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NBA Draft pick-by-pick analysis from Sam Vecenie and John Hollinger

NBA Draft pick-by-pick analysis from Sam Vecenie and John Hollinger

The 2022 NBA Draft is now complete. Check out NBA Draft analyst Sam Vecenie and front-office insider John Hollinger judging each pick as it happened. This features instant analysis, projections and live reactions to all 58 picks – plus any key trades that occurred. We began with a late curveball at the top of the …

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Hollinger: Pistons-Blazers deal could be first domino to fall in a string of many

Hollinger: Pistons-Blazers deal could be first domino to fall in a string of many

To break down the first trade of NBA Draft week, and one that tips off what could be the league’s two most fascinating front-office offseasons, it’s best to start with a simple question. Or rather two questions: The first is: If you could trade CJ McCollum for Jerami Grant and Josh Hart, would you do …

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Anonymous scout, coach, exec pick Celtics-Warriors NBA Finals winner

Anonymous scout, coach, exec pick Celtics-Warriors NBA Finals winner

The NBA Finals matchup between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors should be superb. These teams are balanced. The Celtics finished the regular season first leaguewide in defensive efficiency. The Warriors finished second. And yet each team possesses explosive offensive firepower, with Jayson Tatum leading the way for Boston and Stephen Curry pacing Golden …

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John Hollinger's and Sam Vecenie's 2022 NBA Draft Combine notebook

John Hollinger’s and Sam Vecenie’s 2022 NBA Draft Combine notebook

The 2022 NBA Draft Combine has come and gone, with the event achieving its usual goal of kicking off the draft cycle in earnest. John Hollinger was on the ground in Chicago, and Sam Vecenie worked the phone lines from afar, each tirelessly drinking coffee and gaining intel from the event. Here’s what they learned: …

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2022 NBA Draft Combine: From Pablo Escobar to team interviews, and the trade talk in between

2022 NBA Draft Combine: From Pablo Escobar to team interviews, and the trade talk in between

CHICAGO — Do you want to have a staring contest? The question from a Western Conference team official came unexpectedly during an interview last week during the NBA Draft Combine. It caught Kansas guard Christian Braun by surprise. Braun had come prepared for the string of meetings he would take part in over the course …

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