With the 2019 NBA Draft over and Summer League coming up, it appears that the Cleveland Cavaliers have plans for a East coast version of Portland Trail Blazers backcourt duo, Damian Lilliard and CJ McCollum in Collin Sexton and Darius Garland. Garland, taken with the fifth overall pick by the Cavs, will not participate in the Cavs Summer League due to team reasons, will be paired with Sexton, the Cavs'
BROOKLYN, NY -- What was once widely expected became official Thursday evening as the New Orleans Pelicans selected former Duke Blue Devils forward, Zion Williamson No.1 overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. Tabbed as the next transcendent generational type of talent not seen since LeBron James, Williamson averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists while shooting 68 percent from the field in his line season down in Durham. A
NBA Draft day is here! It’s no secret that top sportsbooks, along with Las Vegas sportsbooks, have Zion Williamson going No. 1 overall. The New Orleans Pelicans were the lucky team that pulled the ace out of the middle of the deck to win the draft lottery. The loss of Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers suddenly isn’t so brutal. The Pelicans are about to be re-upped. Apparently, they
With the 2019 NBA Finals now in the books and the Los Angeles Lakers completing a blockbuster trade for New Orleans Pelicans center/forward Anthony Davis, the upcoming 2019 NBA Draft will definitely be one to watch. With picks 1-4 likely set with New Orleans projected to take Zion Williamson with the top overall pick, Ja Morant to the Memphis Grizzlies at No.2, RJ Barrett to the New York Knicks at
Due to the unfortunate injury to Duke Blue Devils star power forward, and projected top overall pick in the upcoming 2019 NBA Draft in Zion Williamson, there is much speculation as to who the first player taken might be. It still might be Zion, who has been diagnosed with a mild right knee strain--and may either be shut down as a precaution--or try to comeback and help lead Duke to
Conference tournament season is upon us in college basketball, and with more basketball on TV now than ever, the visibility of all of the elite prospects is higher than it has been all year. Games between the top-tier prospects don’t happen every day in the current landscape of college basketball, so being able to watch those prospects go at each other in both a team aspect, but also in an
The upcoming 2018 NBA draft is one of the most intriguing in recent memory, with multiple franchise-changing players entering into the league. Those players have the potential to alter the course of the league upon their arrival, but they’ve got to live up to the hype that is being laid out for them in college. Today, we’ll take a look at my prediction for how this draft is going to
“With the first selection in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavs select Anthony Bennett, Power Forward, UNLV.” My initial response. “Hmmm. Okay... Who’s Anthony Bennett?” After weeks of speculation the Cleveland Cavaliers made Anthony Bennett their first overall selection. A pick that has to have a lot of fans puzzled, a lot of fans angry, and some probably overjoyed. But to be fair, no matter who the Cavs took
The 2013 NBA Draft will begin shortly. Questions remain on who will go no.1 to the Cleveland Cavaliers, what trades will get made and if teams that don't have a pick like the Golden State Warriors might make a move to acquire a draft pick.
The New Orleans Pelicans may have an interest in drafting Michigan point guard Trey Burke with the 2013 NBA Draft on the horizon, according to The Times-Picayune. Presumably, the Pelicans are trying to go in a new direction since the loss of Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2010. One of those stepping stones to rebuilding the now-struggling franchise would be to draft a permanent point guard replacement