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Dyson Daniels or TyTy Washington at No. 11, Knicks bigs shooting 3-pointers and more

It’s been a month and a half since Taj Gibson hit a corner 3-pointer, yet NBA basketball is still happening. The conference finals are wrapping up. The Knicks, meanwhile, are preparing for the draft and free agency. Today, we discuss it all. Earlier this week, I fielded questions from readers about Jalen Brunson musings, the …

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Taking stock of the Nets rookies with the coach who oversaw their development

Entering the 2022 Draft, the Brooklyn Nets have just one draft pick – the Philadelphia 76ers’ selection in the first round. As is the norm for most NBA contenders, the Nets have traded away the majority of their draft compensation for win-now players. Brooklyn can also defer Philadelphia’s pick to next year’s draft, leaving the …

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Why the Grizzlies’ flexibility to do anything could result in them doing nothing

One oddity of the two-month-long traipse through the NBA postseason is that our perspective on early playoffs series tends to shift a bit as a result of what happens in later rounds. For instance, Utah’s loss to Dallas in the first round may not look so bad now that the Mavs vanquished mighty Phoenix two …

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Collin Sexton, Caris LeVert, Kevin Love, Trade Targets

HoopsHype’s Michael Scotto and Cavaliers beat writer Chris Fedor discuss Collin Sexton’s free agency, Caris LeVert’s extension chances and Kevin Love’s future. The duo also discussed the latest on Cleveland’s NBA Draft, free agent and trade targets on the latest edition of the HoopsHype podcast. For more interviews with players, coaches, and media members, be …

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Why the Grizzlies’ flexibility to do anything could result in them doing nothing

One oddity of the two-month-long traipse through the NBA postseason is that our perspective on early playoffs series tends to shift a bit as a result of what happens in later rounds. For instance, Utah’s loss to Dallas in the first round may not look so bad now that the Mavs vanquished mighty Phoenix two …

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Where Trevor Keels, Duke’s other NBA Draft hopefuls stand after the combine

Time to finalize some big boards. On the heels of last week’s NBA Draft Combine in Chicago – where the nation’s top talents measure physically, test athletically, interview with teams, and (sometimes) play in 5-on-5 scrimmages – the next task awaiting teams is trying to process and sort all that information. That means weighing in-season …

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NBA Offseason Buzz: All Eyes on Utah Jazz Stars + Knicks, Clippers, Pelicans Rumors | Bleacher Report

Melissa Majchrzak / NBAE via Getty Images The offseason has begun for all but eight teams in the NBA, and no franchise’s future has been a greater subject of discussion in league circles than that of the Utah Jazz. But for all the talk of potential wholesale changes in Salt Lake City following another premature …

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In ways big and small, here’s how the Raptors can reshape their roster

This week, the league’s executives and any player agent of note are in Chicago for the NBA draft combine, which also serves as a meeting ground where teams start shopping in earnest to see what’s available to improve themselves heading into next season, both via free agency and trade. But the Toronto Raptors’ plan for …

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Celtics-Heat preview: Jayson Tatum vs. Jimmy Butler, breaking down defenses, predictions and more

If it feels like the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics are always in the Eastern Conference finals, well, there is a reason. The Celtics have reached the conference finals four times in the last six seasons but have yet to get to the NBA Finals during that stretch. This is Miami’s seventh trip to the …

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