Now that the NBA Draft has come and gone, all of the focus for most teams will be towards the start of free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers will be one of the teams to watch once free agency opens up.
The biggest story coming out of Thursday’s NBA Draft was the blockbuster trade between the Orlando Magic and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder sent forward Serge Ibaka and others to the Magic for guard Victor Oladipo and others.
There was plenty of speculation surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves before and after the NBA Draft. Their name has been in the mix for Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, there is now speculation about point guard Ricky Rubio.
Throughout last night’s NBA Draft, there were multiple reports coming out saying that the Chicago Bulls were in serious discussions to trade guard Jimmy Butler. Leading up to the draft, there were reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves were pushing hard to acquire Butler.
Ever since the Houston Rockets were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs, there was plenty of speculation on what center Dwight Howard would do this offseason. Howard could become a free agent this summer if he decides to opt out of his contract.
There have been plenty of rumors going around about what the Los Angeles Lakers will do during the NBA Draft on Thursday. Many of those rumors revolve around point guard D’Angelo Russell, who many thought would be the franchise’s point guard for years to come.
With the NBA Draft this Thursday, there are many teams that are finalizing their boards on who they will select. One of the most intriguing players in this year’s draft is Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray.
I think everyone knows that this could be one of the wildest free agency periods that the NBA has seen in a long time. While Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is considered the crown jewel, there are multiple All-Stars that are available as well.
It’s crazy how one down season will make have a team looking at your signing as a disappointment. Right now, the Milwaukee Bucks are feeling that way about forward Greg Monroe. Last offseason, many considered the Bucks a true playoff contender when they signed Monroe but now things have changed.
Before the NBA regular season ended, many knew that the Atlanta Hawks were going to make some major changes to their roster this offseason. One of the big decisions that the Hawks will have to make will be deciding whether to keep either Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroder.