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  • Re-Drafting Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the 2017 NBA Draft 2 Years Later

    Bleacher Report "A re-draft of the hyped 2017 NBA draft class would look significantly different than the original order after two seasons. Star-caliber players have emerged—just not the the ones who the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers or Phoenix Suns expected. Those three teams have..." August 23

  • The All-Time NBA “What-If” Team

    Fadeaway World "We have seen so many great players in NBA history whose careers were cut short due to injuries. Often, these injuries were severe enough that these players were not able to recover from their All-NBA form, or were even forced into early retirement. It can be particularly difficult to..." August 23

  • Report: Trevor Booker works out for Nuggets, has scheduled workouts with Bucks and Clippers

    Clutch Points "Free agent power forward Trevor Booker reportedly recently worked out for the Denver Nuggets and has upcoming workouts scheduled with the Milwaukee Bucksand Los Angeles Clippers, according to Alex Kennedy of Hoops Hype. Booker last played in the NBA during the..." August 23

  • We Ranked NBA Teams By How Much Fun They’d Be On ‘Hard Knocks’

    Dime Magazine "Hard Knocks is appointment viewing for football fans. Every summer, HBO gets incredible access into one NFL team’s training camp, giving fans a mostly unfiltered look into teams and the people who suit up for them. This year, it’s been the Oakland Raiders, which ended up being..." August 22

  • 10 Sneaky-Good NBA Offseason Additions

    Bleacher Report "The NBA saw one of its wildest, most expensive spending sprees during this offseason's first few weeks of free agency. Lost in the shuffle of moving superstars such as Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker were the savvy veteran acquisitions of the teams that..." August 22

  • Big questions, greatest edge for seven NBA title contenders

    ESPN "Last season, the Golden State Warriors received every first-place vote available when we asked the ESPN NBA forecast panel for the most likely team to win the NBA title. This year, four teams received at least one first-place vote. This is going to be a different season than what..." August 22

  • Harden: Media narrative contributed to Giannis winning MVP

    Pro Basketball Talk "James Harden scored 36.1 points per game last season, the highest-scoring season since Michael Jordan. Harden’s 32-game 30-point streak was the second-longest streak ever. He scored 30 points against every team besides the Rockets. My favorite Harden stat is just..." August 22

  • NBA Rumors: Bucks Could Trade Three Players To Mavericks For Tim Hardaway Jr.

    Inquisitr "Despite losing Malcolm Brogdon in the 2019 NBA free agency period, the Milwaukee Bucks remain as one of the top favorites to dominate the Eastern Conference in the 2019-20 NBA season. That isn’t surprising at all as the Bucks still have four of the core players — Giannis..." August 21

  • With Bucks hoping to take off, leaving behind Malcolm Brogdon a risky choice

    Pro Basketball Talk "Next season is the Bucks’ time. They shouldn’t wait. They can’t wait. Milwaukee is very good. Good enough to win a championship. There are no overwhelmingly dominant-looking teams this year. Most of the top contenders will beat up on each other..." August 20

  • NBA Stars Who Could Unexpectedly Request a Trade

    Bleacher Report "Player movement is at an all-time high in the NBA. There were 29 in-season trades in 2018-19, headlined by stars like Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris, Marc Gasol, Harrison Barnes, Otto Porter Jr., Kristaps Porzingis and Nikola Mirotic. Anthony Davis' midseason trade..." August 20

  • The Most Important NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan And Carmelo

    Fadeaway World "The 2020 NBA Season is almost upon us and most NBA teams currently have their rosters set, but it seems the rumors are really starting to ramp up. With players going down to injuries and players still looking to make trades to put them over the hump, teams are still being very active as we..." August 20

  • Traded First Round Picks For 2020 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The 2020 NBA draft is still 10 months away, but several teams have already traded their first round picks for that night, and more clubs are likely to do so before this season’s trade deadline. We’ll use the space below to keep tabs on each team’s first round pick..." August 20

