Daily Archives: July 7, 2022

ESPN’s Zach Lowe sees Rockets as sleeping giant in 2023 free agency

With two elite young prospects in Jalen Green and Jabari Smith Jr. leading a young roster and significant future draft capital, the Houston Rockets have drawn rave reviews for the early stages of their rebuild. But it’s also worth noting that Houston’s salary cap management has them positioned for similarly strong success in free agency, too. This offseason, the Rockets …

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Who is coaching each team?

Who is coaching each NBA summer league team? originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Las Vegas Summer League offers inexperienced players a chance to get accustomed to the NBA stage. While the new talent is gaining reps on the court, other members of their organizations are getting an opportunity on the sideline. Just like the league’s biggest stars, every team’s …

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Warriors no longer 2023 NBA title favorites after first free agency week

Warriors no longer title favorites after first week of free agency originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The day after the Warriors won their fourth championship in eight seasons, our partners at PointsBet deemed them co-favorites to defend their title in 2022-23. The Warriors, Boston Celtics and LA Clippers were all given +600 odds to win the NBA finals next …

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Pelicans’ Devonte’ Graham charged with DWI

Field Level Media Oladipo returns to Heat, aiming toward return to past form Victor Oladipo went into free agency with his eyes open, determined to find what would be the best place for him. Oladipo signed his new contract with the Miami Heat on Thursday, a two-year deal with the second of those years at his option. Injuries and recovery …

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Bowman to Take Part in NBA Summer League With Spurs

Ky Bowman is still trying to prove he belongs in the NBA. The former Boston College men’s basketball star is part of the San Antonio Spurs’ Summer League roster this year after playing with the Spurs’ G League affiliate, the Austin Spurs, this past season. Austin acquired Bowman’s rights from the Agua Caliente Clippers, the Los Angeles Clippers’ G League …

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Timberwolves’ projected depth chart with Rudy Gobert

When new executives come into a situation, there is usually a seismic shift in personnel. That is exactly what happened for the Minnesota Timberwolves. New president Tim Connelly made his mark immediately by trading several first-round picks along with Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Jarred Vanderbilt and Leandro Bolmaro to acquire Rudy Gobert. Coming off one of the best finishes in franchise history, …

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Ripple effects of six NBA offseason moves, including Jalen Brunson ditching Dallas, Wolves’ Rudy Gobert gamble

If we’ve learned anything from Brian Windhorst’s “What’s going on in Utah?” monologue, it’s that NBA transactions never occur in a vacuum. A Royce O’Neale trade is not just a Royce O’Neale trade. Many moves that seem strange make more sense after the next one. Some of the moves that haven’t happened yet are on hold because the parties involved …

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College basketball rankings: Arizona moves into top 15 after five-star PG Kylan Boswell reclassifies to 2022

1 Gonzaga The Bulldogs’ ranking is based on Gonzaga returning six of the top eight scorers from a team that finished first at KenPom – among them Drew Timme and Julian Strawther. That provides Mark Few with a strong veteran core that will be supported by transfers – most notably Malachi Smith, a combo guard who averaged 19.9 points for …

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Pelicans’ Graham arrested for driving while impaired in NC

RALEIGH (AP) New Orleans Pelicans guard Devonte Graham was arrested early Thursday in Raleigh for driving while impaired and speeding, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. The police report indicated Graham was pulled over 2:39 a.m. for driving 63 mph in a 40 mph zone. During the course of the traffic stop Graham displayed signs of impairment and …

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Predicting which college basketball teams can win the 2023 national championship based on first-round talent

Back in January, CBS Sports found that since the ABA and NBA merged in 1976, every college basketball national champion yielded at least one top-30 pick in the NBA Draft. Forty-four of those 45 teams produced a first-round pick, with only 1987 Indiana failing to hit that checkpoint because there were only 23 first-round picks at the time (Steve Alford …

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NBA offseason: Ripple effects six moves, including Jalen Brunson ditching Dallas, Wolves getting Rudy Gobert

If we’ve learned anything from Brian Windhorst’s “What’s going on in Utah?” monologue, it’s that NBA transactions never occur in a vacuum. A Royce O’Neale trade is not just a Royce O’Neale trade. Many moves that seem strange make more sense after the next one. Some of the moves that haven’t happened yet are on hold because the parties involved …

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Kevin Durant bidding war ‘isn’t really hot right now’

Report: Kevin Durant bidding war ‘isn’t really hot right now’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Kevin Durant’s trade request has been public for more than a week, and yet the Brooklyn Nets superstar hasn’t been moved. Even though Durant is arguably the best player in the NBA, these deals aren’t always easy to complete. The Nets are, understandably, asking …

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There is no bidding war to trade for Nets star Kevin Durant

Despite Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving’s trade request from the Brooklyn Nets, sports analysts inferred that the bidding war for the two stars hasn’t really taken off yet. When it comes to Durant, specifically, there hasn’t been a big market even though over half of the league has called the organization with interest in the sharpshooting slender forward. Teams have …

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Warriors promote Jama Mahlalela to fill Mike Brown vacancy

Report: Warriors promote Mahlalela to fill Brown vacancy originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Warriors are promoting from within to replace the coaching vacancy left by former assistant coach Mike Brown. Jama Mahlalela will move to Brown’s spot at the front of the bench next season, The Athletic’s Anthony Slater reported Thursday, citing sources. Brown, of course, left after …

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Best Plays of Last 5 Summer Leagues

Take a look back at some of the top plays from the past 5 summer leagues! Stay up-to-date on news, live scores & stats with the … Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJcXDLMrQVw Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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