NBA Draft

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June 20, 2019 - 10:17 pm
The Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, moving up to the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to select Matisse Thybulle, a small forward from Washington. Thybulle, 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, is considered one of the best defenders in the draft, and averaged 9.1 points, 3.1...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:39 pm
( WEEI ) After the Celtics were rumored to be interested in the No. 5 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Boston stuck with their first pick at No. 14, taking guard Romeo Langford out of Indiana. Though the 6-foot-6 guard made strides defensively throughout the year, Langford wasn't very efficient...
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Mark Menard
June 20, 2019 - 8:51 pm
It was a busy night for the Pelicans at the NBA Draft, as the night may have begun by taking Duke’s Zion Williamson first overall, but it didn’t end there. Zion Fest: See Photos The Pelicans took two more young prospects in the first round with picks they garnered earlier in the day by sending the...
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Mark Menard
June 20, 2019 - 5:22 pm
The Pelicans have traded the fourth overall pick of tonight’s NBA Draft. That's according to a report by ESPN. That selection was part of the compensation they received for sending Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. Now that fourth pick will belong to the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks will also...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 5:20 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans continue to wheel and deal in the NBA Draft: The New Orleans Advocate cites ESPN on another trade , sending Solomon Hill and the fourth overall pick in the draft to the Atlanta Hawks. In exchange, the Pelicans get picks 8, 15, and 35 in the draft, and a "heavily protected"...
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Mar 28, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson (1) speaks in a press conference during practice for the east regional of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Capital One Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 2:54 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. Related: Zion Fest: See photos 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...
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Coby White talks at the 2019 NBA Draft.
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June 20, 2019 - 12:07 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft begins at 7 p.m. ET at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Check here for all the latest NBA Draft developments. 9:08 p.m. Romeo Langford is headed to Boston. 8:52 p.m. P.J. Washington Jr. is the No. 12 pick by the Charlotte Hornets 8:40 p.m. Rui Hachimura from Japan by way of...
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Zion Williamson flexes his muscles.
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June 20, 2019 - 11:26 am
Duke forward Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick taken by the New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday's NBA Draft. Williamson is a 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward form Salisbury, North Carolina. He began playing AAU basketball when he was just five years old, playing on a team of nine...
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Stephen Curry celebrates an NBA Finals victory.
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June 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
There is always plenty of pressure for teams when it comes to draft night in the NBA. The right pick can set a franchise up for success for a long time while the wrong pick can disrupt a franchise's plans and set the organization back. The magnitude of those ramifications is only amplified when it...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am
It's NBA Draft night, and your New Orleans Pelicans are first up! Duke University's Zion Williamson the consensus for the pick, and it's created a lot of talk among hoops fans in the Crescent City. My mood! W/ Zion coming to #NOLA #NBA draft! Give me your best GIF to describe how you feel about...
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