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Did Woj Just Tip The First Six Picks Of The NBA Draft?

Reporters at ESPN, Turner Sports, and Yahoo will not be tipping picks on Twitter during tonight’s NBA Draft, as reported byintrepidNew York Timescub reporter Kevin Draper.The reason is that all three of those media companies are partnering with the NBA on the actual broadcast, which creates incentiv

DEADSPIN - 2018-06-21 20:39:00

NBA Draft trade rumors: Wizards exploring options to deal Marcin Gortat without giving up No. 15 pick

TheWizardsenter Thursday'sNBA Draftin a state of limbo. They want to clear out cap room and make space to keep competing now and maybe get some extra help aroundJohn WallandBradley Beal. They also have a necessary separation on the horizon with big manMarcin Gortat.It's been reportedbefore that the

CBS SPORTS - 2018-06-21 20:34:43

Lakers rebuffed by Spurs during call about Kawhi Leonard

The Los Angeles Lakers contacted the San Antonio Spurs after Kawhi Leonard's public trade request last week but immediately felt the Spurs had no intention of engaging in any dialogue, sources close to the situation told ESPN. As one Lakers source put it, "They basically shut the door on us." No pla

ESPN - 2018-06-21 20:12:24

Why Dwight Howard (more than just the player) doesn't fit the Warriors anymore

There are players that come into the NBA on a blast of youthful energy, making an immediate impact, attracting fans, altering franchises and becoming All-Stars.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-06-21 20:11:45

NBA Draft trade rumors: Multiple teams trying to move up higher into lottery; 76ers' No. 10 pick in play

more nba draft newsNorlander mock: Projection of all 60 picksForgrave mock: Ayton goes No. 1, but best in class?Everything you need to know

CBS SPORTS - 2018-06-21 20:05:08

Stephen Curry's NBA Finals mouthguard to be auctioned, could be worth more than $25,000

Stephen Curryloves NBA championships, but he might love his mouthguards just as much.That's why it should be no surprise that Curry's mouthpiece from Game 4 of this year's NBA Finals is,according to ESPN's Darren Rovell, set to be auctioned by California's SCP Auctions -- and could fetch more than $

CBS SPORTS - 2018-06-21 19:42:00

Report: Sixers Discussed Markelle Fultz Package for Top-Five Pick

The Philadelphia 76ers had internal discussions about packaging the No. 10 and 26 picks, along with former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz, to move into the top five, league sources told The Athletic.The target was Porter during these discussions. However, that thinking dampened with Porter’s back

SLAM - 2018-06-21 19:29:28

2018 NBA Draft rumors: Knicks exploring trade up to No. 4 with sights set on Mo Bamba

TheNew York Knicksmight be able tofind elite off-the-bench talentwith the ninth pick in the 2018NBA Draft, but all indications are that they want to pick much earlier than that.More NBA DraftMock: Ayton goes No. 1, but is he the best player?Marvin Bagley III drops his own rap trackA day before the s

CBS SPORTS - 2018-06-21 19:14:00

Report: Dwight Howard To Negotiate Buyout, Become a Free Agent

Just one day after Charlotte dealt him to Brooklyn, Howard has entered buyout discussions with the team, according toESPN‘s Chris Haynes:

SLAM - 2018-06-21 18:45:47

Dwight Howard and the Nets are working on a buyout. Where would he go?

After the Charlotte Hornets traded Dwight Howard to Brooklyn one day before the 2018 NBA Draft, the former all-star center doesn't even want to board the plane. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Howard has requested a contract buyout, which would allow him to become an unrestricted free agent

SB NATION - 2018-06-21 18:35:48

Report: Spurs 'Haven't Been Proactive' in Pursuing Trade Offers for Kawhi Leonard

With the NBA draft set to take place Thursday night, the San Antonio Spurs have reportedly been listening to trade proposals forKawhi Leonard, but haven’t been proactively pursuing them, according toESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski:

SLAM - 2018-06-21 18:33:01

'They said that I couldn't guard perimeters' so JaVale McGee made a big change last summer

"I’ve been fully vegan for about five to six months now since the season started, and probably a month before,"JaVale told GQ back in late February.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-06-21 18:27:06

Manny Pacquiao's Basketball League Doesn't Allow Tall or Foreign Players 😳

Manny Pacquiao is known for being a rabid hoops fan, and now the renowned boxer is starting his own League in the Philippines. There’s a slight catch, though, for those wanting to compete: you can’t be too tall.

SLAM - 2018-06-21 18:04:24

Tom Thibodeau Denies Rift With Karl-Anthony Towns

“When you look around the league, there’s rumors everywhere, so you don’t want to respond to every rumor,” said Thibodeau, the Wolves’ coach and president of basketball operations. “Things are definitely changing in terms of the social media and the things that are put out there, and anyone can put

SLAM - 2018-06-21 17:41:43

DeMarcus Cousins Rumors: Mavericks Believe They Have 'Good Chance' to Land Star

Chuck Burton/Associated PressTheDallas Mavericksmay not be inclined to draft a center with the No. 5 overall pick during Thursday'sNBAdraft, as they instead may pursue a big man in free agency, according toMichael Scottoof The Athletic.Per that report:"At No. 5 overall, Dallas believes it has a stro

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-06-21 17:24:29

Report: Bulls looking to move up in NBA Draft for Bamba or Jackson

The Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kingsflipped a coin to determine which team gets two different sets of numbersfor NBA Draft Lottery. The Bulls won, but their set of numbers landed them the seventh overall pick. Meanwhile, the Kings won overall landing the second overall pick.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-06-21 17:17:55

Round Table: The Denver Stiffs make their NBA Draft Predictions

TheNBA draftis finally upon us! In just a few hours we’ll have so many more things to talk about, and so many snap judgments to make about players we can’t possibly know well enough to judge.

DENVERSTIFFS.COM - 2018-06-21 17:09:35

Report: Mavericks Targeting DeMarcus Cousins In Free Agency 👀

“At No. 5 overall, Dallas believes it has a strong chance to land DeMarcus Cousins in free agency, league sources told The Athletic. If the Mavericks pass on Mohamed Bamba, that would signal the team will go all in on trying to sign Cousins or restricted free agent Clint Capela. DeAndre Jordan could

SLAM - 2018-06-21 17:06:35

The SLAM Legend of the Week: Larry Johnson

Which makes sense: The company was just starting out, had yet to establish itself as a legit publication, and was deliberately aiming to be outside the box.

SLAM - 2018-06-21 17:06:34

Connecticut Fires Head Coach Kevin Ollie Due to Improper Contacts, Workouts

Kevin Ollie has been fired with just cause by the University of Connecticut due illegal workouts and improper contact with recruits, per documents from an NCAA investigation that included the UConn compliance office. The documents containing the violations are reportedly 1,355 pages long, per theHar

SLAM - 2018-06-21 17:04:07