And-Ones: Seattle, Las Vegas, Expansion, Baker, Tatum

May 29, 2022
The NBA may have earmarked Seattle and Las Vegas as potential expansion locations. According to John Canzano of 750 The Game, the league is eyeing both cities if it adds expansion teams, though no further details have been made available. Canzano made his comments on Seattle radio station 93.3 KJR (Twitter link). It’s worth noting […]

Micic Seeking NBA Move, OKC May Deal His Rights

May 28, 2022
Serbian star Vasilije Micic is leaning towards making the jump to the NBA next season but not necessarily to the team that owns his rights, according to Domantas Sabonas of Basketball News (hat tip to RealGM). The Thunder acquired Micic’s draft rights from the 76ers, who drafted him in the second round in 2014, in December […]

Draft Notes: Hollatz, Baldwin Jr., Guerrier, Slawson, Bothwell, Akot

German guard Justus Hollatz declared himself eligible for the draft but the international prospect is signing a two-year contract with the Spanish club Broegan Lugo, according to post. Hollatz played last season with Hamburg Towers of the EuroCup League. We have more draft-related decisions: Potential first-round pick Patrick Baldwin Jr. is staying in the […]

Draft Notes: J. Williams, Sasser, LaRavia, Houstan, Minott, More

May 27, 2022
Santa Clara wing Jalen Williams was perhaps the standout of last week’s draft combine in Chicago, while Houston guard Marcus Sasser looked like the best player at the G League Elite Camp, John Hollinger and Sam Vecenie of The Athletic write as part of their analysis of the combine. Hollinger and Vecenie suggest that Williams’ […]

Northwest Notes: Mitchell, Gobert, Thunder, Branch, Timberwolves

May 25, 2022
Should the Jazz opt to break up their playoff core during the offseason, Eric Walden and Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune wonder what Utah GM Justin Zanik might be able to get for All-Stars Donovan Mitchell or Rudy Gobert on the trade market. Walden and Larsen note that the Jazz own one of […]

Draft Rumors: Top Two Picks, Daniels, Nembhard, Matkovic, More

May 24, 2022
Magic executives have made it clear they’ll do their homework on all their options for the No. 1 pick, even beyond Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, and Paolo Banchero, writes Jonathan Givony of ESPN (Insider link). However, most NBA teams believe that process will be a formality and consider Smith to be the clear favorite to […]

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