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NBA sets Oct. 16 draft date, Oct. 18 for free-agent talks

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The NBA has firmed up the schedule for what will be a hectic time for teams this fall, deciding on Oct. 16 as the...

NBA’s G League Is Competing With Colleges For Players

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The NCAA's grip is slipping.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnXjGKAwkyE The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s men’s basketball division has been a major source of research and development for the National...

The NBA Draft Is Part Of The Complex World Of The...

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Draft time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zePtar-GjM What a difference a year makes. In 2018, if NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had his way, the 2018 NBA Draft would...

Zion Williamson Has No Leverage Because Of Collective Bargaining

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The draft is a strait jacket. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksvjNFwZMKE As of now, it appears that Zion Williamson will be the top pick in the National Basketball...

It’s Decision Time For Some Men’s College Basketball Players: NBA Draft...

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Should I or shouldn't I? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1O4N5B9_C4 Every men’s college basketball player who has NCAA playing eligibility remaining has to declare their intentions concerning the...

Magic Fans Should be Drooling over Bamba’s Defense

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Luck was on the Magic’s side Thursday night when they were able to draft Mohamed Bamba with the 6th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Many draft projections had the 7-footer from Texas being off the board before Orlando made their selection so this pick was a no brainer for Jeff Weltman and John Hammond to make.

Magic Draft 7-Footer Bamba With Sixth Pick

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The Orlando Magic drafted the 20-year-old center with the sixth overall pick. The young man from New York City who played one year at Texas joins a team that went 25-57 last season and has averaged only 26 wins over six straight losing seasons.

Harden, James, Davis Finalists for NBA MVP Award

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Houston’s James Harden, Cleveland’s LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA’s MVP award. Harden, who led the league in scoring, has twice been a runner-up for the award, including last year when Russell Westbrook won. James has won the MVP award four times.

4 Players that Make Sense for The Magic at #6

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The ping pong balls have been pulled and we now know that the Orlando Magic hold the 6th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Heading into Tuesday’s lottery Orlando had the 5th best odds of landing the top pick, but they saw their position fall one slot when the Sacramento Kings land the 2nd overall pick after finishing with the 7th worst record.

Ready, Set, Tank for the Magic

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The Magic are in Prime Position for the Draft The NBA has reached the unofficial second half of the season and for a handful...