Five biggest surprises of 2016 NBA Draft

As expected, Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram were the first two picks of the 2016 NBA Draft. After that, we got more than a few surprises thrown our way. Some where mildly surprising, while others were borderline jaw-droppers. In some cases, the big surprises were who got drafted, or who didn’t. In other cases, the surprise came in the form of a trade. Now that the first round...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves and Bulls in talks to trade Jimmy Butler for Kris Dunn

The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Providence point guard Kris Dunn at No. 5, in the 2016 NBA Draft but he might not be staying there for long. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Chicago Bulls are in talks with the T-Wolves about trading Dunn for Jimmy Butler. Minnesota and Chicago still in serious talks on a Jimmy Butler deal centered on fifth pick Kris Dunn, league sources tell...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves select Kris Dunn with the fifth pick of the 2016 NBA Draft

With Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown and Dragan Bender off the board, the Minnesota Timberwolves were up next with the fifth pick of the NBA Draft. Brown and Bender went a bit higher than some expected so the Timberwolves pretty much had their pick of whoever they wanted outside of Simmons and Ingram. With the fifth pick of the 2016 NBA Draft, the Timberwolves selected…...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics could steal Kris Dunn in 2016 NBA draft, then deal him

Many consider the Boston Celtics one of the biggest losers of the 2016 NBA draft because the team landed No. 3, meaning Danny Ainge and the front office miss out on Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram. It’s a fair assessment, but ignores the fact Providence’s Kris Dunn is one of the best point guard prospects to come out in years. Now, Boston doesn’t need any help in the backcourt...
Via The Sports Daily
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics targeting Nerlens Noel in trade talks

The Boston Celtics were a middle-of-the-pack rim protecting team last season, ranking 14th in the NBA in field goal percentage allowed inside five feet. But apparently general manager Danny Ainge wants to do better in that regard. According to a report by Brian Geltzeiler of on Tuesday, the Celtics are targeting Sixers big man Nerlens Noel in trade talks. League...
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June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Rumors: Celtics Struggling To Shop No. 3 Pick; Kris Dunn An Option?

With the NBA Draft just days away, the rumor mill is in full swing, and much of the chatter has involved what the Boston Celtics will do with the No. 3 overall pick. The Celtics reportedly are trying to trade their top first-round selection and appear to have a few targets in mind, but finding a willing trade partner might be easier said than done, according to ESPN’s Ryen Russillo...
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn has strict demands for his draft workouts

One of the top players in the upcoming 2016 NBA Draft, Kris Dunn, has set up some rather curious demands for teams wanting to work him out. According to Chad Ford of ESPN, Dunn has yet to workout with any NBA team, just over one week before the draft. “He’s refusing to do 1-on-none workouts with teams,” Ford reports. “Will only workout for teams if it’s against Ben Simmons...
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June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn hires agent, declares for NBA Draft

Providence guard Kris Dunn has been one of the best players in the country this year and was a candidate for the John Wooden Award for most of the season. It shouldn’t come a surprise, but he will be entering the NBA Draft this summer. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman confirmed the news on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Dunn spoke with Goodman and said that he really has no regrets about leaving...
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March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Providence G Kris Dunn to Stay in School

It has been a long road for Providence guard Kris Dunn. After two years and two shoulder surgeries, he finally showed his skillset, averaging 15.6 points, 7.5 assists and 2.7 steals per game last season for the Friars and putting himself into the draft conversation, with some experts tabbing him as a possible late-lottery or mid-first round pick, as evidenced by
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence vs. Boise State/Dayton– Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

PC’s Kris Dunn was Big East Co-Player of the Year The sixth-seeded Providence Friars out of the Big East conference will have to wait and see who they meet in the first round. They’ll face the winner of the Tuesday night First Four game between Dayton and Boise State.  Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Friday, March 20 Time: TBD...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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