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

Jun 23, 2022 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. The Oklahoma City Thunder began a busy first round by taking Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren with … Read more

NBA draft 2022 – Why the Houston Rockets are going all-in on their ‘very painful’ rebuild

HOUSTON — Christian Wood keeps swishing 3-pointers and smiling, the skilled big man showing off his shooting range and seemingly responding whenever the other team gets within striking distance. It’s June 13, and Game 5 of the NBA Finals tips off in eight hours, but metaphorically, this pickup game takes place as far as possible … Read more

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 … Read more

2022 NBA Draft Betting Roundtable — Is Jabari Smith a lock at No. 1?

The 2022 NBA Draft begins on Thursday night as the college basketball’s top prospects await their turn to become a central piece of an NBA franchise. This year’s draft features plenty of questions regarding the top picks. Will the Orlando Magic pick Auburn sharpshooter Jabari Smith with the No. 1 pick or go with Duke … Read more

AJ Griffin getting significant Knicks interest

Sitting courtside, AJ Griffin couldn’t help himself. His mind would wander, imagining himself on the NBA court throwing down dunks and hitting long jump shots. He was only in third grade then, tagging along with his father, Adrian, an NBA assistant coach. “Going to the games you see the behind the scenes stuff,” Griffin told … Read more