Fewer Teams Expected To Tank During 20-21 Season

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The NBA could have fewer teams tanking during the 20-21 regular season ahead of what is supposed to be a strong 2021 draft class. The Oklahoma City Thunder are widely expected to make 20-21 a rebuilding season after overachieving following the trades of Paul George and Russell Westbrook. Oklahoma City built the foundation of their …

Deni Avdija Emerges as Potential Top 3 Candidate

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The Golden State Warriors were blown away by a recent workout with Israeli draft prospect Deni Avdija, Ethan Strauss of The Athletic reports. The versatile forward worked out for the team in Atlanta on Thursday morning. The fact that the Warriors were scouting Avdija and came away impressed doesn’t mean necessarily that they are considering …

Pacers Interested In Trade For Gordon Hayward

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The Indiana Pacers have interest in trading for Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, sources tell Ian Begley of SNY.tv. Hayward is expected to exercise his player option for the 20-21 season worth $34.2 million and become a free agent again in 2021. Hayward is from Indiana and played collegiately at Butler.  The Pacers have …

What Comes Next for Carmelo Anthony?

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Carmelo Anthony had a great run with the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2019-20 season, averaging 15.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Now, set to be a free agent this summer, he has certainly shown enough to earn another contract to continue playing somewhere in the league. Where will he end up playing in …

Wolves Have Yet To Identify Preferred Pick At No. 1

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The Minnesota Timberwolves admitted they have yet to zero in on one player with the first overall pick, but Gersson Rosas is confident they will identify that player by the time they’re on the clock on Nov. 18. “The analysis is fair,” Rosas said during Wednesday’s videoconference availability. “There’s no guy that has separated himself …

Michael Jordan: ‘I Have No Patience For Coaching’

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Michael Jordan remains the biggest NBA icon in the basketball world and, yet, there’s still an air of mystique that surrounds the six-time champion. Hoping to uncover some of the mystery, Cigar Aficionado’s Marvin R. Shanken held an extensive interview with Jordan, asking him questions about his career, his father, his hobbies and a plethora …

Explosive John Wall on Display in Pickup Game

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Seen as one of the game’s best playmakers prior to tearing his Achilles tendon last February, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is looking to return to prime form in the 2020-21 season. Wall hasn’t played an NBA game since Dec. 26, 2018, spending the better part of the last two seasons rehabbing his torn …