A full weekend after the last pick of the NBA Draft was announced – some guy named Alpha, go figure – all the searing hot takes have engulfed Twitter in a fury of Woj bombs, Bill Simmons gasps, and enraged fanbases committing social media suicide.
Alpha Kaba, Andre Drummond, Andrew Wiggins, Bam Adebayo, Ben Simmons, Billy King, Buddy Heild, Caleb Swanigan, Carmelo Anthony, Chris McCullough, D'Angelo Russell, Danny Ainge, Daryl Morey, De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Lindsey, Dennis Smith Jr., Derrick White, Dirk Nowitzki, DJ Wilson, Doc Rivers, Donovan Mitchell, Dwayne Bacon, Dwight Howard, Elfrid Payton, Eric Maynor, Ernie Grunfeld, Evan Fournier, Frank Jackson, Frank Ntilikina, George Hill, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Gordon Hayward, Ike Anigbogu. Jawun Evans, Isaiah Hartenstein, Ivan Rabb, Jabari BIrd, Jaron Blossomgame, Jarrett Allen, Jayson Tatum, Jerry West, Jimmy Butler, Joel Embiid, John Calipari, John Collins, Jonah Bolden, Jonas Valanciunas, Jonathan Isaac, Jordan Bell, Josh Hart, Josh Jackson, Jrue Holliday, Justin Patton, Kadeem, Karl Anthony-Towns, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kevin Pritchard, Kris Dunn, Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma, Kyle Lowry, Lauri Markkanen, Lavar Ball, Lonzo Ball, Luke Kennard, Malik Monk, Marcus Morris, Mario Hezonja, Markelle Fultz, Mathias Lessort, Mitch Kupchak, Nerlens Noel, Nikola Vucevic, OG Anunoby, Patrick Beverly, Patrick Ewing, Patrick McCaw, Patty Mills, Paul George, Paul Milsap, Phil Jackson, R.C. Buford, Reggie Jackson, Ricky Rubio, Rudy Gobert, Russell Westbrook, Sam Presti, Semi Ojaleye, Serge Ibaka, Sindarius Thornwell, Sterling Brown, Steve Clifford, Steve Nash, Terrance Ferguson, Thomas Bryant, Thon Maker, Tim Connelly, Tim Duncan, Tim Frazier, TJ Leaf, Tom Thibodeau, Tony Bradley, Trey Burke, Trey Lyles, Tyler Dorsey, Tyler Lydon, Wesley Iwundu, Zach Collins, Zach Lavine, Zach Randolph
Hail To The District writer Dash Kannan provides a sequel — and an apology — to his previous thoughts on the Washington Wizards replacing the Chicago Cubs, in terms of the most hopeless fan base in professional sports.
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Andrew Nicholson, Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Cubs, Ernie Grunfeld, Georgetown Hoyas, Ian Mahinmi, John Wall, Kelly Oubre Jr., Kevin Durant, Marcus Thornton, Markieff Morris, Oklahoma City Thunder, Otto Porter, Randy Wittman, Russell Westbrook, Scott Brooks, Serge Ibaka, Steve Buckhantz, Tomas Satoransky, Trey Burke, Washington Wizards
It’s official: the Wizards and Bradley Beal to agreed to terms for a “max contract” worth approximately $130 million over five years. They’ll be paying around $26 million per year to a shooting guard who played in a career low 55 games last season, and has never played more than 73 games in a season.
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Allen Crabbe, Andre Drummond, Bradley Beal, Cleveland Cavaliers, DeMar DeRozan, Gilbert Arenas, Hassan Whiteside, John Wall, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Mike Conley, Miles Plumlee, Nicolas Batum, Oklahoma City Thunder, Serge Ibaka, Washington Wizards
Rajan, John, and Neel reconvene for a podcast after the 2016 NBA Draft, to break down the trades made before and during the draft, and discuss their favorite moves.