Tag: NBA DRAFT

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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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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Zion Williamson Gave An Emotional Speech About His Mother After He Was Drafted No. 1 Overall

Twitter Zion Williamson knew for months that he would be the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. But all the preparation in the world can’t prevent emotions from getting the better of you in major life moments. That was the case on Thursday, when Williamson was taken No. 1 overall by the New […]

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Teams Are Reportedly Calling The Pelicans About The Pick They Acquired In The Anthony Davis Trade

Getty Image The New Orleans Pelicans acquired, among other things, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft in the trade that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s not the sexiest pick in the world, especially because it comes in what is considered a three-player draft, but it would still […]

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