NBA Analysis "The New York Knicks were one of the most active teams during the 2021 NBA Draft. They entered with picks No. 19, 21, 32 and 58. They made three separate deals on the night as they moved back multiple times. New York traded the 19th pick to the Charlotte Hornets for a future..." July 30
Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have recently acquired Russell Westbrook to fill their void at point guard and to add star power to the roster. He'll certainly be a great addition: Russell Westbrook is a triple-double machine, and he will be a capable second ballhandler behind LeBron James. Russell..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The 2021 NBA Offseason officially got underway with the 2021 NBA Draft. The draft class is one of the deeper ones in recent memory, as multiple players with first-round grades slipped into the second round, providing teams with a ton of depth. There were also a ton of trades that went..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers have one big question looming as the offseason officially got underway with the Milwaukee Bucks defeating the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Finals; what will they do with Ben Simmons? The 76ers’ season ended prematurely when they were eliminated by the Atlanta..." July 30
"The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t done working on their roster.
Two veterans whose names have been linked to the Lakers are Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony and San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay, according to Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer.
Yahoo! Sports "LeBron James will be playing in his third version of a Big 3 with the latest blockbuster trade the Los Angeles Lakers constructed on the day of the 2021 NBA draft. The Washington Wizards sent nine-time All-Star Russell Westbrook and..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The New Orleans Pelicans were mulling over whether or not they should proceed with Stan Van Gundy as their head coach, ultimately deciding to fire him after one NBA season at the helm. After making a decision on Van Gundy, the Pelicans are now tasked with figuring out what they want..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The Sacramento Kings have been in NBA purgatory for quite some time, and nothing suggests they have gotten out of it after the 2020-21 campaign. At the least, the Kings do have De’Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton to build around in their back court. But the presence of Haliburton..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The Atlanta Hawks took everyone by surprise this NBA season not only because they made the playoffs as the 5-seed in the Eastern Conference, but because they made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals, knocking the Philadelphia 76ers out of the playoffs in the..." July 30
The Athletic "Team USA is entering its final stretch under the guidance of Jerry Colangelo, and most probably, Gregg Popovich, and the Americans have every opportunity for the best of endings. For Colangelo, 81, the program’s managing director who rebuilt USA Basketball into a three-time..." July 30
NBA Analysis "The Sacramento Kings are a team that could be open for business this NBA offseason, given the current state of the franchise. We’ve seen the likes of Buddy Hield and Harrison Barnes mentioned in NBA trade rumors this offseason when speaking about the Kings. Besides Hield and..." July 30
NBA.com "Below you can find the list of every Draft pick from the 2021 NBA Draft, which aired Thursday on ABC/ESPN. This page will be updated. First Round 1. Pistons draft Cade Cunningham 2. Rockets draft Jalen..." July 30
NBA Analysis "Plenty of teams will be searching for ways to add high-level, impactful prospects to their roster in this year’s NBA Draft and while the draft is on Thursday night, this will not stop teams from looking to trade up! Given the interest in several of this year’s top..." July 29
Clutch Points "Now that the Pacers want to have Domantas Sabonis play more minutes at the center spot, it seems Myles Turner may no longer have a place in the rotation. Considering the lack of big men that will be available in this year’s free agent class, it can definitely be..." July 29
News 4 San Antonio
"According to The Ringer's Kevin O'Conner on "The Mismatch" podcast, the San Antonio Spurs reportedly turned down an offer for Sixers' Ben Simmons.
And apparently, it was a steep price.
