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A look at late first round NBA draft picks of the last 20 years

CelticsBlog (Dustin Chapman) — Continuing our look back at the last 20 years of the NBA draft, we reflect on the late first round as we dive into draft selections 21-30. This week, we've discussed the last 20 years of the top 20 picks in the NBA draft, but what about the late first round? Let's take a look. 21ST OVERALL PICK Accumulative Stats (Last 20 #21 Overall Picks): 10.5 PPG - 4.2 RPG - 2.8 APG All-Stars: 2 ...
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A look at the last 20 years of NBA draft picks 15-20

CelticsBlog (Dustin Chapman) — Following up on our previous breakdown of NBA lottery picks over the last 20 years, we take a look at the mid-first round with draft positions 15-20. In an ideal world, every general manager would love to spearhead a team that competes in the playoffs every single year, but realistically, that simply does not happen very often unless you're the San Antonio Spurs. Ironically, all of that came...
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Lakers GM: Kobe Bryant could retire after next season

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — It's been a topic of conversation for years now . With so many accolades, championships and miles on his now twice -surgically- repaired legs — and a surgically repaired shoulder thrown in — when will Kobe Bryant decide to hang up his high tops and begin the long and well-deserved walk to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame? According to Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch...
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Raptors, Leafs or Blue Jays: Which is the best paid team in Toronto?

TheStar.com (David Bateman - Staff Reporter) — The Raptors have replaced the Blue Jays as the best paid athletes in Canada, according to research on 17 of the world’s premier sports leagues . Each Raptor earns an average of $5.03 million (all figures U.S.) annually, compared to $4.71 million per Jays player. The annual survey calculates the average salaries for 9,731 active professional athletes who play basketball, baseball,...
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Isiah Thomas doesn't reject idea of eventual return to NBA

The News Tribune Isiah Thomas says he hasn't spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February. Click to Continue »
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Collected Musings on the Coming Clippers Offseason

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — Topics of interest: why the bench will improve by default, why the Clippers need to focus on adding multiple wings rather than another big or guard, and what NBA dynasty the Clippers closely resemble. Could this coming season be a step-back year? The team's cap issues this offseason are already the stuff of legend among Clippers fans, and they've been  well-covered already by other...
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Charlotte Hornets top five links of the week (May 22): More shake-ups and court cases

SBN: At the Hive (Joshua Priemski) — Welcome to another Friday, friends. We've got lynx. We're at a point during the year where news is increasingly difficult to come by, but that doesn't mean there's nothing happening. This week, Jordan's in court and the Hornets continue to shake up their front office. Probably our most interesting story of the week,  Michael Jordan (well, Jordan Brand, really) is heading to China's...
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Isiah Thomas hasn’t talked to Phil Jackson ‘because of the perception’

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Thomas is now running New York's WNBA team, but many feel it's just a matter of time before he's back in some capacity with the Knicks.
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J.R. Smith thinks taking open shots is boring, which is perfect

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — There were plenty of reasons why the Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 1 of their Eastern Conference finals series against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night, from LeBron James controlling the action to the tune of 31 points, eight rebounds, six assists and one emphatic game-sealing drive-and-dunk to the Hawks' long-range struggles (just 4-for-23 from 3-point land) and All-Star Atlanta forward...
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Scotto: Fate of Knicks Riding on Fourth Pick in NBA Draft

Sheridan Hoops (Michael Scotto) — NEW YORK – Just when New York Knicks fans thought the worst season in franchise history couldn’t get any worse, it did. After watching superstar Carmelo Anthony shut things down with a knee injury and his constantly changing teammates stagger to a 17-65 mark – the second-worst record in the league – the Knicks dropped […]
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What will Billy Donovan Do with Russell Westbrook?

SBN: Welcome to Loud City (Phil Naessens) — Billy Donovan has sent 19 players to the NBA which begs the question "where are the point guards"? The day Billy Donovan was hired, I saw a bunch of fallacies; some of them I dealt with in part  one of this series . Today I want to look at another reason some looked at this hire with excitement; the numerous players Billy Donovan "developed" that later went on to play in the NBA. That...
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The blueprint for a successful New York Knicks offseason - NBA

$ESPN: NBA Insider After a disappointing NBA draft lottery that left the New York Knicks with the No. 4 pick, Brad Doolittle lays out a five-point plan for a successful offseason for Phil Jackson & Co.
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Cavs 97, Hawks 89; Jason Lloyd's 28 thoughts on J.R. Smith, redemption and a historic road win

Ohio.com   ATLANTA: Twenty-eight thoughts for 28 points from J.R. Smith in a 97-89 Game 1 Eastern Conference finals victory against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday… 1. When the Cavs acquired J.R. Smith in January, reaction from team executives across the league ranged from “I would’ve rather given the Knicks a first-round pick for Shumpert just to keep from having to take him” all the way...
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PBT Extra: NBA Draft Lottery losers? Sorry New York.

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — The Knicks may try to trade the No. 4 pick.
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NBA Mock Drafts are mostly fixated on one player for the Kings after the lottery

SBN (Aykis16) — Now that the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery is over and done with, Kings fans and management can now focus their attention on the 6th pick.  While the Kings will likely miss out on the biggest names, there still should be quality talent available at the position.  Let's see what the mock drafts have to say today: Chad Ford's Mock Draft 5.0 (Insider) : Willie Cauley-Stein The Kings...
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