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NBA mock draft: Loaded No. 1 pick race, new top 60

With LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman and Anthony Edwards off to the NBA, teams can fully shift their attention to next year’s highly touted prospects, which is widely expected to be a banner crop with star power that significantly exceeds that of the 2020 class. We’ve been studying this group closely for the better parts of […]

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Toronto Raptors will start 2020-21 NBA season playing in Tampa

Unable to secure a plan with Canadian health officials due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toronto Raptors will call Tampa, Florida home to begin the 2020-21 NBA season, the team announced Friday, "We commit to continuing our work together, planning for a safe return to play in Toronto," team president Masai Ujiri said in a statement.  […]

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NBA draft: Our experts’ A grades and bold predictions

Who won the 2020 NBA draft? After the top three picks went off the board in the predicted order — Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), James Wiseman (Golden State Warriors) and LaMelo Ball (Charlotte Hornets) — the draft started to see some surprise picks later on. Which teams get an A grade? What were the biggest […]

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The NBA draft’s biggest first-round winners and losers

Who are the biggest winners and losers from the first round of the 2020 NBA draft? The top three picks — Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), James Wiseman (Golden State Warriors) and LaMelo Ball (Charlotte Hornets) — went as expected, without any big trades shaking up the top of the draft. But there were still plenty […]

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Georgia’s Edwards goes No. 1 overall to Wolves

Five months later than it was originally scheduled, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the first pick of the 2020 NBA draft Wednesday night. Edwards, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound guard from Atlanta who spent his lone collegiate season at Georgia, joins a young Timberwolves core led by star center Karl-Anthony Towns and point guard D’Angelo […]