Michael Carter-Williams has record breaking debut as 76ers beat Heat

If you had Michael Carter-Williams in the “first rookie to have a breakout game” pool, congratulations you won. The Philadelphia 76ers rookie point guard had an unbelievable, record-breaking debut Wednesday night as his team upset the Miami Heat 114-110.

2013 NBA Draft: The best and worst picks

The 2013 NBA Draft is in the books and it’s time to dissect it all. Here’s our look at the best and worst picks from a crazy Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

2013 NBA Mock Draft

The NBA Draft is upon us. For me, that means being glued to twitter and basketball rumors websites to track all the potential storylines on draft night and seeking out as many mock drafts as possible. Yes, I’m a bit of a nerd.

The 12 greatest No. 1 NBA Draft picks

Here’s our look at the best players selected with the top pick in the history of the NBA Draft.

2013 NBA Draft: Alex Len now favored to be No. 1 pick?

For months the assumption has been that Kentucky center Nerlens Noel would be the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. When the Cleveland Cavaliers won the lottery, that assumption was further solidified, given the team’s need of another post presence. But as we creep towards Thursday night’s draft, it has become apparent that the Cavs are exploring other options with the top pick, and now there may be a new favorite.

2013 NBA Draft: List of players invited to green room

On Sunday the NBA issued 10 preliminary invitations to its green room for Thursday’s 2013 NBA Draft. The league typically has between 13 and 15 players on hand during the draft, so there could be more invitations forthcoming.

Oklahoma City Thunder are the 2013 NBA Draft lottery’s unlikely big winner

The NBA lottery happened Tuesday night, and several teams were happy to see their ping-pong balls come up. The Cleveland Cavaliers scored the No. 1 pick, but rumors suggest it could be traded. That’s not something that is usually even discussed, since the top overall pick is almost always a game-changing player. But that may […]

Louisville guard Russ Smith to return for senior season

  Conventional wisdom held that Russ Smith, Louisville’s leading scorer from it’s NCAA championship team, would be headed to the NBA after a remarkable junior season. That wisdom was apparently way off, as Smith has announced he will return for his senior season.