Analytics will have a greater impact on some teams choices tonight more than others. ESPN's Ben Alamar surveyed executives to find out who in the NBA uses draft analytics the best.
Shaquille O'Neal provided some advice to draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Marvin Bagley III and Jaren Jackson Jr. O'Neal and the soon-to-be rookies hosted a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide them apparel from JCPenney. Here's Bridges on receiving advice from O'Neal: "There's a lot fo links in his belt," said Bridges, who said he learned a significant amount from O'Neal: "He's won championships with the Lakers - that's what I dream about.... It's great to hear from someone who has been throughthe process and been through it at the highest level." Bridges is scheduled to work out for Cleveland next week, his final workout before the NBA Draft.
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The Rockets have yet to make a decision on whether Carmelo Anthony will start this season, but the 10-time All-Star did not shoot down the possibility of coming off the bench for the first time in his career.
Karl-Anthony Towns explains the respectful contract conversations he had with the Timberwolves all summer and his excitement to stay in Minnesota.
LeBron James is asked at Lakers Media Day if anything in his NBA career constitutes pressure, to which LeBron responds "nothing."
LeBron James says he and the Lakers can't worry about Golden State and says the defending champs have the advantage of playing together for years.
LeBron James explains how his style of play works with all types of teammates and he's excited to play with the Lakers.
LeBron James says that his decision to sign with the Lakers didn't have anything to do with his business interests outside of basketball.