Ranking the 5 Best Decisions in the 2022 NBA Draft

The NBA draft is over, and fans are feeling emotional about the team’s latest move. Many players will make their first appearances for their new teams during next month’s Summer League. There were many compelling storylines and developments throughout draft night. Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren and Jabari Smith Jr. have all found where they will … Read more

Steve Clifford returns to the Hornets as head coach | DayDayNews Professional

Steve Reid Associated Press CHARLOTTE — Steve Clifford is returning to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed to a multi-year deal to return to the Hornets as head coach four years after being fired by team owner Michael Jordan, the team announced Friday night. Charlotte previously agreed to a four-year contract with Golden State assistant Kenny Atkinson … Read more

Ohio State guard Malachi Branum selected in 2022 NBA draft

On Thursday night, two Ohio State basketball players saw their dreams come true in the 2022 NBA draft. Malachi Branum was eliminated in the first round when the San Antonio Spurs selected him with the 20th overall pick. Then, when the New Orleans Pelicans called his name, EJ Liddell slipped to the second round. For … Read more

How John Calipari’s NBA Draft Picks Are Performing in the League

John Calipari’s reputation for getting his players into the NBA is widely cited in college basketball. Calipari has been the head coach of a slew of NBA draft picks since he was head coach at Kentucky, Memphis and Massachusetts. How many of these rookies became All-Stars? champion? MVP? Earn other NBA honors? Below is the … Read more

NBA draft prospect hides medical to rig the draft

As the 2022 NBA draft approaches, more rumors of potential lottery picks are starting to circulate. Gonzaga Bulldogs center Chet Holmgren is a lottery pick dealing with rumors of potential problems. As one of the top rookies in the 2022 NBA draft, Holmgren always has to deal with some scrutiny during the draft process. Given … Read more

NBA Rumor Roundup: Damian Lillard lays out list of players he’d like to play with, Phoenix Suns could lose their star big man, and more

The 2022 NBA Finals are tied two games apiece, with Golden State winning Game 4 in Boston after Stephen Curry’s magic. “Babyface Assassin” scored 43 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and hit seven 3-pointers to force the Dubs back into the series. The finals are now reduced to a best-of-three series with two games in San … Read more

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum is NBA’s most boring superstar

As of press time, the poor Boston Celtics are leading the not-so-poor Golden State Warriors 2-1 in the NBA Finals.This series has Suck. Three games, three blowouts. The Golden State Warriors inevitably had a wave of offense, using a swarming, suffocating defense at a disadvantage against a team full of young players. Once a two-way … Read more

Dyson Daniels likely won’t fall to Knicks in 2022 NBA draft

Dyson Daniels stock was one of the few stocks that rose during these difficult economic times. The 6-foot-8 Australian point guard entered the combined NBA draft last month and is sure to play when the Knicks take the 11th overall pick. But the 19-year-old G-League Ignite omnipotent guard has impressed in Chicago. His Pro Day … Read more

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck discusses Danny Ainge departure, Ime Udoka, franchise’s five-year outlook

Over the past year, there has been a structural shift within the Celtics organization. Danny Ainge, the former president of basketball operations, stepped down from a position he had held since 2003 before becoming chief executive of the Jazz in mid-December. Immediately after Ainge left, Brad Stevens moved to the front office, which led to … Read more

Star recruit Shaedon Sharpe leaves Kentucky for NBA draft

Shaedon Sharpe shoots around as the University of Kentucky hosts Vanderbilt at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, Tuesday, February 2, 2022. Ryan C. Hermans rhermens@herald-leader.com Finally confirming months of expectations, star basketball recruit Shadden Sharp announced Tuesday night that he would be leaving Kentucky without ever playing a game for the Wildcats. Sharp, who turned … Read more