NBA Draft

June 23, 2019 - 3:56 pm
The Knicks just had the worst season (tied with 2015) in franchise history, winning a paltry 17 games. Their reward was the third overall pick in the NBA Draft. At this point in their rebuild, it was essential for the Knicks to pick the right player and they think they did when they drafted one of...
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June 21, 2019 - 11:26 pm
By Eli Hershkovich With the 2019 NBA Draft concluded, most will have their attention turned towards free agency and title futures . But there’s also value to be had while betting on the Rookie of the Year (ROY) award. Considering six of the past 10 winners manned the point guard position, it’s...
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Cameron Johnson
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June 21, 2019 - 6:39 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft has come and gone, and the top three picks -- Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett -- were practically guaranteed. But the remaining lottery picks were heavily disputed among experts and bettors alike.
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June 21, 2019 - 1:17 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. Amid great pomp and circumstance at the Barclays Center in New York on Thursday night, Williamson was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. The...
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NBA Draft Fashion
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 21, 2019 - 10:50 am
They’re off the court — and ready for the catwalk. We all remember the showstopping looks of this year's NFL Draft . Now, from flamboyant patterns to quirky colors, the 2019 NBA Draft class also had no shortage of style. After all, when your line of work requires you to make the same fashion...
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June 20, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Duke forward Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick taken by the New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday's NBA Draft. Williamson is a 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward form Salisbury, North Carolina. He began playing AAU basketball when he was just five years old, playing on a team of nine...
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Coby White talks at the 2019 NBA Draft.
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June 20, 2019 - 12:45 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft begins at 7 p.m. ET at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Check here for all the latest NBA Draft developments. 12:39 a.m. The final pick of the night is Vanja Marinkovic of Serbia, who was selected by the Sacramento Kings. 12:36 a.m. The NBA champion Toronto Raptors select...
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Stephen Curry celebrates an NBA Finals victory.
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June 20, 2019 - 12:36 pm
There is always plenty of pressure for teams when it comes to draft night in the NBA. The right pick can set a franchise up for success for a long time while the wrong pick can disrupt a franchise's plans and set the organization back. The magnitude of those ramifications is only amplified when it...
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June 19, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Tomorrow's NBA Draft will be a big night for the New Orleans Pelicans, which is expected to follow up its blockbuster trade with the L.A. Lakers by selecting Duke University phenom Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. And to celebrate, for one day only, in one location only, Popeyes is...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the podium of the 2018 NBA Draft.
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June 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Even though the 2019-20 NBA title odds have dominated the betting conversation after the Pelicans shipped off Anthony Davis to the Lakers, wagering on the draft provides an enticing way to watch the four-hour event. Duke product Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to be selected first overall...
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