Chad Ford highlights six teams that stood out, for better or worse, on a wild draft night.
With All-Star Jimmy Butler moving from Chicago to Minnesota for Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine, Kevin Pelton grades the deal.
Which players and picks were on the move on draft night? Here's a rundown of the latest trades around the league.
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The Los Angeles Lakers announced that Miles Simon will join their staff as an assistant coach. Like Lakers head coach Luke Walton, Simon is an Arizona alumnus and famously led the Wildcats to a national championship in 1997. After a brief NBA career, he went on to spend a number of years in coaching and player development roles, as well as working as a college basketball analyst for ESPN.
Strong comments from Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson on their recent trade that sent D'Angelo Russell, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft, to Brooklyn: "D'Angelo is an excellent player. He has the talent to be an All-Star. We want to thank him for what he did for us. But what I needed was a leader. I needed somebody also that can make the other players better and also [somebody] that players want to play with."
Nice job by Lonzo Ball (LAL) and Jarrett Allen (BKN), two of the many draftees at Hunter College in NYC on Wednesday for a Jr. NBA youth basketball clinic and NBA Cares packing project.
Undrafted rookie P.J. Dozier out of South Carolina has agreed to a free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell ESPN.
Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said there are three reasons why they traded D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets: 1. To get an All-Star-caliber center (Brook Lopez). 2. To clear cap space for the summer of 2018. 3. To get extra draft picks.
SVP understands why the Knicks fans are happy Phil Jackson is out and says it's time for baby steps in New York to make the team relevant again.
SVP says adding Chris Paul makes the Rockets a better team, but doesn't know how much better they really are.
Review the mostly negative timeline of Phil Jackson's three seasons with the Knicks.
Diana Taurasi's first pitch before Wednesday night's Diamondbacks game was considerably better than Josh Jackson's on Friday.
With Chris Paul heading to Houston, check out the top five dimes he tossed up in Lob City.
The Los Angeles Lakers introduced new center Brook Lopez at a Wednesday news conference in which GM Rob Pelinka tried to dispel the notion that this represents a rebuilding year for the franchise.