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Danny Ainge: I would not have drafted Rajon Rondo without a pre-draft meeting

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In a conference call with the media on Wednesday, Boston Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge was asked about how he’s dealing with the pre-draft process. Ainge spoke about how it’s different without pre-draft meetings. While giving that answer, the Celtics GM dropped a nugget about the drafting of Rajon Rondo in 2006: “Let’s use Rajon Rondo as [more]

2020 WNBA Draft posts 123% increase in viewers from prior year

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With sports fan starved for fresh content, ESPN not only hit with “The Last Dance, but also the WNBA Draft. The 2020 WNBA Draft was the second-most-watched draft in the league’s history. Per ESPN, the draft averaged nearly 390,000 live viewers. That was an increase of 123% from the prior year. Sabrina Ionescu of the [more]

Andre Drummond: No decision on 2020-21 player option yet

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In a recent interview, Andre Drummond said he hasn’t decided on what he’ll do about his 2020-21 player option. When asked about his option, Drummond told SB Nation’s Michael Pina: “For me, I haven’t really thought too deep into my next decision, because obviously we can’t really do anything yet.” The Cleveland Cavaliers center has [more]

Reports: G-League actively recruiting class of 2021 players

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The NBA G-League has begun recruiting players in the class of 2021, per multiple reports. The G-League started recruiting even before Jalen Green and Isaiah Todd made their decisions to bypass college for the NBAGL. Another top recruit, Greg Brown will announce his decision on Friday and is listing the G-League as one of his [more]

Latvian guard Arturs Kurucs declares for 2020 NBA Draft

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20-year-old Latvian guard Arturs Kurucs has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft. Latvian national team guard Arturs Kurucs has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft, his agent Arturs Kalnitis told ESPN. Kurucs had a breakout season in the FIBA Champions league, shooting 41% for 3 overall for VEF Riga. — Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) April 20, [more]