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Will Lamar Peters be Mississippi State's next NBA Draft lottery pick?

STARKVILLE — Combo guard Lamar Peters may end at least one unwanted streak for Mississippi State, judging by a few way-too-early recent NBA mock drafts. 557 more words

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Making Sense of the Rookie Hype

By Jack Drapkin

For all of the hype surrounding the 2017 Rookie NBA Class, they have yet to play an official NBA game. However, with the success that many of them had in the various Summer Leagues, the hype is certainly understandable. 209 more words

NBA Draft Reform

S.Samek

The NBA made some changes to the draft. The chance for each team to win the first overall pick has gone down to 14 percent for the three worst teams. 581 more words

Basketball

How NBA Draft Lottery Probabilities Are Constructed

On September 28th, the NBA Board of Governors approved changes to the NBA draft lottery system. These changes were construed in an attempt to help avoid tanking in the league in an effort to maximize a respective team’s probability of obtaining a high draft pick. 2,372 more words

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Preseason Predictions: 2018 NBA Mock Draft

With most college basketball teams officially starting practice next week, here is a preseason 2018 NBA Mock Draft that reflects how I think the draft will look as of right now. 2,517 more words

NBA Draft

NBA Approves Draft Lottery, Player Resting Rules

NEW YORK (AP) – A person with knowledge of the details says NBA owners have passed rules designed to prevent healthy players from sitting out games, and teams from losing games on purpose to improve their draft position. 183 more words

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