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2018 NBA Draft prop bets: There are no sure things, but Deandre Ayton at No. 1 is close

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

According to one sportsbook, you have to wager $25 to win $1 that the Suns will pick Deandre Ayton first overall, among several prop bets.
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NBA Draft mistakes: Every team's ugliest, most painful regret

NBA Draft mistakes: Every team's ugliest, most painful regret

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

This list is going to be fun... until you get to the page with your team.
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With Ayton, Bagley, NBA draft could be big night for big men

With Ayton, Bagley, NBA draft could be big night for big men

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

NEW YORK It could be a big night for big men in the NBA draft.
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Will Trae Young's Roller-Coaster Season, Draft Week Get Him to the Right Place?

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

NEW YORK - Trae Young strolled into a conference room stuffed with dozens of eager reporters clutching cameras and cellphones. This was Wednesday, the day before the 2018 NBA draft...
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Report: Wizards may trade Marcin Gortat during NBA draft

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

NBA fans are awaiting news of a blockbuster deal as the 2018 NBA Draft approaches, but they should also be prepared to hear Marcin Gortat is on the move.Ben Mehic of Bullets Forever reports there's a “good chance” the Washington Wizards center is traded soon, and a deal could happen as early as draft night. Gortat has spent the last five seasons in Washington, appearing in 402 regular-season and 40 playoffs games.But in 2017-18, his role shrunk to 25.3 minutes per contest. Gortat averaged 8.4 points and 7.3 rebounds, all of which were the lowest numbers of his career since becoming a...
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Report: Mavs expected to pick Mo Bamba if available at No. 5

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

As the countdown until the 2018 NBA Draft reaches the final hours, a clearer picture of what will take place tonight is beginning to emerge.ESPN's Jonathan Givony reports the Dallas Mavericks are expected to take Mo Bamba with the No. 5 overall selection if they keep the pick and the Texas center is available.Givony added the organization remains in active talks with teams, including the Chicago Bulls, about a potential trade on draft day. If Dallas could slide down to Chicago's No. 7 pick, the Mavs could find a more comfortable spot to draft forward Michael Porter Jr. from...
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Bills GM: Former 1st-rounder Lawson 'hasn't lived up' to expectations

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane all but acknowledged that former first-round pick Shaq Lawson , who was drafted by a different regime, has been a bust throughout his first two seasons. "Shaq is a guy that this franchise put a lot of stock in with a first-round pick," Beane told The Athletic's Matthew Fairburn. "It's no secret he hasn't lived up to that. Sean and I are very frank. We try not to be rude, but we don't beat around the bush. We laid out the expectations for Shaq." Though he's battled various injuries, Lawson has only posted six sacks in 21 career games. He was...
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5 rules to spice up your fantasy football league

5 rules to spice up your fantasy football league

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Get ready for your season with theScore's 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit. Getting bored with fantasy football? Or maybe you play in several different leagues and want to differentiate one? There's no reason you have to stick with the default rules offered by your provider. Using FAAB instead of rolling waivers, adding a superflex slot, or even eliminating kickers can all improve your league. But there's no reason you have to stop there. Below, we outline five significant rule changes that can help reinvigorate a dying league or take a thriving one to another level. 1. Live draft with...
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NBA Draft: Warriors could have to spend $5.1 million for second round pick

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

At this point, it's pretty much a given that the Golden State Warriors will attempt to buy a second round pick in the NBA Draft for the third consecutive year. However, after grabbing Jordan Bell and Patrick McCaw in the past two drafts - not to mention Draymond Green back in 2012 - people are starting to wonder whether anybody will actually participate in a trade with the Warriors if they come calling. As Marcus Thompson of The Athletic tweeted, “If you're an NBA GM and the Warriors come calling with $3.5 million to buy your second-round pick, do you answer?” Well, Marc Stein of New York...
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Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic lead tiered 2018 NBA draft board

4 monthes ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Full first-round rankings
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Canadian point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander could be a top-10 pick in NBA draft

Canadian point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander could be a top-10 pick in NBA draft

4 monthes ago   |   By CBC

Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is expected to be a top pick in the first round of the NBA draft.
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NBA Draft 2018: Marvin Bagley III drops his own rap song, and it's much better than Lonzo Ball's

4 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

The projected top-five pick is setting foot in the entertainment biz before setting foot on the court
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A Holiday brother with big NBA dreams is sick of talking height

A Holiday brother with big NBA dreams is sick of talking height

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

At 5-foot-11 3/4 inches, UCLA junior guard Aaron Holiday was the second-shortest prospect at the NBA draft combine. Only Carsen Edwards, at 5-foot-10 3/4, was shorter - and he has since decided to return to Purdue. None of which mattered much to Holiday on Wednesday, the eve of the NBA draft. Holiday, brother of Jrue...
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Q&A: Lonnie Walker talks NBA draft and Bruce Lee versus MJ

