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Knicks draft C Kristaps Porzingis with No. 4 pick

Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Porzingis, 7-2, 230 pounds, has called the Knicks the best organization in the NBA and was excited to join the team Thursday. Your newest Knick, @kporzee! #KnicksDraft15 pic.twitter.com/AmikbZO8cf — NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) June 26, 2015 Porzingis is the fourth international player chosen ...

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76ers draft C Jahlil Okafor at No. 3

Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers drafted Duke center Jahlil Okafor with the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn. Okafor, 6-11, 270 pounds, averaged 17.3 points and 8.5 rebounds in his only season with the Blue Devils. Aye my boy is in philly with me #AfricanConnection — Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) June 25, 2015 Welcome @JahlilOkafor my fellow chi-town ...

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Lakers draft PG D’Angelo Russell No. 2 overall

D'Angelo Russell

The Los Angeles Lakers selected Ohio State point guard D’Angelo Russell with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Russell, 6-5, 180 pounds, 19.3 points and five assists in 35 games with Ohio State.  He shot 41 percent on three-pointers. Russell has been drawing comparisons to Stephen Curry and James Harden. Drafting Russell, could mean the Lakers ...

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Timberwolves draft Karl-Anthony Towns with No. 1 pick

Karl Anthony Towns

The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Kentucky forward Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday night in Brooklyn. Towns, 6-11, 250 pounds, averaged 10.1 points and 6.7 rebounds in over 21 minutes as a freshman. Towns will join 2014 No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins and 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett. “You ...

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Report: Kings owner contemplating firing George Karl

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Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has considered firing George Karl, reports ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Karl, who was hired as coach four months ago to help turn around the struggling franchise, has made it known that he wants to trade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, which has irritated Ranadive. Ranadive is a huge fan of Cousins and has been steadfast in refusing to ...

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Teams expect Indiana Pacers to draft PG Cameron Payne

Cameron Payne

The Indiana Pacers currently hold the No. 11 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and they will have quite a few options when they are on the clock. According to a report from Andy Katz, the belief growing among other teams is that the Pacers will end up taking Murray State point guard Cameron Payne with the pick. Let’s see ...

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Marcus Smart could be traded to the Indiana Pacers

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart has reportedly been mentioned in trade talks this afternoon, and it appears that the Boston Celtics are serious about moving him if they can get into the lottery. According to the latest report from Gery Woelfel, the Indiana Pacers could be the team that ends up acquiring him. A source said a potential landing spot for Boston’s Marcus ...

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Charlotte Hornets targeting Devin Booker with No. 9 pick

Devin Booker

The Charlotte Hornets made a huge move to acquire Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers, and also traded for Jeremy Lamb. It has been a busy week for them to say the least, but now they have to figure out who they want to take with the ninth overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. According to a report ...

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Kings still targeting Willie Cauley-Stein in 2015 NBA Draft

Willie Cauley-Stein

The Sacramento Kings have been mentioned in quite a few rumors over the past couple of weeks, but they seem to have their top draft prospect targeted. According to a report from Jake Fischer, the Kings are looking to trade back in the top-10 of the 2015 NBA with Willie Cauley-Stein being their number one target. The Kings are exploring ...

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2015 NBA Draft order and TV schedule

NBA Draft

The 2015 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday night in Brooklyn.  The Minnesota Timberwolves own the first overall pick followed by the Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, New york Knicks and Orlando Magic. NBA Draft 2015 TV schedule: Date: Thursday, June 25 Time: 7 p.m. ET Place: Barclays Center, Brooklyn TV: ESPN Online: WatchESPN 2015 NBA draft full order First ...

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