  • 10 NBA Careers That Made You Wish Injuries Didn't Exist

    Bleacher Report "Last week, new Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL. That will likely sideline him for the entire 2019-20 NBA season and is the third serious leg injury he has suffered in the last two years. Unfortunately, Cousins is far from the..." August 20

  • Knicks’ RJ Barrett looking forward to facing James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo the most next season

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks rookie swingman RJ Barrett says he’s looking forward to facing Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo the most next season. Barrett admits Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has always been his favorite player,..." August 19

  • NBA's Young Role Players Who Can Still Become Stars

    Bleacher Report "The next generation of NBA All-Stars will likely include De'Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell, based on their productive starts and youth. But who among the slower career starters will eventually break through? It takes some players longer. Khris Middleton just..." August 19

  • Players Who Can’t Be Traded Until December 15

    Hoops Rumors "As teams explore the trade market for potential deals to complete their rosters for training camp, there are a number of trade restrictions those clubs must take into account. For instance, recently-signed draft picks can’t be traded for 30 days and waiver claims can’t be traded for..." August 19

  • Bucks add Rayjon Tucker, Jaylen Adams to fill training-camp roster

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Bucks have finalized their training camp roster with the addition of a pair of guards. Rayjon Tucker, a 6-foot-5 undrafted rookie out of Little Rock, and Jaylen Adams, a 6-foot-2 guard who spent last season with the Atlanta Hawks organization, will join the Bucks for..." August 17

  • 1 Player Every NBA Team Should Already Be Targeting at the Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The NBA trade deadline feels like it's a lifetime away. Technically, it's a shade under six months (Feb. 7, 2020), but the distance between now and then allows ample opportunity for change. An offseason of hyperactivity transformed identities all across the hoops landscape,..." August 16

  • How Players Who Declined Options Fared In Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Heading into the 2019 offseason, 27 veterans held player options on their contracts, allowing them to either opt in for the 2019/20 season or opt out and reach the open market. Of those 27 players, a dozen decided to turn down their options and become free agents. For some..." August 16

  • NBA trade rumors: Four stars who could be on the move during the 2019-20 season

    Sporting News "The 2019 offseason only confirmed what we already knew about the modern NBA: Lucrative contracts for the league's top stars, regardless of the years and dollar amounts attached, can be quickly rendered irrelevant if a general manager wants to make a move - or if a player is ready to request..." August 16

  • Rachel Nichols, Maria Taylor replacing Michelle Beadle as ‘NBA Countdown’ hosts

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN has officially begun the process of revamping its “NBA Countdown” crew, and Michelle Beadle is being replaced as the show’s host. Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor will be named the new hosts of “NBA Countdown” for the 2019-20 NBA season, according to..." August 16

  • 2020 NBA Free Agents By Team

    Hoops Rumors "Hoops Rumors’ up-to-date list of 2020 free agents by team is below. These are players who are eligible for restricted or unrestricted free agency after the 2019/20 season. Players with team or player options for the 2020/21 season are listed, unless they’re..." August 16

  • NBA Players With Trade Kickers In 2019/20

    Hoops Rumors "A trade kicker is a contractual clause that pays an NBA player a bonus when he’s traded. They’re one of the tools teams have at their disposal to differentiate their free agent offers from the ones put on the table by competing clubs. Sometimes the kicker is..." August 15

  • NBA Teams That Will Exceed Expectations in 2019-20

    Bleacher Report "With free agency all but over, the hierarchy for the 2019-20 NBA season is beginning to take shape. The Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers appear set to reign over the Eastern Conference, while Los Angeles hosts both consensus Western Conference favorites in the new-look Clippers..." August 15

  • Who Are the NBA's Best Clutch-Scorers?

