NBA 2021Draft Lottery Odds

The hope that fuels every NBA offseason will commence with Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery. The new anti-tanking rules mean that at most, a team has only a 14% chance of snagging the number 1 pick. Probabilities of getting the #1 overall pick in tonight’s lottery Team. #1 Odds Percentage HOU 14.0 DET 14.0 ORL 14.0 OKC 12.5 CLE 10.5 MIN 9.0 TOR 7.5 CHI 6.0 SAC 4.5 NOP 3.0 CHO 2.0 SAS 1.5 IND 1.0 GSW 0.5 Other pick possibilities to track: Houston Rockets: If pick falls outside top…

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Knicks move up to No.23 with trade with Jazz

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the New York Knicks and Utah Jazz have engaged in deal that will move the Knicks up in Wednesday’s NBA Draft. The Knicks are sending their No. 27 and No. 38 picks to the Jazz in exchange for the No. 23 picks. As icing on the cake, Utah is sending over the the draft rights to 2008 second-round pick Ante Tomic, 33, who is not expected to come to the NBA. The Knicks now have the No.8 and No. 23 selections.

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Warriors and Bulls engaged in trade talks surrounding picks and Wendell Carter Jr?

There has been long speculation about potential movement at the top of the drafts with some teams possibly looking to move up , while others wanting to secure more assets and move down. Reportedly the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors have had talks on a trade that would send the Bulls’ no.4 overall pick and Wendell Carter Jr to the Warriors in exchange for the no.2 pick. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, the Bulls have zeroed in on Memphis center James Wiseman and would take him with that…

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“Discouraging” Pro Day could hurt Edwards’ draft stock

From Bleacher Report’s Rob Goldberg: Anthony Edwards has been considered a potential No. 1 pick for the 2020 NBA draft on Nov. 18, but his televised pro day on Oct. 29 might have hurt his stock. According to Jonathan Givony of ESPN, “multiple front offices were somewhat discouraged watching Edwards” during his pro day because of his “sluggishness and inconsistencies with his jump shot.” Some have reportedly been concerned the Georgia guard has a low likelihood of reaching his potential, and his pro day didn’t help silence the criticism. Givony still believes Edwards will be taken…

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RJ Hampton says NBL experience gives him edge in the draft

From nbl.com.au: NBL Next Star RJ Hampton says playing with the New Zealand Breakers last season gives him an edge over some college players in next month’s NBA Draft. Hampton bypassed multiple high-profile division one colleges to play in the NBL last season, a decision he believes helps his prospects in the NBA Draft. “I think the overseas experience helped me a lot,” Hampton said in a draft combine media session. “Playing against grown men, being on a professional team, I think that’s enough in itself. “I feel like with my…

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LSU Frosh Reid declares for NBA draft, hires agent

LSU freshman forward Naz Reid announced his plans to enter the 2019 NBA Draft. Reid took to Instagram to share his plans with the world: The 6’10” big averaged 13.6 points and 7.2 rebounds and helped the Tigers get to the Sweet 16 in the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament. He is projected as a late first round or early second round pick.

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Shaw’s Amir Hinton declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Shaw University- an HBCU in Division II’s Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) -has Amir Hinton, one of the best players you’ve never heard of. The 6-foot-5 two guard from Philadelphia has been lighting up the CIAA to the tune of 29.4 ppg on an efficient 48.8 percent from the floor. Not just a scorer he also averages 4.9 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contents. He led Shaw to the Finals of the CIAA conference tournament but they would come up short, losing 77-66 to Virginia State University. Hinton, the CIAA…

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Mohamed Bamba refuses to work out for Memphis Grizzlies

If the Memphis Grizzlies are interested in Texas Center Mohamed Bamba, it appears the feeling may not be mutual. According to Jonathan Givony of ESPN.com: Bamba has refused to come to work out for Memphis, refused to share his medicals and has told them openly he would prefer not to be in Memphis. Bamba is projected to go anywhere from number 3 to the Hawks to number 6 to Orlando. If the Grizzlies select Bamba with the 4th pick, it could symbolize the end of the Conley-Gasol era in Memphis.

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Draft Rumours: Memphis Grizzlies “seriously considering” Michael Porter Jr.

Micheal Porter, Jr is the biggest enigma of the NBA Draft. After finishing his senior season in high school, Porter would have likely been a top 3 pick in the NBA draft had he been able to declare. He suffered a serious back injury in his first college game that caused him to miss most of the season. Although he did come back and play in the SEC and NCAA tournament, he did not appear to have the explosion and movement he had prior to the injury. Uncertainly about his…

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