Demetrius Jackson

Reports: Celtics waive No. 51 pick Ben Bentil, offering R.J. Hunter or James Young for second-rounder

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The Celtics knew they drafted too many players, which is why they convinced No. 16 pick Guerschon Yabusele and No. 23 pick Ante Zizic to remain overseas and No. 58 pick Abdel Nader to sign with the D-League. That will allow Boston to maintain exclusive NBA negotiating rights on all three players. But that still [more]

NBA releases names of all players invited to NBA Draft Combine, Ben Simmons not on it

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The NBA Draft Combine has become more and more like the NFL’s version: There’s a lot of talk, the top players don’t take part in the drills, the player interviews are what matter most, and at the end of the day most players don’t actually move up or down that much based on the results. [more]

162 players declare early for 2016 NBA draft

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A new NCAA rule that allows players to declare for the NBA draft without losing their college eligibility was sure to open the floodgate of early entrants. Consider them wide open. For the 2016 draft, 162 players – 117 coming through the American system – declared early. College players, as long as they don’t do [more]