The Bucks were one of the league’s surprise teams last season, but they want to maintain before anyone proclaims that they are among the East’s elite.
In Kevin Garnett, Karl-Anthony Towns will have the ultimate tutor to expand his knowledge and become a prototypical big man for new NBA era.
Jahlil Okafor is confident he can be the building block the Philadelphia 76ers have been waiting for during a gruesome journey back to relevance.
The Nuggets didn’t expect to have Emmanuel Mudiay available to them but they decided to place their future in the hands - and deft passing - of the seventh overall pick.
The Houston Rockets sacrificed little but still took a huge risk in getting Ty Lawson from the Denver Nuggets a week after his second DUI in 2015.
Former Maryland product Alex Len was forced to return to a reserve role when Phoenix signed veteran big man Tyson Chandler but plans to take advantage of situation.
“John [Wall] and I, we both have to,” Beal said. “We’re thrust into that position, but I think we’re ready for it.“
Wizards shooting guard is among 18 NBA players to participate in Aug. 1 game in Johannesburg.
After the Lakers failed to attract a marquee free agent, Kobe Bryant’s presumed final season will also be about the development of D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle.
Jordan Crawford said he has learned from past mistakes and hopes to earn another shot in the NBA after missing all of last season.