The Detroit Pistons won the NBA draft

The Pistons got their man in Purdue’s Jaden Ivey.Image: AP There might be some fans at the gigantic Little Caesars arena, because the Detroit Pistons took some serious steps towards solidifying a young nucleus for the future of their franchise. It all began on Wednesday with them trading Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers … Read more

Riding the Chet Holmgren overhype train

Chet Holmgren isn’t as NBA-ready as you think.Image: Getty Images The 2022 NBA Draft is just hours away, and the top three seem to be locked among Chet Holmgren (Gonzaga), Jabari Smith (Auburn), and Paolo Banchero (Duke). Some talking heads and experts think it’s a toss-up as to which player will be selected No. 1. … Read more

Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins is having himself a Finals

Andrew Wiggins is finally playing like a competitor.Image: Getty Images Stephen Curry was mesmerizing on Friday night. If the Golden State Warriors do go on to win their fourth NBA Championship in eight seasons, it will be one of the most memorable championship performances in league history. Curry, the generational talent and one of the … Read more

Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic luck out

Thunder GM Sam Presti addresses the media at the NBA Draft Lottery.screenshot: Oklahoma City Thunder After three years of embarrassing tanking, GM Sam Presti and the Oklahoma City Thunder have returned to relevance. They came into the NBA Lottery with the sixth-best odds at the top pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and ended up … Read more

Canada’s Leonard Miller is 2022 NBA Draft’s mystery man

Leonard Miller is an intriguing NBA prospect.Image: Getty Images The 2022 NBA Draft’s most enigmatic player has arrived. Leonard Miller’s blank 247 Sports and Rivals pages arand a tribute to how little he was recruited or scouted until recently. His Rivals recruiting page might as well be a ‘404 Not Found’ screen. He has no … Read more

What’s next for Emoni Bates, Memphis’ struggling five-star wing

Image: getty (Getty Images) Jalen Duren and Chet Homgren’s matchup in the Round of 32 provided a preview of two future lottery picks in the upcoming NBA Draft. Holmgren and Duren didn’t exactly light it up, but they gave scouts a glimpse of two future franchise cornerstones. Meanwhile, Memphis forward Emoni Bates was head and … Read more