Draft

    The LA Clippers entered the 2018 NBA Draft with the 12th and 13th pick, and they made the most of the lottery selections. The Clippers walked away with point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, whom they picked at No. 11 following a trade with the Charlotte Hornets, and Jerome Robinson, a shooting guard...
  • Phoenix Suns make Deandre Ayton first-overall pick

    Phoenix Suns make Deandre Ayton first-overall pick

    The Phoenix Suns officially solidified a vision for their future, as they made Arizona big man Deandre Ayton the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.  Ayton has the ability to guard out on the perimeter, which will serve him well in today’s NBA. He can score inside and knock down midrange jumpers, as...
  • Top 5 landing spots for Dwight Howard

    Top 5 landing spots for Dwight Howard

    The Brooklyn Nets will reportedly approach a buyout with center Dwight Howard, and the 8-time All-Star should have the opportunity to pick his next destination. As he finishes up a 3-year, $70 million deal he inked with the Atlanta Hawks, Howard will likely explore situations that put him in a...
  • New York Knicks will rely on youthful roster

    New York Knicks will rely on youthful roster

    Even though rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina endured a rocky first year with the New York Knicks, there is still plenty of reasons for optimism–about both the player and the team as a whole. While the Knicks are seemingly heading into a rebuilding season, they still feature plenty of youth on...
  • Austin Rivers returning to LA Clippers

    Austin Rivers returning to LA Clippers

    Austin Rivers, who had a player option for the 2018-19 season, has reportedly opted in to his contract, meaning he will return next season for the LA Clippers. According to the LA Times, the versatile guard opted in to a deal that will pay him $12 million next year. Otherwise, he would have entered...
  • NBA champion Warriors to play Lakers in T-Mobile Arena exhibition in October

    NBA champion Warriors to play Lakers in T-Mobile Arena exhibition in October

    Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena will welcome two of the NBA's most high-profile teams in October. The Los Angeles Lakers will host the 2018 NBA champion Golden State Warriors in an exhibition game on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Basketball fans can watch this clash of the titans live by getting tickets now...
  • Brooklyn Nets, Dwight Howard to negotiate buyout

    Brooklyn Nets, Dwight Howard to negotiate buyout

    The Brooklyn Nets were universally praised for their ability to open up cap space in the 2019-2020 summer by trading Timofey Mozgov and several second-round draft picks to the Charlotte Hornets for Dwight Howard. As it currently stands, the cap space is the lone takeaway in the deal. According to...
  • Cleveland Cavaliers not shopping Kevin Love

    Cleveland Cavaliers not shopping Kevin Love

    With the Cleveland Cavaliers frantically trying to put together packages to keep LeBron James in the fold, they have reportedly removed one name from trade discussions: Kevin Love. According to ESPN, the Cavaliers are not actively shopping Love and would actually prefer to keep him, regardless of...
  • Dwane Casey optimistic about new Pistons team

    Dwane Casey optimistic about new Pistons team

    Dwane Casey left a team that won 59 games in 2017-18, but he’s optimistic about the squad that he’s inherited in Detroit. The Pistons missed the playoffs for the second straight season last year, but 2018-19 will represent a full campaign with Blake Griffin on the roster and Reggie Jackson healthy...
  • Los Angeles Lakers add draft pick

    Los Angeles Lakers add draft pick

    In a pre-draft trade, the Los Angeles Lakers have acquired a 2018 second-round draft pick. The Lakers sent a 2019 second-round pick via the Chicago Bulls and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the No. 39 overall pick. The Lakers will now retain control over the Nos. 25, 39, and 47 picks...
  • Brooklyn Nets positioned for future after Dwight Howard trade

    Brooklyn Nets positioned for future after Dwight Howard trade

    The Brooklyn Nets made the first big splash of the 2018 offseason, acquiring Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard. In exchange, the Nets sent the Hornets center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round picks.  For the Hornets, they get financial relief, as Howard is slated to make $23.7 million next...
  • Atlanta Hawks looking to reload in NBA Draft

    Atlanta Hawks looking to reload in NBA Draft

    The Atlanta Hawks are positioned, perhaps more than any other team, to make the biggest move in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The Hawks own four of the top 34 picks, meaning they can restock the cupboards of their franchise. There have also been rumors that the team is willing to trade point guard Dennis...
  • Top 5 players to watch during NBA Draft

    Top 5 players to watch during NBA Draft

    The NBA Draft, which will take place Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, provides fans with optimism for the future of their franchise. Every year, a host of prospects enters the draft process with high expectations and the potential to change a club’s course. When Stephen Curry fell to the...
  • Brooklyn Nets have wealth of draft options

    Brooklyn Nets have wealth of draft options

    Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks has proven to be a crafty decision-maker, especially in the absence of assets. When the Nets host the NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center, he will finally have some options. Even though the Nets do not control their own pick–which goes to the...
  • Charlotte Hornets facing critical NBA Draft

    Charlotte Hornets facing critical NBA Draft

    It is entirely possible that the player the Charlotte Hornets select with the 11th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft could signal a drastic shift in organizational direction. Many pundits have guards Collin Sexton and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as potential targets for Charlotte and new head coach...
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