After jumping from Number 8 to Number 2 in the draft lottery, the Memphis Grizzlies are reportedly zeroing in on guard Ja Morant with the second overall draft pick. With the Grizzlies eyeing Morant, it could mark the end of 12 year veteran guard Mike Conley‘s career in Memphis. To clear up more playing time for the rookie point guard, and possibly tank for next year’s draft class, there’s a great chance the Grizzlies will entertain talks for the veteran guard this summer.
As expected, the Miami Heat remained with the 13th pick in what was a wild draft lottery. Once the lottery ended, multiple sites immediately updated their mock drafts. A name that’s been linked to the Heat on most mock drafts: University of Southern California’s Kevin Porter Jr. Continue reading →
First, there was Magic Johnson abruptly stepping down from his front office position. Then, there was the coaching stall with Lebron James’ former coach Tyronn Lue, who reportedly turned down the Lakers’ three-year $18 million offer. What’s even crazier is the idea that the Lakers should trade Lebron James, who doesn’t have a no-trade clause in his contract. Continue reading →
The Miami Heat are coming off a disappointing season, as they missed the playoffs for the second time in years. Because of this, there need to be roster adjustments, with grabbing a star player the top priority. This year’s free agency class—headlined by Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Kawhi Leonard—is expected to be the best since 2010. Continue reading →