Report: Trae Young Had ‘Secret Workout’ With Cavs on June 16 👀

Trae Young reportedly conducted a “secret workout” with the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 16, per ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. The Cavs reportedly view Michael Porter Jr. as their top choice; however, point guard is a clear need on the roster should Porter not be available. Thirty-two-year-old George Hill is the only point guard currently under contract for […]

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Report: Michael Porter Jr. is Cavs’ Top Choice at No. 8

If Michael Porter Jr. is still available when the Cleveland Cavaliers pick during Thursday’s NBA Draft, it’s extremely likely they’d draft the former SLAM All-American, per cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon. “Several sources, ranging from NBA executive to agents to scouts, told cleveland.com that the Cavs would most likely draft Porter if they could. The team, naturally, […]

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Report: Hawks Make Dennis Schroder Available for Trade

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The Atlanta Hawks have made Dennis Schroder available for trade, reports Sports Illustrated‘s Jeremy Woo. Unhappy with the team’s direction, Schroder, 24, reportedly had a meeting with the front office to discuss his future in Atlanta. Schroder has three years and $46.5 million left on his deal. Armed with four desirable picks, the Hawks have also […]

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New NBA Rumors. Monday, June 18 2018

Update 13: 10:18 PM ET / You’ve got 6 new rumors!
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Turkey charges Enes Kanter’s father as terror group member

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with “membership in a terror group,” the country’s official news agency reported Monday.

Donovan Mitchell Makes Recruitment Pitch to Paul George 👀

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Donovan Mitchell is following up on his promise to recruit Paul George to the Jazz during the offseason. While at the adidas Store in Taguig, Philippines on Sunday, Mitchell made a pitch to the five-time All-Star. “I think a guy like [George]—and I single him out specifically—would thrive in our organization,” Mitchell said (via CNN Philippines). […]

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PUMA Announces Signing of Zhaire Smith

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Zhaire Smith is the latest player to sign with PUMA, joining Jay-Z, Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley. Smith is a 6-4 guard that played one season at Texas Tech. He’s a high-flyer, capable of quick bursts to the rim. He averaged 11 points per game as a Red Raider. “His explosive game and off-court style […]

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Report: Kemba Walker ‘Could Be In Play’ for the Cavaliers 👀

With LeBron’s future unknown, the Cavs are reportedly exploring several trade opportunities. According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, the front office will look to improve the roster as they await The King’s decision. That includes seeking proven NBA vets, so Charlotte’s Kemba Walker “could be in play.” The Cavs have been signaling (strongly, in some […]

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Lottery teams look to repeat (or avoid) pick-specific NBA Draft histories

* 2018 NBA Draft: Thursday, 7 ET on ESPN

Report: Jamal Crawford exercises player option with Minnesota Timberwolves, joins free agent pool

Minnesota guard Jamal Crawford has reportedly opted out of his player option with the team and will enter free agency, according to Yahoo! Sports Shams Charania.