Sources:- Atlanta Hawks acquire guard Dejounte Murray from San Antonio Spurs for three first-round picks, Danilo Gallinari

The Atlanta Hawks are trading forward Danilo Gallinari and three first-round picks to the San Antonio Spurs for All-Star guard Dejounte Murray, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Hawks are sending a 2023 first-round pick via the Charlotte Hornets plus their own 2025 and 2027 first-round picks to the Spurs in the deal, sources told … Read more

2022 NBA Draft: Analysis, fits for every pick from John Hollinger and Sam Vecenie

The 2022 NBA Draft is now complete. Check out NBA Draft analyst Sam Vecenie and front-office insider John Hollinger judging each pick as it happened. This features instant analysis, projections and live reactions to all 58 picks – plus any key trades that occurred. We began with a late curveball at the top of the … Read more

2022 NBA Draft Combine: From Pablo Escobar to team interviews, and trade talk in between

CHICAGO — Do you want to have a staring contest? The question from a Western Conference team official came unexpectedly during an interview last week during the NBA Draft Combine. It caught Kansas guard Christian Braun by surprise. Braun had come prepared for the string of meetings he would take part in over the course … Read more

NBA Mock Draft: Post lottery picks for every team

The 2022 NBA Draft Lottery has come and gone, and we now know the order of picks Nos. 1-14 in June’s upcoming draft. On Tuesday night in Chicago, the Orlando Magic earned the right to select the No. 1 overall pick. The Magic weren’t the only team to come away winners, though as the Oklahoma … Read more

Orlando Magic win 2022 NBA draft lottery, followed by Oklahoma City Thunder; Sacramento Kings jump into top 4

8:36 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN For the fourth time in franchise history, the Orlando Magic have won the NBA draft lottery and will pick No. 1 in the June draft. Orlando had a 14% chance to get the top pick, along with the Houston Rockets and the Detroit Pistons. It’s the Magic’s first chance to … Read more

NBA playoffs – Experts’ picks for every first-round series

What lies ahead in the NBA postseason? The Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves are advancing as seven seeds, while the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans captured eight seeds on the final night of the NBA play-in tournament. Every first round series is set: Miami Heat vs. Hawks, Boston Celtics vs. Nets, Milwaukee Bucks vs. … Read more

NBA seeding, play-in implications of the regular season’s final weekend

3:30 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Editor’s note: This story has been updated following the 76ers’ 133-120 win over the Pacers on Saturday. The NBA regular season’s final weekend is here, and all we know is 48 hours of chaos lies ahead. Thanks to a jumbled seeding picture in both conferences, only a handful of seeds … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers eliminated from playoff contention with loss to Phoenix Suns, win by San Antonio Spurs

PHOENIX — A season that started with championship promise for the Los Angeles Lakers ended with the pain of failing to even qualify for the play-in tournament. Tuesday’s 121-110 loss to the Phoenix Suns — coupled with a 116-97 win by the San Antonio Spurs over the Denver Nuggets — officially eliminated LA from play-in … Read more