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Alabama freshman on first-round radar for 2023 NBA draft
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Alabama freshman on first-round radar for 2023 NBA draft

This time final yr, then-Alabama freshman and All-America guard at McDonald’s Excessive Faculty J.D. Davison was anticipated to be a lottery decide within the NBA draft. Expectations by no means got here true for the five-star participant from Letohatchee, whose inventory fell throughout the season earlier than taking 53rd place in final week’s draft by...

Draft grades and ideas from consultants over the Thunder 2022 rookie class
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Draft grades and ideas from consultants over the Thunder 2022 rookie class

The Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder accomplished the 2022 NBA draft by deciding on 4 gamers, together with three, within the first 12 of the draft. The Thunder picked Chet Holmgren in second, Osman Deng in eleventh, Galen Williams in twelfth and Jaylene Williams at thirty fourth. The Thunder launched 4 starters on Saturday throughout their introductory...

NBA Draft doubtlessly eliminated RFA Deandre Ayton suitor
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NBA Draft doubtlessly eliminated RFA Deandre Ayton suitor

The Detroit Pistons have been by many studies on the forefront of the Deandre Ayton sweepstakes forward of Thursday’s NBA draft. The centerpiece of the Phoenix Suns crew for the previous 4 seasons has been a restricted free agent this summer season, and the Detroit, Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks are reportedly linked with the...

The great world of Jeremy Sochan: Contained in the well-traveled draft decide’s distinctive path to the Spurs
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The great world of Jeremy Sochan: Contained in the well-traveled draft decide’s distinctive path to the Spurs

NEW YORK — On the aircraft to D.C., the place on Monday he had a pre-draft exercise with the Washington Wizards, the 6-foot-9, 19-year-old Jeremy Sochan received the usual questions. First, sure, he’s a basketball participant. Fancy that. Second, properly, that is difficult.  “Good question,” Sochan advised his fellow passenger. “Where am I from?”  Whereas...

Thunder GM Presti hopes Holmgren is newest star draft decide
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Thunder GM Presti hopes Holmgren is newest star draft decide

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Thunder Basic Supervisor Sam Presti has a surprisingly profitable historical past with excessive draft picks. Again when the Thunder was nonetheless the Seattle SuperSonics, Presty made Kevin Durant the No. 2 decide general in 2007 and Russell Westbrook No. 4 general in 2008. The crew moved to Oklahoma Metropolis for the 2008-09...