Marvin Bagley III

What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings’ 2019 first round pick

When the Sixers upgraded their pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, going from #3 to #1 to select Markelle Fultz, an asset with high potential value given to …

NBA

Zion Williamson’s Blue Devils Are Ready to Go Fast

The college basketball season is still 81 days away, but through the highlights that have emerged from ESPN’s smothering coverage of Duke’s trip to …

Basketball

Sacramento Kings: Predicting Marvin Bagley III’s rookie campaign

Looking at the odds for the rookie of the year voting, I have seen Marvin Bagley III voted as a top three candidate and some sites have him outside …

Basketball

Duke Basketball: Zion Williamson silences critics in debut with Blue Devils

During an offseason filled with questions about his game, Zion Williamson silenced his critics during Duke Basketball’s three-game Canada tour.<p>Duke …

Sports

Sacramento Kings: Can Willie Cauley-Stein Put It Together This Season?

Heading into a contract year, Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein has a lot riding on this season. He has had flashes of high-level production but …

NBA

Zion Williamson, Duke looking scary on preseason tour

College basketball fans will get another sneak peek at an elite program when Duke continues its Canadian exhibition tour with matchups against the …

Basketball

Iman Shumpert says Carmelo Anthony had him get a bowl of green skittles as a rookie

It may have been seven years since Sacramento Kings guard Iman Shumpert was a rookie for the New York Knicks, but time apparently hasn’t helped him …

NBA

5 things that must happen for Collin Sexton to win Rookie of the Year

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Collin Sexton has a realistic shot at winning the most coveted award among rookies.<p>According to Las Vegas Sports …

Basketball

Sacramento Kings: Going Through The Options For Starting Center

The Sacramento Kings have plenty of big men on their roster. But which one should start at center come opening night?<p>The Sacramento Kings do not have …

NBA

Locked On Suns Saturday: What awards could Suns players be in line for this season?

On today’s episode, we discuss which NBA awards the Suns could realistically be in contention for following the 2018-19 season.<p>We consider:<p>Who would …

Basketball

Kings’ Marvin Bagley III picks himself for MVP, Rookie of the Year

Aim high, they said. Shoot for the stars, they said.Marvin Bagley III surely listened, as the Sacramento Kings rookie isn’t short of confidence, …

Basketball

Why hasn’t Puma’s new basketball shoe hit the market yet?

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)<p>After making waves with a triumphant return to the world of basketball earlier this summer, why hasn’t Puma …

Shoes

Luka Doncic thinks Deandre Ayton will be Rookie of the Year

Does Doncic know that Vegas thinks he’ll be the Rookie of the Year?NBA rookies say the darnedest things. For example, most of them think they will be …

Basketball

76ers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as full-time scout

Former WNBA and Duke star Lindsey Harding joined a short list of former women's basketball players who have successfully transitioned to the NBA, as the Philadelphia 76ers hired her Friday as a full-time scout for the 2018-19 season.<p>"Your gender shouldn't even matter," Harding told ESPN. "It should …

Basketball

Rookie Peers Praise Kings Bigs

Though the 2018-19 season is still a couple of months away, the excitement surrounding Sacramento’s latest first-round pick continues to mount.<p>Marvin …

Basketball

Luka votes Deandre: Is the Ayton-Doncic rivalry a bromance?

The NBA can create the narrative of rivalries between players all it wants. But it’s up to the players to forge those rivalries off the court.<p>Suns …

Basketball

From Distance: Back in Orange and Brown – Cavs

<i>four point play.</i>…<p><b>1.</b> I didn’t watch the last 13 games of the Cleveland Browns’ 2017 season. Somewhere between the concussion saga, non-guaranteed NFL …

Basketball

All Confirmed NBA 2K19 Player Ratings

It is that time of the year again. NBA 2K19 is right around the corner and NBA fans are anxiously awaiting their favorite player’s rating. Below is a …

Basketball

Kevin Knox, Collin Sexton, More Rookies' 1st Reaction to LeBron Joining Lakers

Several NBA rookies commented on Thursday about how they felt when LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason.<p>Most notably, Cavs guard Collin Sexton said the following when asked by ESPN.com's Chris Forsberg what went through his mind when LeBron …

Basketball

UNC Basketball: Luke Maye named preseason All-American

Luke Maye earns preseason All-American honors<p>North Carolina senior forward Luke Maye was unquestionably the nation’s most improved player last …

College Sports

Mo Bamba, Deandre Ayton’s hilarious Magic-Suns rookie dance shoot

It’s really too bad that no rookies from the 2018 draft class have any personality.Mo Bamba and Deandre Ayton got together for a hilarious dance …

Dance

Phoenix Suns tickets: Want to see the Suns host the Lakers or Warriors? It'll cost you

The Suns opened their ticket presale Wednesday morning giving fans their first chance to purchase single game tickets for the upcoming season.

NBA

Could Kostas Antetokounmpo be the Mavs' best second-round pick?

This Story is About...<p><i>Editor's note: This article originally published on July 5.</i><p>It's time for another edition of the Mavericks offseason roundtable, …

NBA

Fox Anxious to Build on Rookie Campaign

The Sacramento Kings drafted De’Aaron Fox out of Kentucky with hopes to become a new franchise cornerstone and their point guard of the future.<p>After …

Basketball

Schedule Breakdown: Northwest Division

The best division in basketball? Records don’t lie.<p>Four of the five teams in the Northwest Division earned a playoff spot, with the Denver Nuggets …

NBA

Rookie of the Year favourites haven't always come out on top

The race for the NBA's Rookie of the Year has seen some odds shifted since draft night. According to Odd Shark, Phoenix Suns first overall pick …

Basketball

Jason Sudeikis Parties at the Dorsey

<i>Star Watch</i><i>tracks where celebs are in Vegas. See someone notable about town? Email</i> <i>vegas@eater.com</i><i>.</i><p>Comedian Amy Schumer dined at <b>Beauty & Essex</b> at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with comedian George Wallace and friends after her standup performance at resort on Saturday night. [EaterWire]<p>Actor Jason …

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Schedule Breakdown: Pacific Division

More than any other division in the Association, the Pacific is one that took many of the headlines this offseason.<p>The Sacramento Kings moved up in …

Basketball

'NBA 2K19' Vs. 'NBA Live 19' Render Wars - Part 1 - Which Player Models Look The Best?

EA Sports is coming on strong in the days leading up to its release on September 7. The buzz can be attributed to the increasingly impressive player renders we’ve seen over the past week.<p>Inevitably, the <i>NBA Live 19</i> screenshots will be compared to the ones we’ve seen from <i>NBA 2K19.</i> Both games look …

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Sacramento Kings: 3 Goals For The 2018-2019 Season

As the upcoming NBA season creeps closer and everyone debates where their squad will finish in the standings, now is a good time to look at season …

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