NBA Draft

June 23, 2019 - 5:14 pm
The Knicks just had the worst season (tied with 2015) in franchise history, winning a paltry 17 games. Their reward was the third overall pick in the NBA Draft. At this point in their rebuild, it was essential for the Knicks to pick the right player and they think they did when they drafted one of...
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Cameron Johnson
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June 22, 2019 - 12:52 am
The 2019 NBA Draft has come and gone, and the top three picks -- Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett -- were practically guaranteed. But the remaining lottery picks were heavily disputed among experts and bettors alike.
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June 21, 2019 - 10:57 pm
By Eli Hershkovich With the 2019 NBA Draft concluded, most will have their attention turned towards free agency and title futures . But there’s also value to be had while betting on the Rookie of the Year (ROY) award. Considering six of the past 10 winners manned the point guard position, it’s...
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June 21, 2019 - 3:26 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. Amid great pomp and circumstance at the Barclays Center in New York on Thursday night, Williamson was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. The...
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NBA Draft Fashion
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 21, 2019 - 9:00 am
They’re off the court — and ready for the catwalk. We all remember the showstopping looks of this year's NFL Draft . Now, from flamboyant patterns to quirky colors, the 2019 NBA Draft class also had no shortage of style. After all, when your line of work requires you to make the same fashion...
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Zion Williamson at the NBA Draft
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Seth Dunlap
June 21, 2019 - 12:01 am
Zion Williamson let his softer side show after his was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans in the NBA Draft. Williamson was being interviewed by ESPN after the selection was announced when he decided to pay tribute to his mother. Watch the moving moment in the Tweet below, or by...
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NBA Draft
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 11:02 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans continued to add to their draft haul beyond the first round on Thursday night. The Pelicans drafted Brazilian guard Marcos 'Didi' Louzada Silva with the No. 35 overall pick, an asset they acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the night. Silva, who is 19...
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Tremont Waters LS
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 10:51 pm
Tremont Waters' decision to declare for the NBA Draft paid off. Waters was selected by the Boston Celtics with the No. 51 overall pick in the second round. Many analysts believed Waters was making a mistake and would go undrafted. An impressive performance at the pre-draft combine had him shooting...
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Naz Reid's precipitous fall in the NBA Draft ended with a thud. Thought of as a possible lottery selection before last season, Reid watched helplessly into the early morning hours of Friday without seeing his name being called at the Barclays Center in New York. Once unthinkable, Reid had gone...
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