ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract in the coming week, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Cavaliers' delay in signing the former Kansas star has nothing to do with the prospect of Wiggins..." July 21
CBSSports.com "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21
SLAM Online "adidas has quietly established the best group of rookies of the 2014 NBA Draft class. With Andrew Wiggins and Dante Exum already in the fold, adidas got even richer by adding two more lottery picks to their roster: Joel Embiid and Marcus Smart. Sources confirmed to SLAM that both Embiid and..." July 15
Sporting News "Last week news surfaced of Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston’s agent, Juan Morrow, not being certified with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). Morrow held out to the public that he in fact was a “certified player agent.” This is blatant misrepresentation on behalf of Morrow...." July 15
CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10
USA Today "Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 pick overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the June draft, has reached a shoe and apparel deal with Adidas, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the deal until..." July 09
NBA.com "Jabari Parker, on the night of June 26, 2014, became the most high-profile draft selection made by the Milwaukee Bucks since 1994, when they chose Glenn Robinson with the first overall pick. “The Big Dog” went on to become the franchise’s second-leading all-time scorer. Only time will tell..." July 08
Hoops Rumors "The Celtics have signed Marcus Smart, tweets Mark Deeks of ShamSports. There’s been no public announcement from the team, but Smart has been playing in summer league for the club. As the No. 6 pick from this year’s draft, he’ll likely receive a salary worth slightly more than $3.283MM this year,..." July 08
Newark Star-Ledger "For the second year in a row the Sixers are taking a wait and see approach to their top selection in the NBA Draft. The Sixers of course chose Kansas center Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft despite a stress fracture in his right foot one year after taking..." June 28
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. With their third No. 1 pick in four years, the Cavaliers are hoping to add a second star to the roster with Kyrie Irving. They failed to add a star with Anthony Bennett last season,..." June 27
Patric Young just confirmed he's accepted a summer league invite with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Boston Globe "Back in late May, a league source familiar with the Celtics’ line of thinking brought up Marcus Smart, the bullish guard out of Oklahoma State and a top prospect for this year’s NBA Draft. “He must have something that they like because he’s pretty high in their draft rankings,” the source said...." June 27
NBA.com "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have acquired the draft rights to guard Shabazz Napier (24th overall) from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for the draft rights to P.J. Hairston (26th overall) and Semaj Christon (55th overall), a 2019 second-round draft choice and cash..." June 27
National Post "Well, it was not the first time the Toronto Raptors shocked the NBA world by drafting a little-known Brazilian player. How many franchises can say that? To be fair to Rafael Araujo, he was at least a somewhat familiar quantity when the Raptors selected him eighth overall in 2004. When NBA..." June 27
Pro Basketball Talk "It’s the economics of the NBA: teams in the second round draft European players they can stash overseas, saving the roster spot and money and giving them a trade chip. Sometimes those guys develop and come over, a lot of times they do not. In picking those guys, good players looking for chance..." June 27
Mitch McGary, perfect Oklahoma City player, goes to Thunder with the 21st pick.
The Toronto Raptors take Bruno Caboclo at No. 20, per the commish. Googling him now...
The Celtics select Kentucky's James Young with the No. 17 pick in the draft.
Hawks select Adreian Payne. #ATLHawks
The Timberwolves select Zach LaVine with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft! #WolvesDraft
The Sixers go with Elfrid Payton, Jr. with No. 10 over Dario Saric and Doug McDermott.
Julius Randle is the Lakers' new power forward. Double-double machine at Kentucky reminiscent of Zach Randolph.
Nik Stauskas meets commissioner Adam Silver after being picked 8th overall. pic.twitter.com/fnG0uAwWmD
With the No. 6 pick, the Celtics will select Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, a source tells the Globe.
The Utah Jazz will select Dante Exum with the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Noah Vonleh is on the slide in this draft, front office sources tell Yahoo Sports. Best first chance to be picked: Lakers.
Deadspin.com "One of the savviest picks of last year's NBA draft was made by the Milwaukee Bucks, when they grabbed Giannis Antetokounmpo with the 15th overall pick. The Greek Freak was just a bundle of springy limbs and a fresh face at the time, but he quickly became a player who matters. There is another..." June 26
NY has done homework on Baylor's Cory Jefferson, leaving impression among rival execs they've targeted him with No. 34 acquired from Mavs.
SB Nation "The adage is that teams should always pick the best player available in the NBA Draft. In practice, it doesn't happen. Teams have needs, and it's natural to want to fill them. The draft is a great place to do so. Given that not all positions are created equally in the NBA -- it's better to have an..." June 26
He may seem like a sleeper now, but don’t be surprised when the Spurs use their first round pick on Danielovich Rubensteinostein.
Four players moving up teams' draft boards: Shabazz Napier, Kyle Anderson, Elfrid Payton and Jusuf Nurkic, league sources say.
Hard to get read on how far Dario Saric will fall. Several lottery teams liked him before Turkish deal. One exec thinks BOS at 17 the floor
Dante Exum has declined to fly to Cleveland for a workout today according to a source
Arizona Republic "Forty-five years ago, a Kennedy half-dollar twirled in the air and with it the fate of the Phoenix Suns. Jerry Colangelo called "heads." The coin showed "tails," and the Milwaukee Bucks won the rights to the 1969 NBA draft's first pick, who would become one of the sport's all-time..." June 26
Julius Randle said he did pass on the second opportunity to work out with #celtics but NOT for GQ shoot. Said he felt he had shown enough
According to a source, multiple teams are trying to buy copies of Joel Embiid's medical records from the 5 teams that currently have them.
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
The Nuggets acquire 16th and 19th picks from Chicago for draft rights to McDermott.
Philly trading Elfrid Payton in a deal for Dario Saric -- which means Sam Hinkie may have drafted 2 guys who won't play to start season.
Philadelphia is still working on a final decision at No. 3, but Joel Embiid has a tremendous chance to be selected there,
According to league source, Sixers in full court press with Cleveland to get No. 1 pick. "They really, really, really want Wiggins."
Joel Embiid's seriously in play for three spots in top part of lottery: 76ers (3), Celtics (6), Lakers (7), league sources tell Yahoo.
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