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Sorry, Your NBA Team’s Lottery Pick Won’t Be a Star

With the 2017 NBA Finals in the rearview mirror, our attention as basketball fans now focuses squarely upon the upcoming draft. This year’s class is being heralded as a uniquely talented crop, particularly at the point guard position. Markelle Fultz has been compared to James Harden. Lonzo Ball to Jason Kidd. And Dennis Smith to …

Breaking Down the 2017 NBA Draft’s Star-Studded Point-Guard Crop

From high-flying, rim-rattling athletic freaks to all-seeing visionaries, from ball-handling maestros to high-volume three-point assassins, the NBA’s best point guards routinely put on spectacles with dizzying and diverse arrays of talent. The explosive Russell Westbrook, the bulldozing James Harden and the sharp-shooting destructor known as Stephen Curry each earned All-NBA distinction for their 2016-17 contributions. …

March Madness Insights for Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

One weekend of Madness is in the books, and the landscape of the NCAA Tournament is already vastly different. Gone are the likes of Duke and Louisville, as well as reigning champ Villanova. And with them, we also lost various intriguing prospects. But despite short stints and small sample sizes, scouts still got a decent …