The Los Angeles Lakers followed by selecting Duke’s Brandon Ingram, and the Boston Celtics made the first unexpected pick of the night: California forward Jaylen Brown at No. 3.
In its acquisition of Derrick Rose, a team envisions a “decisive attack guard.”
A day after the parade celebrating the Cavaliers’ N.B.A. title, James decided to skip the Games in August in Rio. It was James’s sixth straight trip to the finals.
The long wait to find out which NBA team would be in his future was over in a hurry for Domantas Sabonis.
If Ben Simmons is the question, who’s The Answer?
Draft night belonged to Ben Simmons.
First-round selections in the National Basketball Association draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center (tabulate under number of pick, NBA team, player, position, previous team):
With little mystery surrounding how the first two picks would go in Thursday’s NBA draft, the Celtics responded to wider theories about selection No. 3 by keeping things simple.
Friday's Knicks Links: Phil Jackson realizes there's more work to do
2016 Draft Picks: New York Knicks
The Knicks had just five players on the roster entering draft night Thursday and without a draft pick or a point guard other than the newly acquired Derrick Rose. Knicks president Phil Jackson had hoped to purchase a mid-to-late second-round pick, but with the price soaring well past $2 million, he passed. The Knicks will…
In making the blockbuster move for Derrick Rose, Knicks president Phil Jackson acknowledged it was partly done with an eye on Carmelo Anthony's timetable to win now, but admitted the deal was "risk-reward.” During a pre-draft press conference Thursday at the team's Tarrytown headquarters, Jackson said making the trade for the 2011 MVP was also…