    Bleacher Report "Every kid who grew up shooting in the backyard or on the playground has played the situation out in his or her mind countless times: Andy brings the ball up the court. The clock is winding down. Five...four...three...two...He shoots! He scores! The crowd goes wild! Now, this is a..." August 15

  • Team USA Lost By 19 To A Team Of G-League And Overseas Players In A Scrimmage

    Dime Magazine "The Minnesota Timberwolves may no longer the owners of the most embarrassing scrimmage loss of the season after reports poured out of USA Basketball camp in Los Angeles on Wednesday that a rag-tag group of G-League and overseas players stomped all over the national team in a 36-17 win in a..." August 15

  • How to Trade the NBA's Worst Contracts

    Bleacher Report "No contract in the NBA is untradeable, no matter how egregious or lengthy it may be. There are a few ways to move a bad deal. The Houston Rockets just demonstrated one by trading Chris Paul for another hefty contract in Russell Westbrook, also throwing in..." August 14

  • Scottie Pippen thinks Bucks will come out of the East next season

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bulls legend and NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen thinks the Milwaukee Bucks will come out on top of the Eastern Conference next season. The Bucks had the best record in the league in 2018-19, but they lost to the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals in six..." August 13

  • 1 Trade Every NBA Contender Should Make to Go All-In

    Bleacher Report "Maybe this is the offseason optimism talking, but the NBA's championship race looks as wide-open as it has in years. The Association no longer runs through Oakland, California. A frenetic offseason reshaped the basketball landscape several times over, resulting in..." August 13

  • The definitive guide to when booing is acceptable at an NBA game in 2019-20

    SB Nation "We at SB Nation believe NBA fans are allowed to express their frustration in the form of booing certain league figures. We also believe booing is an activity that must be practiced in moderation, under very specific circumstances that justify the behavior. That’s why Tom Ziller wrote..." August 13

  • NBA Players Entering Now-or-Never Seasons

    Bleacher Report "Even NBA lottery picks need multiple years to get acclimated. But some are running out of time.  For these struggling young players, the level of urgency varies by case. But this coming year will still be a make-or-break season for their overall..." August 12

  • Four potential Carmelo Anthony landing spots in free agency

    Hoops Hype "Although it’s been a while since he was one of the best scorers – and players – in the Association, Carmelo Anthony might be the highest-upside option left on the market for teams looking to make one more move. With the 2019 offseason all but over, there..." August 12

  • Notable Free Agent Big Men Still Available

    Hoops Rumors "We’re six weeks into the NBA’s 2019 free agent period, and the market has been just about picked clean. None of our top 50 free agents of 2019 remain on the board, and news of free agent signings within the last couple weeks has focused primarily on non-guaranteed training..." August 12

  • Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup?

    Yahoo! Sports "Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson… those are just some of the American superstars you won’t be seeing when the Fiba Basketball World Cup starts off in China on 31..." August 12

  • NBA Rumors: Are Lakers making moves to set the stage for Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Lakers want all the good players in the NBA, don’t they? The organization already boasts LeBron James, largely regarded as a top-2 NBA player all-time. They have Anthony Davis, currently a top-5 NBA player with superpowers largely unmatched. They..." August 12

  • NBA Legends You Forgot Played for That One Team

    Bleacher Report "In this era of increased player movement, superstars playing their entire careers with one team are few and far between. Gone are the days of Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant and Larry Bird staying with one team for their decade-plus-long careers. Not every legend of past..." August 12

  • NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony ‘Could Legitimately Help’ Milwaukee Bucks In 2019-20 Season

    Inquisitr "All the big names in the 2019 NBA free agency have already found a new home, but there is one notable player who remains unsigned on the open market – 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony. Since being waived by the Chicago Bulls, Anthony is having a hard time finding an NBA team who will..." August 12

  • Brook Lopez admits playing for Gregg Popovich ‘has always been a dream’

    Clutch Points "Playing for Team USA is something that the individuals on the training camp roster are relishing, not only because of the fact that they have an opportunity to make an entire nation proud, but also because it is being coached by one of the NBA’s greatest minds in Gregg..." August 11

