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Rockets trying to use James Harden trade assets to acquire another lottery pick

The Houston Rockets have been occupying the top headlines ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft. Now, they may be looking to make a blockbuster trade for another lottery pick. As of late, the Rockets are showing a growing interest in trading for the Detroit Pistons’ No.1 overall pick in the draft in order to select former Oklahoma State star Cade Cunningham. However, as the Rockets are not one star away from becoming a perennial playoff contender, they are looking to add another top-14 talent in the upcoming draft.
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Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Jeff Green a potential replacement for Bobby Portis?

The celebration continues, but the Milwaukee Bucks are now faced with a challenge as they look to run it back from their title-winning campaign. One of the biggest questions in terms of a Bucks player’s free agency soon here revolves around their beloved sixth man, Bobby Portis. Portis, armed with a $3.8 million player option, has proven to be an impact contributor on a winning team and with that in mind, the expectation is that Portis will look to re-enter free agency after likely declining his option.
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Devin Booker scores first Olympic points in Team USA’s loss to France

Phoenix Suns starting shooting guard Devin Booker finished with four points, three assists, two rebounds, one steal and two turnovers in 18 minutes in Team USA’s 83-76 loss to France in its group play match on Sunday morning at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Booker, who arrived in Tokyo, Japan, fewer...
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RUMOR: Pelicans nearing eject button on Eric Bledsoe via Grizzlies trade

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly exploring possible options for unloading veteran guard Eric Bledsoe off their books, including one that will have him play alongside Ja Morant with the Memphis Grizzlies, according to Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report:. Sources said the Pelicans have generated traction with the Grizzlies in...

Draymond Green addresses media, critics after Team USA's stunning Olympic loss

Draymond Green was quick to explain why Team USA fell to France 83-76 in their first Olympic game on Sunday morning. “We haven’t been together long but we’ve been together long enough to be consistent,” Green told reporters, via Mercurynews.com. “We have to defend better down the stretch. We have to close the games out.”

Milwaukee Bucks: Will Bryn Forbes and Bobby Portis opt out of deals?

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JULY 03 (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The Milwaukee Bucks will be looking to defend their title as World Champions when they take the floor next season. They would certainly like to run it back in full with the same roster intact, but that is scarcely...
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Thunder Trade Rumors: OKC in Talks to Move Up in Draft; Cunningham, Mobley Linked

The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the clock with the No. 6 overall pick, but the team may be busier earlier in the 2021 NBA draft if general manager Sam Presti has his way. ESPN's Jonathan Givony reported the Thunder "have been active in conversations looking to potentially move up in the draft." Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham and USC's Evan Mobley are reported targets, which would require a top-three pick and likely the No. 1 overall selection in Cunningham's case.
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Tokyo Olympics robot impresses with impeccable shooting during US-France halftime

The Tokyo Olympics men’s basketball matchup between the U.S. and France was briefly overshadowed by a robot at halftime. The robot was spotted at the foul line taking almost as long as NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo to shoot, but the machine made the basket. The robot was then placed at the top of the three-point arch and shot the ball with as much precision as Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry.
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Team USA basketball vs. France score, Tokyo Olympics: U.S. collapses late, loses first Olympic game since 2004

Team USA's men's basketball team tipped off the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with a disappointing 83-76 loss to France in the preliminary group stage round. The loss marks the United States' first Olympic defeat since 2004 when it fell to both Puerto Rico and Lithuania in group play. It also snapped a 25-game Olympic winning streak for the U.S. It's the United States' second straight loss to France in international play, as the French also prevailed in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. However, it's the first time Team USA has ever lost to France in Olympic play, as it was previously 6-0 in the matchup.
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Suns make critical coaching decision after heartbreaking NBA Finals loss

The Phoenix Suns are wasting no time in addressing their front office and coaching needs after a heartbreaking run in the NBA Finals. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, head coach Monty Williams is hiring veteran assistant coach Bryan Gates to replace Willie Green, who was recently hired as the new head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.
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What the 2019 Toronto Raptors and 2021 Bucks had in common

While the Toronto Raptors were on the couch at home, licking their wounds after a very unlucky 2020-21 season, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks won the 2021 NBA championship by defeating the Phoenix Suns 4-2 after losing the first two games. Raptors fans were at one point hoping and...

Thornwell using pro-am to his benefit

As the 2021 Pro-Am wraps up on Sunday afternoon, former Gamecocks star guard Sindarius Thornwell is using the Columbia summer basketball league to his benefit. As Thornwell continues to strive for consistency in the NBA, having just wrapped up his fourth season in the league, settings like the pro-am help him test the work he does on his own time in the gym.