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Features

 

media

The ultimate NBA TV personalities bracket

Who's the preeminent figure in television these days when it comes to NBA basketball?

 

gallery

All the players Sam Hinkie has acquired as Sixers GM

Sam Hinkie has made tons of moves in his two years as Sixers GM – even if they rarely involved decent NBA players.

 

video

Why Karl-Anthony Towns can be an ideal fit for Timberwolves

USA Today Sports' Larry Berger talks with potential No. 1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns following the NBA draft lottery.

 

Mock Draft

KAT still at No. 1

Aran Smith of NBADraft.net is still projecting Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns to be the top pick on June 25.

 

video

Which players helped themselves at the draft combine?

Derek Bodner breaks down some risers and fallers from the NBA draft combine in Chicago.

 

Playoffs

NBA A to Z podcast: Conference finals preview

What can we expect in the NBA's Final Four? USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zilgitt discuss.

 

video

Which draft prospects think they can beat Stephen Curry one-on-one?

Some of the players at the draft combine feel pretty confident about their chances against the NBA MVP.

 

Gallery

The best leapers at the draft combine

Not a single All-Star in the list of players that registered the best vertical jumps at the draft combine in the last 15 years.

   
 

Draft

The draft combine behind the scenes

Adam Pensack tells what it's like for an NBA agent at the annual Chicago draft combine.

 

Trivia

Can you identify these NBA players from the '90s?

Test how much you know about old-school basketball.

 

interview

Catching up with Sixers draftee Dario Saric

Born in the same city as Drazen Petrovic, Croatian phenom Dario Saric has basketball in his veins. He has an NBA future too, but we may have to wait at least another year to see him Stateside.

 

rockets

The Harden truth

James Harden used to sacrifice defense to perform offensively. But he didn't have to, Noah Naiditch says.

 

video

Who's better: Steve Kerr or Dave Joerger?

They have both had a lot of success early in their head coaching careers. Who do we pick?

 

video

Why Stephen Curry is NBA's best shooter ever

Eddie Johnson says Stephen Curry was already beating him at shooting contests at age 6. No surprise he ended up becoming the best shooter of all time.

 

Podcast

NBA A to Z: Is home court not sacred anymore?

NBA teams are not having much trouble winning on the road. Why is that? USA Today Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss it with Kevin Spain.

 

Business

NBA draft prospects and the agents that represent them

Many of the projected top picks have hired an agent already, but still a few big names available out there.