New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Celtics have offered the Knicks a deal for Kristaps Porzingis that includes their No. 3 pick, an additional lottery pick that they think they can acquire tonight and a player, executives familiar with Boston's offer told ESPN. Obviously, the trade would be contingent on Boston acquiring that pick, which would likely be ahead of the Knicks' No. 8 pick. It is unclear at this point if the Knicks have interest in the trade. Phil Jackson said the club is taking calls on trades for Porzingis.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

There have been multiple discussions between Knicks and Celtics involving Porzingis, but source told ESPN two sides not close on a deal.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Celtics remain in trade pursuit of Kristaps Porzingis, league sources say, trying to assemble a package to meet the Knicks' demands.

Road games could hurt Giants this season (1:15)
Porzingis' icy relationship with Knicks (0:48)
Porzingis' draft night drama in 2015 (1:38)
Kristaps Porzingis' 4,100-mile journey (1:59)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Opposing executives believe Minnesota is considering using its No. 7 pick as part of a package to try to re-engage the Chicago Bulls on a trade for Jimmy Butler, ESPN has learned. The Cavs had previously tried to trade for Butler but were unsuccessful. Sources told ESPN's Marc Stein that Butler earlier this week expressed a desire to remain in Chicago and lead the Bulls back to prominence. The Vertical reported earlier this week that Minnesota had preliminary talks with Chicago about Butler.

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Romine remains hot in clutch

Yankees C Austin Romine's two-run double during New York's 8-4 win vs. the Angels on Wednesday raised his batting average with runners in scoring position to .368 since the start of 2014, the highest clip in the major leagues among players with at least 50 at-bats in those situations over that span. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Max wants Phil to sacrifice his ego (2:27)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Villanova's Josh Hart remains on the radar for the Knicks in the second round, per sources. Hart worked out for the club on Wednesday, sources say, but it's unclear if he'll be available when the Knicks select at 44.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A look at Frank Ntilikina's first workout in the United States, with trainer Chris Brickley, who used to work as a player development coach for the Knicks (video courtesy of Brickley):


BBTN: Hinch On Shifts, Puig & Dyson Buck Unwritten Rules

Before a conversation between Jessica Mendoza and Astros manager A.J. Hinch about defensive shifts, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the Matt Adams conundrum in Atlanta, the Mets' displeasure with Yasiel Puig and more. Plus, Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Museum talks about the importance of the partnership between the museum, MLB & the MLBPA.

Stephen A. calls Jackson an 'unmitigated disaster' (2:35)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants are $7.6 million under the salary cap according to NFLPA records. Only four teams (Eagles, Rams, Lions, Ravens) have less money available.

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