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Blogtable: Which rookies are you most eager to see in 2018/19?

<b>David Aldridge:</b> The top 3-5, obviously, but I also want to see how Kevin Knox handles the spotlight in New York. A lot of guys older than Knox …

Basketball

5 Reasons to Get Excited for 2018-19 Atlanta Hawks

With the recent news coming down that the Atlanta Hawks have traded Dennis Schroder for Carmelo Anthony, a new chapter of the Hawks franchise begins …

NBA

BBALLBREAKDOWN Vegas Recap

The NBA now enters what can be considered the doldrums of its summer. Beat writers, secure in knowing where LeBron James will play next season, can …

Basketball

A low-stakes move for the Hawks is just what Alex Len needs

After two weeks of radio silence from the Atlanta Hawks, general manager Travis Schlenk and his staff have sprung to life, (almost) completing two …

NBA

Houston Rockets: Daryl Morey confirms team’s interest in Carmelo Anthony

After a host of reports linked Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets, general manager Daryl Morey finally confirmed that the rumors are true.<p>It’s no …

NBA

Will Collin Sexton be a Rookie of the Year candidate by year’s end?

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 15: Collin Sexton #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Codi Miller-McIntyre #11 of the Toronto Raptors during a …

Basketball

Steve Kerr envisions DeMarcus Cousins 'on the block' and not shooting three-pointers

It may be some time before DeMarcus Cousins actually suits up for the Golden State Warriors, but that isn’t stopping the team from daydreaming about just how they’re going to use their newest All-star.<p>Cousins was finally introduced as a Warrior this week, and general manager Bob Myers spoke on the …

Basketball

OKC Thunder: Talking myself into Dennis Schroder

With the OKC Thunder ending the saga of Carmelo Anthony via the trade to Atlanta the potential for another occurs with the arrival of Dennis Schroder.<p>…

NBA

Several Blazers Got Noticed in Summer League

Some surprised, some disappointed during Portland’s Las Vegas ride.The Portland Trail Blazers’ 2018 NBA Summer League Championship will go down as …

Basketball

Hawks given optimistic 2018-19 projection from statistical model

Though the NBA off-season isn’t over just yet, most teams in the league appear to be something close to “set” when it comes to the roster for the …

NBA

Carmelo Anthony Trade Gives Thunder High-Risk, High-Reward PG in Dennis Schroder

The old saying is you can't get blood out of a turnip.<p>Whoever penned that idiom hadn't met Sam Presti.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder front office wiz engineered a reported deal that will send Carmelo Anthony and a 2022 protected first-round pick to Atlanta as part of a three-team trade, per ESPN.com's …

NBA

NBA win total odds: How every team's 2018-19 projections have changed since the end of last season

The Cavaliers and Lakers had the biggest changes this offseason, all thanks to a certain player switching teams<p>It's been well over a month now since …

NBA

Spurs sent Kawhi as far from LA as possible

Kawhi wanted to go to LA and got Toronto -- call it Spurs' Revenge<p>I have a few thoughts on that crazy all-star-for-all-star trade that essentially …

Basketball

The Most Intriguing Players from 2018 NBA Summer League

With NBA Summer League officially in the books, we've had the opportunity to evaluate and examine plenty of the standout players. The Crossover's …

Basketball

Evaluating the breakout players (and disappointments) at NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League provides the first opportunity for recent draft picks to either live up to the massive expectations of fans or to start sowing the …

NBA Summer League

Hot Takes from 2018 NBA Summer League

It's always difficult to decide how to assess NBA rookies' summer league performances. It's never wise to overreact, but in some cases, it's only natural to develop a hot take you can't help but buy into.<p>A handful come to mind after watching 2018's draft picks for the first time in their new …

Basketball

How Two-Way Contracts Have Changed The Scouting Process For The NBA Summer League

With a vast skill set and an ability to play multiple positions in an NBA offensive system, few players aged 25 and under are as versatile as former Iowa State forward Georges Niang.<p>But last fall Niang found himself in a bind. Confronted with a logjam at his position along the wing, Niang had …

Basketball

ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Molly Qerim Secretly Got Married

Congratulations are in order for ESPN anchors Jalen Rose and Molly Qerim as the longtime couple secretly tied the knot. The couple both posted one of …

NBA Draft

Shams: Kings, Yogi Ferrell agree to deal

Yogi Ferrell and the Sacramento Kings have come to terms on a deal, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports.<p>Jonah Bolden has agreed to a …

NBA

It’s the Summer of Suit Shorts, and There’s Nothing You Can Do to Stop it

Suits with shorts. Shorts with suits. No matter how you word it, it’s a small tear at the seams of society. Odell Beckham Jr. and JuJu Smith-Schuster …

NBA Finals

Kemba Walker, Andre Drummond To Teach Baskeball At NBPA Camp In New York

Kemba Walker and Andre Drummond, two of UConn’s stars in the NBA, will be working for the second year in a row at the National Basketball Players …

Basketball

What can Atlanta Hawks fans expect from Justin Anderson?

Plenty of buzz surrounded the three team swap between the Atlanta Hawks, Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday afternoon. Much of …

NBA

Hot Links: Sooners included on watch lists, Kiffin talks OU, and more!

Happy Friday, friends and fans!<p>So... TMZ caught up with (harassed) Sterling Shepard about a recent photo of former Oklahoma Sooners great Baker …

College Football

This week in Mizzou recruiting: A Liddell/McKinney package deal and Night at the Zou

Greetings from the last day of the SEC Media Days. We’re on day nine of a nine-day road trip, and I’m low on fuel.<p>While you all take out your violins …

College Sports

NBA Summer Power Rankings: Warriors still on top, but Lakers, Raptors climbing

<i>The dust of the NBA offseason has largely settled after the Kawhi Leonard trade — sure, Carmelo Anthony has yet to be released in Oklahoma City, but</i> …

NBA

Coroner confirms former NBA, UCLA player Tyler Honeycutt died by suicide

The death of former UCLA and Sacramento Kings basketball player Tyler Honeycutt was ruled a suicide after an investigation by the Los Angeles County coroner's office, according to online records reviewed by USA TODAY Sports.<p>Honeycutt, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene on July 7 after he …

Basketball

Ordering pizza has its challenges for Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce

West Coast trips aren’t complete without a sausage and pepperoni from Round Table<p>LAS VEGAS – One of the first things new Atlanta Hawks head coach …

Sports

Jevon Carter's Summer League Report Card

It's hard to believe, but Jevon Carter's first summer as a professional basketball player is already over. Summer League has become an increasingly …

NBA Summer League

Hawks Trae Young Named to Second Team All-Summer League

After an eventful early summer for the Atlanta Hawks and new point guard Trae Young, the team will finally have some time to regroup and practice as …

Atlanta Hawks

Everything You Need To Know About Fall Recruiting Season (Part III: Callbacks)

You've survived the biggest culling of the candidate herd. What happens next?

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