Lakers Daily "The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in the possibility of a sign-and-trade deal with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Kyle Kuzma and DeMar DeRozan. Kuzma has been the subject of trade talk for quite a while, and DeRozan’s upcoming free agency has..." July 29
NBA Analysis "Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is one of the more popular names on NBA rumors this offseason. The Pacers sound like they are ready to split up their frontcourt pairing of him and Domantas Sabonis, and Turner is the one that will be on the move. The market for Turner is a strong..." July 29
NBA Analysis "In each draft class, there are some highly-rated prospects that do not succeed at the next level. The 2021 NBA Draft class, while it is deep, is no different. Heading into draft night, there are some prospects that could turn into busts once they begin their work at the next..." July 29
Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have been shipping Kyle Kuzma around with hopes of getting that final piece (or pieces) that could give them their 18th title which would make them the winningest franchise in NBA history. Apart from this, we all know that James is on the hunt for his fifth..." July 29
Fadeaway World "The day has finally arrived. The NBA Draft is one of the most exciting times of the offseason because it gives struggling franchises hope and fans the potential to see a blockbuster trade. For now, we aren’t worried about transactions, just prospects. The Detroit Pistons own the No. 1..." July 29
NBA Analysis "The NBA Draft is not just a time to introduce new faces into the league, but it is also a time in which we see plenty of high-level talents on the move to new teams. Whether they look to move up or down in the draft, teams are always looking to move some players around and this year..." July 29
"The rumor mill is reaching a fever pitch ahead of Thursday's 2021 NBA draft.
Draft plans are being finalized. Draft dreams are being explored. Draft deals are being discussed.
Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are willing to trade their first-round (and only current) pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. As is the case with Kyle Kuzma and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the Lakers have aggressively shopped their best trade asset — the No. 22 pick — around..." July 29
NBA Analysis "There have been numerous rumors already this NBA offseason about the Indiana Pacers looking to shake up their roster. Myles Turner has been mentioned the most, but he is not the only player Indiana has that could be on the move. Aaron Holiday and Jeremy Lamb are two more players that..." July 29
Fadeaway World "A draft pick is an asset and we will get to these teams to try and replenish their assets this Thursday at the 2021 NBA Draft. Teams will utilize their picks to try and find the next star. There might be other teams that bump up the excitement by pulling off trades on draft..." July 29
Clutch Points "DeMar DeRozan is one of the many playmaking wings linked to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. The Lakers are seeking more offensive punch and veteran star power, and the Compton native certainly checks those boxes. Conveniently, the Lakers’ pathway to..." July 28
Hoops Rumors "Former Rockets center Justin Patton will play with the Jazz during the Salt Lake City Summer League and Knicks during the Las Vegas Summer League next month, a source told Hoops Rumors. Throughout his career, Patton, 24, has made stops with the Wolves, Sixers,..." July 28
The Score "With the Bucks' championship in the rearview, and the NBA set to return to its regularly scheduled programming in 2021-22, it's time to look ahead to another condensed offseason. With the draft and free agency on deck, here's a look at four teams that have huge decisions to make in..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Ben Simmons has been a main talking point so far this NBA offseason and for all of the wrong reasons. After being drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2016, a lot of heavy expectations were placed on the shoulders of the young 7-footer. While he did not play his first..." July 28
Clutch Points "After a disappointing playoff run by Ben Simmons and the Philadephia 76ers, the young star has constantly seen his name swirling in NBA trade rumors this offseason. Multiple teams have been rumored to be interested in Ben Simmons, with the Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors,..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Yet another season in the NBA and yet another year of seeing the Minnesota Timberwolves at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. At full strength, the T-Wolves actually do not have that bad of a roster, but that is the thing, they are never at full..." July 28
Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers really want to make roster upgrades after losing in the first round of the playoffs this year. With LeBron James getting up there in age and Anthony Davis’ health often a question mark, having more reinforcements would be helpful. The Lakers have been..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Trades are inevitably going to take place during the NBA Draft and this year’s event shouldn’t be any different. Some teams prioritize building for the future, putting an emphasis on adding young prospects in the draft. On the other hand, there are teams that want to use..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Kyle Lowry was one of the biggest names “available” in trade talks at the NBA trade deadline this past season and while there were multiple deals in place between the Raptors and the 76ers, Heat and Lakers, no trade was ever made including the 6x All-Star point..." July 28
