NBA draft

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MAY 15: Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores (L) talks with new head coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Win NBA Draft Lottery, Pistons Shut Out Of First Round

The Cleveland Cavaliers have won the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick on June 26.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2014

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NBA’s Biggest Losers Look For Lottery Win

They lost often, 67 times in all for the Milwaukee Bucks.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2014

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 20: Dante Exum #7 of the World Select Team shoots against the USA Junior Select Team during the game on April 20, 2013 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Sam Forencich/Getty Images)

Intriguing Exum Remains Big Mystery In Draft

The clips that show Dante Exum exploding toward the rim, finishing with a thunderous dunk or contorting his body as he flips in a layup, sure are impressive.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rumored New NBA Minimum Age Would Be A Good Thing

Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.


SPOKANE, WA - MARCH 22: Gary Harris #14 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a three-point shot in the second half against the Harvard Crimson during the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Mich State’s Izzo Might Advise Harris To Enter NBA

Gary Harris may hear Michigan State coach Tom Izzo tell him to go pro.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (R) of Georgia greets NBA Commissioner David Stern after Caldwell-Pope was drafted #8 overall in the first round by the Detroit Pistons during the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 in in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Leach’s Lists: A Conversation With Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

On NBA Draft night when 2013 Detroit Pistons first round pick Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s name was called, there were many Pistons fans that were not very happy.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2013


TTYM: Watch The Heat ‘Get Down’, Sanchez Get His Party On And D-Wade’s Prodigy Got Game

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed, why I think Geno Smith will be attending Mark Sanchez’s training camp without a doubt, watch Dwyane Wade’s prodigy in action, my favorite moment of the […]


NEW YORK - JUNE 27: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope poses for a portrait after being selected number 8th overall by the Detroit Pistons during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matt Dery: Pistons Draft Left Backlash From Fans

I have never seen anything like it. People who say the Pistons are dead in this town are wrong.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 08: Trey Burke #3 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the secon dhalf against the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

U-M Basketball Earns NBA Draft Distinction

Compared to many mock drafts, Trey Burke went lower than expected, and Tim Hardaway went higher than anticipated.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2013

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 23: Peyton Siva #3 of the Louisville Cardinals gestures as he walks off the court after defeating the Colorado State Rams during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena on March 23, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pistons Draft Louisville’s Siva In 2nd Round

The Detroit Pistons have drafted Louisville guard Peyton Siva with the 56th pick in the NBA draft.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2013