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Hawks take French teen Risacher with NBA draft first pick

Zaccharie Risacher has previously played for ASVEL and JL Bourg in the French league [Reuters] The Atlanta Hawks selected teenage French forward Zaccharie Risacher with the first overall pick of the NBA draft. It is the second year running that a French player has been chosen first. Last year there was little doubt Victor Wembanyama would be the number one …

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Carter finds ‘perfect’ home with Kings thanks to drive, family ties

Carter finds ‘perfect’ home with Kings thanks to drive, family ties originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area SACRAMENTO — The Kings added some needed defensive help and depth to an already crowded backcourt Wednesday when they took Big East Conference Player of the Year Devin Carter with the No. 13 overall pick in the 2024 NBA Draft. Carter was …

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NBA draft first-round winners, losers: Kings strike gold with Carter

NBA draft first-round winners, losers: Kings strike gold with Carter originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The first round of the 2024 NBA Draft is in the books. Zaccharie Risacher from France went first overall to the Atlanta Hawks, with Alex Sarr, also of France, following at No. 2 to the Washington Wizards before Kentucky’s Reed Sheppard went to …

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Lakers get immense value in Dalton Knecht as Tennessee star slides to No. 17 but links up with LeBron James

After a short but newsworthy tumble out of the lottery, Tennessee wing Dalton Knecht was scooped up by a team that can absolutely use his scoring versatility. The Los Angeles Lakers landed Knecht with the No. 17 overall pick in the 2024 NBA Draft, acquiring a high-volume shooter to work alongside LeBron James next season. Knecht took an extremely unconventional path to the NBA. …

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2024 NBA Draft – Top available prospects for round 2

Isis Young, Krysten Peek, Lamar Hurd, and Tom Haberstroh discuss several top players available for round 2 of the 2024 NBA Draft. View more Video Transcript Well, round one of the NBA draft is complete. Round two coming up and there are still a lot of very good available players at the college level that are available at around two. …

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Is Baylor Scheierman a perfect fit for the Celtics?

Isis Young, Krysten Peek, Lamar Hurd, and Tom Haberstroh discuss the Boston Celtics’ decision to select Baylor Scheierman with the 30th pick in the 2024 NBA Draft. View more Video Transcript All right. Well, the defending champs, the Boston Celtics have selected Baylor Shireman as their 30th pick in the NBA draft Shireman out of Creighton good wing player, 66, …

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2024 NBA Draft: Baylor’s Yves Missi, drafted No. 21 by Pelicans, wants to be the next Dereck Lively II

NEW YORK — Yves Missi is an enormous, super-athletic center who covers an absurd amount of ground on defense. The day before the NBA Draft, Missi described himself as “someone with high motor and high energy who is able to block shots, play defense [and] finish through contact.” He regularly threw down thunderous dunks during his single season in college, …

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Sixers snag Duke sharpshooter Jared McCain with 16th pick

Sixers snag Duke sharpshooter Jared McCain with 16th pick originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia CAMDEN, N.J. — The Sixers snagged a shooter with the 16th overall pick in Wednesday night’s NBA draft. The team took Duke product Jared McCain, a 20-year-old guard who posted 14.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game in his one college …

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Report: Wizards trading Deni Avdija to Trail Blazers for Malcolm Brogdon, No. 14 pick used to select Bub Carrington

The Washington Wizards traded forward Deni Avdija to the Portland Trail Blazers for guard Malcolm Brogdon, the No. 14 pick in Wednesday’s draft and a 2029 pick, ESPN’s Wojnarowski reports. The Trail Blazers used that No. 14 pick to select Pittsburgh guard Bub Carrington, who will join the Wizards via the trade. Avdija is coming off his fourth NBA season …

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Did the Hawks make the right call with Zaccharie Risacher at #1?

Isis Young, Krysten Peek, Lamar Hurd, and Tom Haberstroh discuss the Atlanta Hawks’ decision to select Zaccharie Risacher with the top pick in the 2024 NBA Draft. View more Video Transcript All right. Well, the number one overall pick in the 2024 NBA draft is in, it is Zachary Ricer, the 19 year old Frenchman KP is smiling, Tom is …

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When will Bronny James be selected in the NBA draft?

Yahoo Sports’ Draft Live discusses where the USC Trojans’ guard – and son of superstar LeBron James – will likely be selected in the 2024 NBA draft. View more Video Transcript Moving on, we have to talk about Bronnie, where will Bonnie games James get drafted? That is the conversation that everyone has talked about with this draft. That’s been …

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OG Anunoby staying with Knicks: Star defender set to sign five-year, $212.5 million contract, per reports

Getty Images The New York Knicks are re-signing OG Anunoby to a five-year, $212.5 million contract that will make him the highest-paid player in franchise history, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal will include a player option and a trade kicker, but comes in below the roughly $245 million max figure the Knicks could have paid him. According to …

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Knicks’ OG Anunoby to return on five-year, $212.5 million deal: Report

The New York Knicks are having a very good week. Knicks star OG Anunoby intends to re-sign with the team on a five-year, $212.5 million contract, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Free agent F OG Anunoby intends to sign a five-year, $212.5 million contract to return to the New York Knicks, sources tell ESPN. Deal will include a player option …

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