Bleacher Report "Rumors are flying inside 48 hours of the 2021 NBA draft and less than a week before the start of free agency, and that can mean only one thing: It's B.S. Meter time! Escaping trade talks is impossible right now. Rumblings are ubiquitous. Some of them are actual..." July 28
NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder own the rights to three first-round picks in the 2021 NBA Draft, as well as three second-round picks, and are a team that are expected to be aggressive in their pursuit for more talent. Gathering draft picks throughout the years has been a goal of GM Sam Presti and the..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Monday afternoon, the Memphis Grizzlies and the New Orleans Pelicans agreed to what should be one of many trades to be made in the NBA over the next week or so. New Orelans agreed to ship Eric Bledsoe, Steven Adams, their No. 10 pick and No. 40 picks in this year’s draft, along..." July 28
Yardbarker "The San Antonio Spurs own the No. 12 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. However, they are reportedly looking to move up. According to Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated, the Spurs would like to move into the top 10. However, they could very well stick with the 12th overall..." July 28
NBA Analysis "Trades are a big part of every single NBA offseason and this summer could feature a ton of trades and there are already so many rumors out there about what could take place. With the NBA Draft being just days away, plenty of big name players could wind up being on the move, but so..." July 28
NBA Analysis "What a disheartening end to the season it was for the Philadelphia 76ers this season. Everything was shaping up for Philadelphia to make a deep push in the NBA postseason. The 76ers were the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and their trio of Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris, and Joel..." July 28
Heavy "That trade smoke is quickly turning into flames after two separate reports suggested that the Philadelphia 76ers intend to move the No. 28 pick. With the NBA draft less than two days away, it’s time to start bracing for the real possibility of an impact veteran coming to..." July 28
"The NBA has reportedly finalized a rule that will limit the number of non-basketball moves players use to generate foul calls.
Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the new rule will be implemented for the 2021-22 season.
NBA Analysis "The Atlanta Hawks went on a spending spree last year during the NBA offseason. They brought aboard a ton of veterans, hoping to help their young team turn into winners. The strategy eventually paid off, as the Hawks were one of the bigger surprises during the 2020-21 season. Atlanta..." July 28
NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder are the most stocked team in the NBA when it comes to draft capital. Oklahoma City has 36 total draft picks at their disposal over the next seven years, 16 in each round. With that many assets, the franchise is set up well for its rebuild. They will have a..." July 28
NBA Analysis "The Toronto Raptors were one of the biggest winners during the NBA Draft Lottery. The team went into the lottery in the seventh spot but moved up to No. 4 in the draft. Now, Toronto has a lot of avenues they could explore this offseason. Masai Ujiri has not shown his hand, as the team..." July 27
Sportsnaut "There’s a decent chance that the Washington Wizards will look to trade former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook this summer. All of this is dependent on whether Bradley Beal requests a trade. If so, Washington’s brass will have to blow it all up and start anew with a rebuild...." July 27
NBA Analysis "Lakers’ general manager Rob Pelinka is never a stranger to making big moves during the NBA offseason and he could look to do so again this offseason for his organization. After being booted out of the playoffs in the first-round to the Phoenix Suns in early June, speculation began about..." July 27
Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors draft picks in the annual 2021 NBA Draft consist of the seventh and 14th selections. They acquired that top pick in the now-lopsided deal that sent D’Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins. How Golden State navigates through..." July 27
Bleacher Report "It's getting to be that time of year. You know, the one where we all stay glued to Twitter for the better part of a weekend, waiting with bated breath for the next bit of breaking news from Adrian Wojnarowski, Shams Charania or any of the NBA's myriad plugged-in reporters. Yep, the..." July 27
"The NBA's board of governors voted Tuesday to continue the play-in tournament for the 2021-22 season, the league announced.
It will use the same format as the 2020-21 version, which involved seeds No. 7-10 in each conference.