Things to Know About the NBA Draft


  1. The National Basketball Association league started on October 25, 2016. The league has granted all 30 teams the eligibility for trades.
  2. Former Miami Heat/Toronto Raptors All-Star Chris Bosh is currently waiting for doctors to clear him for the 2nd half of the 2016/2017 season. Bosh has been released by the Miami heat  for medical reasons.
  3. The 2017 76ers have a big problem with their roster as of right now. The 76ers have 3 top ten picks that all play the center position: Nerlens Noel, Jahlil Okafor, and Joel Embiid who are all under the age of 25. The 76ers have made a big decision to move the three talented players.
  4. The NBA trade deadline is on on Feb 23, 2017 for the current 2016/2017 season.
  5. On Jan 7, 2017 the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Kyle Korver, guard, from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Mike Dunleavy, forward, and Mo Williams, guard.
  6. Atlanta Hawks star Paul Millsap will become a free agent in the summer of 2017 planning moving on from the young Hawks. Four possible landing spots for Millsap are: The Boston Celtics, the Portland Trailblazers, the Denver Nuggets, and Toronto Raptors.
  7. Former Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, forward, decided to take his talents to the super Golden State Warriors in the 2016 summer.
  8. The Detroit Pistons are considering trading Reggie Jackson, point guard, in exchange for Ricky Rubio, point guard, from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  9. After the trade deadline, all 30 NBA teams will not be eligible to trade at all until the next season.
  10. The 2017 New York Knicks had pitched to the Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony, who is now 32 years old. The Knicks are looking to move Carmelo because he was unhappy with his 20-26 squad.

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