Tag: NBA DRAFT

Adrian Wojnarowski Tells Us His Favorite Thing About Covering The NBA Draft

ESPN/Uproxx Last Thursday was a busy one for the entire NBA universe, and as such, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski had to kick things into hyperdrive. The 2019 NBA Draft was a hectic evening, one filled with teams making moves all over the place, players rising and falling out of the blue, and of course, the most […]

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The N.B.A.’s Draft Show Goes On, With Style — Even if It Shouldn’t

How many more NBA drafts will the cable networks be able to put on? This is a moral quandary over equitable employment practices, mental health and, frankly, racial optics. It’s not a fashion question. As fashion, the answer is probably “forever!” The broadcasts have added a procession that gives some pomp to the circumstance. A […]

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Reid Travis NBA Draft: Celtics, Bulls Among Top Undrafted Free Agent Fits

Getty Reid Travis #22 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball against the Houston Cougars during the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional. Reid Travis had about the worst thing happen to him mid-season at Kentucky. He injured his knee in February, and while he returned in time for the NCAA Tournament, he needed to […]

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Jontay Porter NBA Draft: Lakers, Spurs Among Top Undrafted Free Agent Fits

Getty Missouri center Jontay Porter Among the many talented players who were not selected in the 2019 NBA Draft, former Missouri center Jontay Porter was among the most head-scratching. The 6-foot-11 big man was widely-expected to be picked at some point in the draft, but the question was more about “when,” not “if.” Porter falling […]

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Matisse Thybulle Is Bringing A Defense Wins Championships Mindset To The Sixers

Getty Image BROOKLYN – The NBA Draft is oftentimes about what players can be. Potential is a powerful thing, as young men have made millions upon millions of dollars based solely on what they can maybe become as basketball players if all goes well. It’s the great paradox of the draft: Teams want good players […]

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Your Must-See Sports Headlines for Today, June 21

Sarah Stier/Getty Images Zion Williamson was officially welcomed into the NBA on Thursday night when the New Orleans Pelicans selected him number one overall in the NBA Draft. Welcome to the roundup of must-see sports headlines from Thursday, highlighted by Zion Williamson being taken number one overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA […]

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