Knicks looking at Kentucky’s Trey Lyles with 4th overall pick

Phil Jackson and the Knicks had hoped that this season’s blatant tank job would yield them a top-three pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, but New York was dealt somewhat of a disappointing blow to their rebuild efforts when they were awarded the fourth overall pick during last month’s Draft Lottery. No one has any

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New York GM Steve Mills says Knicks are ‘open’ to trading 4th pick

Are the Knicks looking to move their 4th overall draft pick? Last night’s NBA Draft Lottery left fans of the 76ers, Lakers and Timberwolves feeling ecstatic. A tumultuous season of tanking had proved to be worthwhile for the aforementioned teams, as they were each awarded a top-three pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Minnesota, who

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2015 NBA Draft: Dean’s Top 30 Big Board

NBA 2015 Big Board by: Dean Avgerinos With the NBA Draft Lottery on the horizon, Sixers, Lakers, Knicks and Timberwolves fans anxiously anticipate their fate. Which pick will their respective team be awarded? Which promising young prospect will their respective team land as they look to bolster their roster and turn things around? As a preview

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Larry Bird to Willie Cauley-Stein: ‘You’re a $100 million player’

Willie Cauley-Stein got a big vote of confidence from NBA legend Larry Bird. Kentucky big man Willie Cauley-Stein is a projected lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, and ESPN Insider Chad Ford currently has Cauley-Stein going number eight on his Draft Big Board.  Cauley-Stein is viewed as an athletic defensive ace that oozes potential,

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VIDEO: Dennis Smith’s nasty poster dunk at Nike EYBL Houston

Dennis Smith Jr. threw down a NASTY poster jam during Nike EYBL in Houston.  Trinity Christian School’s Dennis Smith is a baller. Smith is considered by some to be the number one junior point guard in the nation, and he’s received a slew of scholarship offers from the likes of Arizona, Duke, Florida, Kansas and

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VIDEO: UNLV commit Derrick Jones throws down insane windmill dunk

Derrick Jones shut the gym down with this absurd windmill dunk. Whenever my friends and I are playing pickup ball, I tell them “I wish I could dunk.” After watching the likes of LeBron James, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan effortlessly spring into the air and throw down a rim-ratting jam that gets the crowd

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Former Kentucky Wildcat changes middle name to ‘Trill’

Willie Cauley-Stein is now the ‘Trilliest.’  Kentucky Wildcat big man Willie Cauley-Stein had become a fan favorite during his tenure at UK, winning over fans with his brash demeanor and gritty defensive play. Cauley-Stein hopes to produce the same amount of fanfare in the NBA, and on Monday night it was revealed that he’s gotten off

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Florida’s Billy Donovan close to becoming next OKC head coach

Last week, Oklahoma City fired head coach Scott Brooks after 7 years running the team. Today, according to reports, it looks like they have their first choice as a possible candidate in Billy Donovan. Donovan is currently the head coach for the Univeristy of Florida. Here is what Mark Stein of ESPN has heard: Sources

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2 Cents: NCAA Tournament or NBA Playoffs?

Basketball Fans alike have been tormented by this debate for decades: NCAA Tournament or NBA Playoffs? You have basketball junkies like myself who can’t get enough basketball no matter what level it comes from. I know of certain people who will only watch College Basketball, and I know some who prefer the Pro game over

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Kevin Ollie Says He Won’t Leave UConn For OKC Job

A coach can always say he wants to stay, but if money and the best jobs are available, it’s tough for young coaches to say no. Coaches in the past have said they would stay at their existing program, then ultimately left because the job was too great to pass up. Kevin Ollie has made

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