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Six big winners from the NBA draft's first round

Who are the winners after the first round of the 2018 NBA draft?<p>Here are six teams and picks that stand out.<p>Dallas Mavericks<p><i>Traded the draft rights</i> …

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Report: Philadelphia 76ers deal Villanova's Mikal Bridges to Phoenix Suns | NBA.com

Villanova star Mikal Bridges had the dream evening when he was selected by his hometown Philadelphia 76ers with the 10th pick. His mother works in …

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Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2018: Latest Details on Top Rookie Signings

Many of the best college and international prospects realized their NBA dreams Thursday during the 2018 draft, but there are plenty of talented playmakers remaining for teams to add as rookie signings following the two rounds.<p>With that in mind, here is a look at some of the top undrafted signings …

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Why Moritz Wagner is a good fit for the Los Angeles Lakers

Offensively-skilled big men are a commodity in basketball.<p>It’s the reason why Moritz Wagner heard his name called in the first round of the NBA draft …

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What small ball? Run on big men at the top of the NBA draft

NEW YORK — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.<p>Shortly after the Suns took center Deandre Ayton to start the NBA draft Thursday night, the Mavericks traded …

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How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

The NBA Draft is in the rearview mirror, and now all attention moves toward the start of free agency on July 1 at midnight Eastern just days away. …

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Luka Doncic traded to Dallas Mavericks after Atlanta Hawks draft him with No. 3 pick in 2018 NBA Draft

Doncic has played with Real Madrid since 2015<p>The 2018 NBA Draft has started to take shape. After the Phoenix Suns took DeAndre Ayton No. 1 overall, …

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Pat Riley explains why it could be a quiet offseason for Miami Heat

Miami Heat president Pat Riley and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra at Miami Heat training camp at FAU in Boca Raton in September. (Allen …

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How to Watch the 2018 NBA Draft: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time

The 2018 NBA draft will take place Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.<p>All eyes are on Arizona's Deandre Ayton, the 19-year-old forward who …

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Dwyane Wade admits he’s part of the problem with superteams

Throughout the years, the NBA has seen the game and the culture of the league continue to adapt and adjust to the newest trends that helped …

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LeBron James Is Reportedly A Big Fan Of The Player The Cavs Drafted

The Cleveland Cavaliers have made their pick at No. 8 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. The franchise has selected a point guard out of the SEC.<p>Dan …

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See Inside Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's Home Kitchen—Where They 'Absolutely' Do Not Cook

Dwyane Wade is many things: a father, an NBA basketball player, a wine enthusiast, a foodie—but not a cook.<p>The Miami Heat point guard, who becomes a …

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Tyronn Lue's Whereabouts During NBA Draft May Hint At Job Status With Cavs

Any doubt that Tyronn Lue wasn’t going to be back with the Cleveland Cavaliers seems to be squashed with the news from Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com …

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One of the top NBA prospects tumbled in the draft over fears about an injury and lost millions

Michael Porter Jr. was projected as one of the top players in the NBA Draft, but fears over an injury caused him to tumble down the order on Thursday.<p>Porter Jr. played just three college games with Missouri last season because of a back injury that required surgery. The 6-foot-11 forward was …

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Phoenix Suns make Arizona's DeAndre Ayton NBA Draft's top pick - but it's the destination of LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard that have basketball fans buzzing into the off-season

• <b>The 2018 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night with No.1 pick DeAndrew Ayton to the Phoenix Suns</b>• <b><br>The future of Cleveland Cavaliers legend LeBron James</b> …

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2018 NBA Draft: With few surprises and picks going pretty much as planned, here are our five takeaways

Luka Doncic poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted third overall by the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. He was later traded to …

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Justise Winslow Trade Rumors Surface as Heat Look to Land 2018 NBA Draft Pick

The Miami Heat are reportedly looking to acquire a first-round pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, according to Jeremy Woo of SI.com, and one player they could dangle is forward Justise Winslow.<p>According to Jake Fischer of SI.com, "I've been told Winslow is available in Miami's trade …

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Dwyane Wade on the NBA, Being a Role Model, and Which Coach Should Run for Office

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade discusses his hopes for his sons, his legacy, his business ventures, and why he wants to own part of the Seattle …

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Report: Kings sign guard Cameron Reynolds to free-agent deal – Hoop-Ball

Kawhi Leonard - F - San Antonio Spurs<p>Spurs GM R.C. Buford said Thursday that the Spurs would love to keep Kawhi Leonard.<p>Of course they do. "Kawhi and …

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Dwyane Wade calls David Fizdale underrated

Miami Heat veteran guard Dwyane Wade knows David Fizdale well. So much so, in fact, him calling the New York Knicks coach underrated comes with …

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Heat might try to trade into 2018 NBA Draft

As of right now, the Heat will be doing a lot of watching during tonight’s NBA Draft. Without a pick thanks to the Goran Dragic trade a few seasons …

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Meet the Shoe Surgeon, Whose Sneaker Designs Sell for Up to $10,000

L.A.-based Dominic Chambrone takes sneakerhead devotion and expertise to the next level<p>I’M PACKING UP LeBron’s shoes right now,” says Dominic Chambrone, the 31-year-old cobbler and custom-sneaker maker otherwise known as the Shoe Surgeon. He’s referring to the gift Nike commissioned him to create …

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NBA Draft 2018: For one night, the Kings must avoid being the KANGZ

With a golden opportunity on their hands entering the 2018 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings must avoid being the KANGZ on draft night<p>The NBA Draft …

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Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Looking to Acquire First-Rounder in Tonight's Draft

The Miami Heat have reportedly thought about acquiring a first-round pick in tonight’s NBA Draft, according to Barry Jackson of the <i>Miami Herald</i>. One …

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LeBron James free agency: Rockets would overtake Warriors with King James, according to SportsLine data

We ran simulations with all of the NBA teams vying for James to see how much they would improve<p>What will LeBron do? It's the question on everyone's …

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NBA draft deposits Trae Young, Mo Bamba, Miles Bridges in Heat's division

As the Miami Heat waited through Thursday's NBA draft, they began to get a better read on the next wave of competition in their own division and …

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Remember that time Mike D'Antoni thought Darko Milicic would be better than LeBron James?

C'mon, man. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports<p>Back in 2003, Mike D’Antoni was manning the bench as an assistant for the Phoenix Suns. His team was coming off …

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Busy Suns take Deandre Ayton at No. 1, get draft rights to Mikal Bridges

Deandre Ayton's new NBA home won't be too far from his college one.<p>Ayton, the 7-foot center who starred as a freshman at Arizona, was selected with …

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Dallas Mavericks: 10 things you might not know about Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Luka Doncic | SportsDay

10 things you might not know about Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Luka Doncic<p>This Story is About...<p>Here are 10 things you need to know about Dallas …

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Lottery love: UK has no rival when it comes to top of NBA Draft

The University of Kentucky has no equal when it comes to the players selected with NBA Draft lottery picks under John Calipari.<p>Kevin Knox and Shai …

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