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Knicks 1st-rounder Frank Ntilikina draws rave reviews from Phil Jackson

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said the club selected French guard Frank Ntilikina over other guards available at No. 8, in part, because of his basketball IQ."We like the size of this young man, we like his...

NBA Draft 2017 – ‘The sky’s the limit’ for NBA draft mystery man Frank...

Editor's note: This story has been updated following the New York Knicks' selection of Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick.If you walked into the Strasbourg gym before a practice, chances are you'd hear Frank Ntilikina, already on...

Las Vegas bookmakers offer prop bets on NBA draft for first time

Coming off the success of 2017 NFL draft proposition betting, Las Vegas offered props on Thursday's NBA draft.Bettors are expecting a big Round 1 for the University of Kentucky. As for UCLA and Lonzo Ball? Opinions are a...

Steve Kerr would urge Warriors to accept a White House invite as goodwill gesture

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Wednesday that although the NBA champions have not received an invitation to visit the White House, he would urge his players to consider going as a gesture of goodwill."I would want...

Rumor Central: Will Paul Millsap follow Dwight Howard out of Atlanta? – NBA Rumor...

After news broke Tuesday night that the Atlanta Hawks had traded Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets for Miles Plumlee and Marco Belinelli, ESPN's Brian Windhorst mentioned that Paul Millsap could be on his way out of town...

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri — Kyle Lowry told me he wants to stay

Responding to a media report that Kyle Lowry has "zero interest" in returning to Toronto, Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday the All-Star point guard has told him just the opposite."He's been a part of our organization, and...

NBA — The end of David Griffin’s tenure in Cleveland

11:29 AM ETBrian WindhorstCloseESPN Senior WriterESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two booksDave McMenaminCloseESPN Staff WriterCavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for...

Cleveland Cavaliers and Chauncey Billups have mutual interest in a front-office role for the...

Chauncey Billups and the Cleveland Cavaliers have mutual interest in a front-office role for the retired NBA player, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.Billups has had a relationship with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for more than a decade since...

Los Angeles Lakers trying to acquire another first-round pick in NBA draft

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to acquire another first-round pick for Thursday's NBA draft, league sources told ESPN.Paul George has told the Indiana Pacers that he will leave the organization as a free agent after next season,...

Indiana Pacers reached out to Cleveland Cavaliers about possible Paul George trade

After superstar Paul George informed the Indiana Pacers in no uncertain terms he plans to leave the team, the Pacers began shopping George's services this weekend, including a phone call to the Cleveland Cavaliers, multiple sources confirmed to...

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