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The projected lottery pick discusses his alter ego on the court, which players he patterns his game after, and more.
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Six for Six: Possible selections for Magic with No. 6 pick

Six for Six: Possible selections for Magic with No. 6 pick

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

The Orlando Magic have the No. 6 pick in the NBA draft. Here are six possibilities when they get on the clock.
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LaVar Ball's JBA tips off Thursday

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

While most of the basketball world will be watching the NBA draft Thursday night, LaVar Ball is set to launch his Junior Basketball Association with a doubleheader in suburban Los Angeles. The Atlanta Ballers will take on the Chicago Ballers in the first game, with the Los Angeles Ballers - featuring LaVar's youngest son LaMelo Ball - hosting the New York Ballers. Both contests, as well as all JBA games this season, will be available on Facebook. Ball has had trouble selling tickets for the new league, according to the New York Post's Jaclyn Hendricks. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures...
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Pro Player Comparisons for Top 30 Prospects in the 2018 NBA Draft

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Not all NBA fans are well-versed in the NCAA; even fewer are experts on what is happening in European leagues. When the draft comes, most are trying to figure out who their team is going to get beforehand or who they got afterward...
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NBA Draft 2018: Here Are Six Players Celtics Could Target With No. 27 Pick

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Compared to recent years, the 2018 NBA Draft should be relatively uneventful for the Boston Celtics.... Right? The Celtics currently own just one selection in Thursday's draft, at No. 27 overall. There's been some scuttlebutt about Boston trading up to land a top-10 pick, though, and anything can happen on draft night - especially with C's president of basketball operations Danny Ainge running the show. But let's assume for now the Celtics keep the 27th pick. Who will they use it on? Boston appears to be casting a wide net, so that answer may be anyone's guess. Still, we have some sense of...
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2018 NBA Mock Draft: Final look and projection of all 60 picks before teams pick Thursday night

4 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Matt Norlander gives predictions and insights on all 60 picks, including why Michael Porter Jr. and Trae Young go top-six
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Re-Drafting the Top 5 NBA Draft Picks of the Past 5 Seasons

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Let's reimagine some of the NBA 's most recent drafts, shall we? In the spirit of Thursday's NBA draft, we'll pore over the past five editions and rewrite history accordingly...
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Florida State routs Canisius 93-61 behind Mfiondu Kabengele's 18 points

Florida State routs Canisius 93-61 behind Mfiondu Kabengele's 18 points

Mfiondu Kabengele scored a career-high 18 points as No. 14 Florida State warmed up after a seven-day layoff to beat Canisius 93-61 on Monday night. Read more ...

Wizards' John Wall fined for cursing at coach Scott Brooks

Wizards' John Wall fined for cursing at coach Scott Brooks

The Washington Wizards fined All-Star guard John Wall for cursing at head coach Scott Brooks during a heated practice. Read more ...

Report: Wizards Showing ‘Willingness' to Trade John Wall and Bradley Beal

Report: Wizards Showing ‘Willingness' to Trade John Wall and Bradley Beal

After a 5-11 start to the season that coach Scott Brooks has called “embarrassing,” the Washington Wizards appear to be open to exploring all of their options in terms of... Read more ...

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night Read more ...

Clippers Win 5th in-a-row, top Hawks 127-119

Clippers Win 5th in-a-row, top Hawks 127-119

Six Clippers finished with double-digits in scoring. Read more ...

Report: Several Wizards Players Had Verbal Altercations at Practice

Report: Several Wizards Players Had Verbal Altercations at Practice

The Wizards had a heated practice recently, with several players involved in verbal altercations, reports The Athletic's Shams Charania. Washington has stumbled to a 5-11 start... Read more ...

WATCH: Holiday makes another statement in Pacers' win over Jazz

WATCH: Holiday makes another statement in Pacers' win over Jazz

Aaron Holiday had 19 points and seven rebounds and Domas Sabonis fell just short of a triple-double in the Pacers' win over the Jazz on Monday night. Read more ...

NBA fines Miami's Josh Richardson $25,000 for shoe toss

NBA fines Miami's Josh Richardson $25,000 for shoe toss

NBA fines Miami guard Josh Richardson $25,000 for tossing one of his sneakers into stands Read more ...

NBA notebook: Warriors giving Green 'time off,' says Kerr

NBA notebook: Warriors giving Green 'time off,' says Kerr

Golden State forward Draymond Green missed Saturday night's game at Dallas because of an injured toe, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr doesn't sound as if he's in a hurry to rush... Read more ...

Joakim Noah is on the verge of another NBA chance

Joakim Noah is on the verge of another NBA chance

Joakim Noah's NBA vacation could be over. The Knicks' free-agent bust is in talks with the Grizzlies, the New York Times reports. The Knicks released Noah using the stretch... Read more ...