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Suing Company Over His Trademarked Greek Freak Nam

    Black Sports Online "Nike recently gave Giannis Antetokounmpo a signature shoe and line with “Freak” on the clothes but he’s been known as the Greek Freak since he entered the NBA. So it makes sense that Giannis wants to be the only one to use and get paid from the name Greek..." August 11

  • Hasheem Thabeet to work out for Bucks, is in impressive shape

    Larry Brown Sports "It may be better late than never, but it appears that Hasheem Thabeet could be getting another shot in the NBA. Ben Stinard of Amico Hoops reported on Saturday that the forgotten 7-foot-3 center will be working out for the Milwaukee Bucks next week. Stinard adds that Thabeet has spent..." August 11

  • Six Teams Interested In Chasson Randle?

    Hoops Rumors "Free agent guard Chasson Randle has received interest from the Hawks, Trail Blazers, Heat, Bucks, Warriors and Bulls, tweets Ben Stinar of Amico Hoops. Randle, 26, became an unrestricted free agent in June when the Wizards opted not to tender a qualifying offer. He appeared in 49..." August 10

  • Notable Free Agent Wings Still Available

    Hoops Rumors "We’re nearly six weeks into the NBA’s 2019 free agent period, and the market has been just about picked clean. None of our top 50 free agents of 2019 remain on the board, and news of free agent signings within the last week or two has focused primarily on non-guaranteed..." August 09

  • The NBA Will Release The Full 2019-20 NBA Regular Season Schedule On Monday

    Dime Magazine "The first game of the NBA regular season is still roughly three months away, but we’ll know every game on the schedule well before then. The NBA is set to release the full, 82-game schedule on Monday, August 12 at 3 p.m. ET, giving fans a chance to start planning for possible trips to see..." August 08

  • The NBA's Most Underrated Offseason Pickups

    Bleacher Report "The NBA offseason was dominated by the movement of stars, and for good reason: Jimmy Butler, Mike Conley, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul, D'Angelo Russell, Kemba Walker and Russell..." August 08

  • Jerry Colangelo admits he was ‘disappointed’ in dropouts, but there’s nothing he can do to change their mind

    Clutch Points "USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo has invited more than 50 players to participate in Team USA’s training camp and the consequent FIBA 2019 World Cup that begins at the end of the month. Yet the longtime architect of this project has been disappointed at the recent wave of..." August 08

  • Notable Free Agent Guards Still Available

    Hoops Rumors "We’re nearly six weeks into the NBA’s 2019 free agent period, and the market has been just about picked clean. None of our top 50 free agents of 2019 remain on the board, and news of free agent signings within the last week or two has focused primarily on..." August 08

  • 6 Players That Need To Break Out Next Season

    Fadeaway World "Being a young player in the NBA is not an easy thing, especially if you enter the league with high expectations. Top-ranked prospects are asked to deliver right away, but making adjustments to get settled in the league can take some time. Prospects can get a free pass during their..." August 08

  • Every NBA Team's Biggest L of the Offseason

    Bleacher Report "While the NBA offseason is in a brief hibernation, we can explore how rosters will look for the 2019-20 season. Some teams, most notably the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets, had historic summers thanks to free agency and the trade market. Others, like the Charlotte..." August 08

  • Report: NBA mental health memo sets new expectations for teams

    The Score "The NBA expanded its mental health initiative Wednesday, sending a league-wide memo detailing requirements each team must fulfill before the 2019-20 season begins, sources told The Athletic's Sam Amick. Teams must reportedly retain one or two licensed mental health..." August 07

  • NCAA Issues Rules For Agents Of Certain NBA Prospects

    Hoops Rumors "The NCAA has created requirements for agents to represent college athletes testing the NBA draft waters, as Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com relays. According to the new criteria, agents must: Hold a bachelor’s degree. Be NBPA certified for at least three..." August 07