Month: May 2019

7:00 AM ET As the Golden State Warriors try to navigate the beginning of the NBA Finals without star Kevin Durant, team leader Draymond Green acknowledged that his role within the framework of the team is dramatically different without Durant on the floor. “It completely changes,” Green told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols in an interview that
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10:05 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Duke’s Zion Williamson — one of the most anticipated NBA draft prospects in a generation — has signed with CAA Sports, the agency announced Thursday. CAA basketball agent Austin Brown and CAA executive Lisa Joseph-Metelus will represent Williamson, sources told ESPN. Williamson, 19, has been pursued with great enthusiasm from
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11:23 PM ET LeBron James‘ sons will attend Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, California, in the fall, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPN. Bronny James, 14, and Bryce James, 11, are moving from the Crossroads School in Santa Monica to Sierra Canyon, which enrolls students from preschool to 12th grade. A source
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5:12 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN TORONTO — After missing the Toronto Raptors‘ playoff run to the NBA Finals after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last month, forward OG Anunoby said Wednesday he has begun taking contact and hopes to return to the court at some point against the Golden State Warriors. “It’s been hard, not being
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12:05 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has made his entire roster and future draft picks available in trade talks, a dramatic initiative with hopes of reshaping the team into a championship contender, league sources told ESPN. The possibility of trading All-NBA guard James Harden is believed to be extremely limited,
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Each week, four of Basketball Insiders’ top writers will break down the latest news and notes surrounding the 2019 NBA Draft. With every new version, you’ll see an updated mock draft that reflects how each writer sees the draft landscape based on the latest news, workouts, and information from the pre-draft process as well as
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8:59 AM ET Marc J. Spears Amadou Gallo Fall will be named the president of the NBA’s new Basketball Africa League Tuesday, Fall told ESPN’s The Undefeated. Fall is currently the NBA vice president and managing director for Africa. The Senegal native will begin his role as Basketball Africa League (BAL) president immediately while aiding
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