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What To Expect From Tonight’s 2016 NBA Draft


Just when you thought the NBA season was over with, think again. Tonight [Thursday, June 23] a number of young men’s lives will change forever. Tonight, the arena JAY Z helped build plays host to another monumental moment in NBA history. The 2016 NBA Draft will take place at the Barclays Center and many fans […]

Ben Simmons Has Reportedly Been Told That He’ll Be the #1 Pick in the Draft


The NBA Draft is tomorrow night in New York City, and it’ll likely be one of the more essential drafts of the last decade. LSU standout Ben Simmons, thought to be a once-in-a-generation talent and the heir to LeBron James‘ throne, is up for grabs, as is Duke’s sweet shooter Brandon Ingram, Ohio State’s multi-faceted monster […]

The Philadelphia 76ers Are Reportedly Leaning Towards Drafting Ben Simmons at #1

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The Philadelphia 76ers prevailed last night, and secured the #1 pick in next month’s NBA Draft. It was one of the few joyous moments of the last few years for the Sixers organization, who have seen their beloved team trudge through four miserable losing seasons and fail to win 20 games in each of the last three […]

The Philadelphia 76ers Get the #1 Pick in the Draft Lottery

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It’s been a sad few years for the Philadelphia 76ers, who are easily the sorriest franchise in the NBA at its current state. Despite several high lottery picks over the years, the team has struggled to put together a cohesive young core, opting instead to overstock their roster with promising (and injury-prone) big men that […]

Nike and Adidas Will Make Pitches to Likely Lottery Pick Ben Simmons This Week

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Ben Simmons was being referred to as the next LeBron James for much of the past collegiate season, before his LSU Wolverines fizzed out, and missed the NCAA Division 1 tournament entirely. Still, Simmons is regarded as one of the forthcoming NBA Draft’s most talented prospects, and will likely be one of the first five […]

LSU’s Ben Simmons Might Receive Sneaker Deal Worth Over $100 Million

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Back in 2003, LeBron James was without a doubt the most hyped High School basketball star ever, netting a $90 million sneaker contract with Nike before he even played his first NBA game. 13 years later, LSU freshman Ben Simmons is primed to be the number one overall pick in the forthcoming NBA draft, and […]

ICYMI: President Obama Prefers Michael Jordan Over LeBron James & Kobe Bryant


The Hoop Guru In Charge has spoken. President Obama recently participated in a Twitter Q&A session and along with answering questions about important issues such as climate control and affordable college tuition plans, an NBA fan asked the Commander-In-Chief to choose between Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. As a true Chicago native who […]