NBA Draft Wiretap

76ers To Fight Proposed Changes To Draft Lottery System
The NBA is attempting to balance out the odds of the draft lottery to discourage tanking.

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Agent Of Josh Huestis Proposed Delaying Rookie Contract By Going To D-League
Josh Huestis will receive approximately $25,000 instead of $750,000.

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Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China
Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong.

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Andrew Wiggins Expected To Soon Sign Rookie Deal With Cavs
Players who sign their rookie contracts cannot be traded for 30 days thereafter.

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NBA Proposing New Lottery System To Balance Odds
The proposal is essentially an attempt to squeeze the lottery odds at either extreme toward a more balanced system in which all 14 teams have a relatively similar chance at the no. 1 pick.

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NBA Considering Moving Back Draft, Adding Awards Show
The NBA is "very interested" in moving the draft after July 1 and packaging it with a season-ending awards show, possibly on consecutive nights.

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2014 NBA Draft Draws Higher TV Rating Than 2003
The NBA Lottery also drew a similarly high rating, which is believed to be helped by a good draft class and the presence of the Lakers.

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Hornets Unload Haywood's Contract In Trading Powell To Cavs
The Hornets have traded the draft rights to Dwight Powell and Brendan Haywood to the Cavaliers.

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Smart Feels He Fits Alongside Rondo, Ready To Learn From Him
The Celtics already have a point guard in Rajon Rondo, but Marcus Smart feels he can play alongside Rondo and also learn from him.

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Jabari Parker Happy With Bucks, Wants To ‘Stick With One Team’
It was no secret that Bucks and Jabari Parker shared mutual interest and the relationship became official on Thursday when the club drafted him with the No. 2 pick.

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Noah Vonleh Ready To Play In Pick-And-Roll With Walker
Noah Vonleh has been working on extending his range as an adjustment to the NBA and he believes he fits in very well with Charlotte’s current roster.

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Dante Exum, Agent Didn’t Think He’d Fall To Jazz At No. 5
Dante Exum touts his experience in Australia's two-point guard system in going to the Jazz.

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Aaron Gordon Excited To Go To Magic, Ready To Grow With Oladipo, Harris
Aaron Gordon felt that he worked out well for teams selecting four-to-eight, the range he felt he’d be selected.

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Cavaliers Select Andrew Wiggins With No. 1 Overall Pick
Andrew Wiggins was the first overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft.

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76ers Give Up Trying To Trade Up With Cavs
The 76ers are widely believed to want to draft Andrew Wiggins.

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76ers, Celtics, Lakers Most Likely To Draft Joel Embiid
With concerns about his health, Joel Embiid is expected to fall out of the top two slots of the NBA Draft.

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Raptors Discussing Trade For No. 22 With Grizzlies, Targeting Ennis
The Raptors are believed to be interested in Tyler Ennis.

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RealGM Radio: Tjarks, Perna Preview NBA Draft
In this NBA Draft preview episode, host Daniel Leroux talks about Thursday's draft with RealGM's Jonathan Tjarks and Andrew Perna.

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Vonleh Likes Bosh Comparison, Would Be Comfortable With 76ers
Noah Vonleh said multiple times Wednesday that he likes to be compared to Chris Bosh and that his outside shot has been a point of emphasis since the season ended.

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Napier Ranks UConn Graduation Ahead Of NCAA Title, Draft Night
Shabazz Napier was a fixture on the Dean’s List during his time in college, majoring in sociology.

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LaVine’s Athleticism Is A Relatively New Public Obsession
Mention the name Zach LaVine and some of the words you are most likely to hear are dunk, athleticism and explosiveness.

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Smart: Decision Not To Workout For Jazz Came From Agent
Speculation has been that Marcus Smart would prefer to avoid the Jazz because they already have Trey Burke.

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Parker Expects To Be Drafted 2nd Overall By Bucks
Jabari Parker said that the Bucks told him they would select him at No. 2 if he remains on the board.

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Heat Trying To Move Up To Draft Shabazz Napier
LeBron James is known to be very high on Shabazz Napier, thinking he's the best point guard in the draft.

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Gilbert Prefers Cavs To Draft Wiggins, Front Office Likes Parker
Dan Gilbert allowed his previous front office and Mike Brown to take Anthony Bennett, which is giving him pause this time.

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Embiid In Play For 76ers, Magic; Unlikely To Fall Past Kings At No. 8
The 76ers are planning a slow rebuild, so selecting Joel Embiid with the possibility he sits out his entire rookie season as Nerlens Noel did in 13-14 is not an issue.

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Cavaliers Like Orlando's Offer Of Afflalo, Nos. 4, 12 For No. 1 Pick
The Cavaliers are torn at who to pick at No. 1 if they keep the pick.

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Cavaliers Continue To Be Torn Between Parker, Wiggins
David Griffin had decided to take Joel Embiid, but instead will likely pick between Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins.

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Danté Exum Had Brain Mapped Ahead Of Draft
Leading into the NBA Draft, Danté Exum went through a mental and physical evaluation with the Red Bull High Performance team.

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Jazz Offering Derrick Favors In Package To Cavs For No. 1 Overall Pick
The Jazz presumably would pick between Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker if they acquire the selection by parting with Derrick Favors.

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