NBA Draft

Victor Wembanyama, No. 1 NBA draft prospect in 2023, changing teams in France, sources say

The most coveted NBA draft prospect in the world is on the move. Victor Wembanyama, ranked No. 1 in the 2023 ESPN mock draft, has opted out of his contract with ASVEL Villeurbanne and is signing a two-year contract with Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92 from Paris, a source told ESPN. The 7-foot-3 18-year old with a …

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LeBron James must ‘show me he’s better than me’: Bennedict Mathurin

Indiana Pacers rookie Bennedict Mathurin should be on notice for his first meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers later this season. LeBron James has never been one to take too kindly to trash talk. Just prior to the 2022 NBA Draft, Mathurin began talking about his excitement to compete against the Lakers forward. “A lot …

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Jolly St. Perk, fashion faux pas, and more from NBA Draft night

Paolo Banchero (L), Mark Williams (C), and Malachi Branham (R) pose for photos.Image: Getty Images I had the ESPN broadcast of last night’s NBA Draft on while cooking dinner, and even with my hands occupied by a pot of mac and a large spoon instead of my phone and internet, I knew Kendrick Perkins was …

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Meet Christian Braun’s mom, who shined at 2022 NBA Draft

Christian Braun was selected 21st overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday night, but it was his mother, Lisa, who stole the show. Once Braun’s name was called, cameras captured the moment the former Kansas guard embraced his family, namely Lisa, who wore an eye-catching red dress. Minutes later, the …

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Twitter lost it over Christian Braun’s mom during 2022 NBA Draft

A few of the parents of top prospects took Twitter by storm on Thursday during the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft, but perhaps none more so than the mother of former Kansas guard, Christian Braun. Braun, who was selected 21st overall by the Nuggets, embraced his family inside the Barclays Center upon learning …

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Orlando Magic make Duke’s Paolo Banchero No. 1 pick in 2022 NBA draft

1:11 AM BST Tim BontempsESPN NEW YORK — After months of speculation, Duke’s Paolo Banchero was a surprise selection by the Orlando Magic with the top overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren was taken second by the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Auburn forward Jabari …

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Jaden Ivey’s draft fit gets RAVE REVIEWS from Richard Jefferson | NBA Today – ESPN

Jaden Ivey’s draft fit gets RAVE REVIEWS from Richard Jefferson | NBA TodayESPN Jaden Ivey’s fate may be tonight’s NBA draft’s greatest intrigueRivals.com – Purdue 2022 NBA Draft trade rumors: The five likeliest deals for Kings’ highly-coveted No. 4 overall picksCBS Sports Photos: Meet The Girlfriend Of Top NBA Prospect Jaden IveyThe Spun ‘He’s special …

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NBA draft order ‘increasingly firm’ with Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero at 1-2-3, sources say

As NBA teams finalize their boards ahead of Thursday night’s NBA draft, sources have told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the order of the top three picks is “increasingly firm,” with Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr. going to the Orlando Magic at No. 1, Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren to the Oklahoma City Thunder at No. 2, and Duke’s …

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Knicks stay put to take sharpshooter

The day has finally arrived. It’s the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Dreams will be realized. Mistakes will be made. There will be unexpected selections, players who fall too far, outrageous outfits and heartfelt moments. After weeks of intrigue, rumors and smokescreens, it’s time to make the picks. Before then, however, The Post’s Zach …

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