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Post-Draft Stories and Getting Ready for Free Agency

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Seven Lingering Questions Following the NBA Draft With Logan Murdock

KOC and Logan reflect on the draft and look ahead to the start of free agency

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2022 NBA Draft Reactions

J. Kyle Mann and Jonathan Tjarks analyze the fits and speculate the futures for the top picks in the NBA draft

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Paolo Goes No. 1! Behind the Surprise Decision With Magic President Jeff Weltman, Plus More NBA Draft Observations.

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Chet Holmgren Discusses His Draft Process and NBA Future

Wos and Chet also break down his fashion style and shoe game

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The Knicks Bewilder Us Again, a Draft Tradition Unlike Any Other

As much as any NBA franchise, New York entered the draft in dire need of some buzz. Instead, all it got was some future protected picks and enough cap room to make a possibly doomed decision.

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Just Good Enough but Also Just Bad Enough

For all the rumors, the draft turned out to be pretty normal for the Bulls. Jason gives his first impression of Dalen Terry and explains why Patrick Williams remains the most important piece for the future.

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Can the Thunder Build Their Future Around the Thin Towers?

Two of the greatest string beans in NBA history are teaming up in Oklahoma City, with Chet Holmgren joining Aleksej Pokusevski. What will the Thunder’s experimental frontcourt look like? Nothing we’ve seen before.

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The Winners and Losers of the 2022 NBA Draft

The draft started off with a major surprise, but most of the fireworks came from the picks themselves, as the trade market went cold. Here’s who came out on top, and who bottomed out, on draft night.

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Judge Walks It Off, and What Did the Knicks Do?

Plus, assessing Kyrie rumors and talking the Yankees’ 2022 Campaign with Nicky T

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2022 NBA Draft Grades: Pick-by-Pick Analysis

The Magic stunned us all by taking Paolo Banchero at no. 1. Follow along as we grade and examine each pick in the first round.

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NBA Draftapalooza: Kyrie Drama, Paolo to Orlando, and OKC Gets Frisky

Bill and Ringer NBA staffers discuss everything happening on draft night

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The Biggest Needs for Every Team in the 2022 NBA Draft

The trades are coming in fast and furious ahead of draft night. We examine the Jerami Grant deal, the Lakers trading into the draft, and offseason outlooks for all 30 teams.

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Top 50 Prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft

Cramming for draft night? Get to know this year’s class with our updated rankings, in-depth scouting reports, and player comps.

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2022 Final NBA Mock Draft: Latest Trade Rumors and Intel

Could the Rockets trade up to no. 1 to grab Paolo Banchero? Plus, the buzz on Jaden Ivey, potential deals inside the lottery, and more.

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Chet Holmgren Plays Too Big on Defense to Fail

There are plenty of questions about the Gonzaga big man heading into the 2022 draft, but one thing NBA teams can count on is his rim protection

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The Jerami Grant Trade May Put Portland on a Path Back to Where It Started

The Pistons forward may be able to finally fix the defense around Damian Lillard, but the ceiling of the Trail Blazers’ new core doesn’t look much higher than the last one

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NBA Draft Preview and an Early Look at the Futures Market

JJ, Joe, and Raheem share their thoughts on the top three picks, talk specific props, and pick potential steals

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Previewing the Top Wings, Sleepers, and Bigs in the NBA Draft

Plus, the guys share some of the fringe prospects who may be flying under the radar heading into the draft

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The Five Most Interesting Teams in the 2022 NBA Draft

What will the Thunder do with all their picks? Are the Spurs ready to make a splash? And could the Kings be overthinking things at no. 4? We examine the most intriguing teams and story lines entering draft night.

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Every NBA Team Needs a Big Like Mark Williams

Versatility has never been at a greater premium in the NBA. In a league dominated by talented giants, a center who can defend both on the perimeter and in the paint might be the rarest commodity of all.

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10 Burning NBA Questions

Ringer staffers join Bill in speculating on potential moves, story lines, and early title favorites heading into the offseason

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Gearing Up for the NBA Draft, Players on the Move, and Potential Sleepers

Verno and KOC discuss if the top of the order could have some surprises

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Yankees Streak Ends at Nine and Eamon McAnaney on Scherzer’s Return

Plus, the latest on the Mets and Zach Braziller on the NBA draft

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Curry vs. Everybody, Boston’s Next Move, NBA Dynasty Tiers, and Draft Buzz With Ryen Russillo

Bill and Russillo also discuss possible offseason moves and what Jayson Tatum’s workload this past season means for next year

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Boston’s Collapse and Golden State’s Growing Legacy

Plus, an NBA draft preview, and the offseason storylines Sabreena and Wos are looking forward to

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Drafting the Magic’s Future With Kevin Clark and Steve Ceruti

With the draft less than a week away, we discuss who the Magic could pick no. 1 and why the team’s narrative will soon change

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Trade Talks Heat Up Inside the Top 10

Will someone trade up to no. 4 to select Jaden Ivey? Here’s the latest intel and projections as a number of teams mull making a move before draft night.

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Chet’s Best Fit, Jabari’s Ceiling, and More NBA Draft Talk With Sam Vecenie. Plus, the Rise of International Talent With NBA Associate VP Chris Ebersole.

Breaking down the top prospects ahead of the NBA draft

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Yankees Survive Late Rally, Mets Get Rocked, and Jay Bilas on the NBA Draft

Plus, discussing the idea of the Knicks acquiring Donovan Mitchell from Utah

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Breaking Down the Top Forwards in the NBA Draft

Plus, discussing why teams have been failing at maximizing picks 6 through 10 in the NBA draft in recent years

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NBA Mock Draft 4.0 With Kevin O’Connor

With the 2022 NBA draft drawing near, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor shares his latest mock draft, which includes picks for each spot in the first round of the draft

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The Andrew Wiggins Game, What Went Wrong With the Celtics, and Meeting Paolo Banchero

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss how the Warriors’ willingness to go into the luxury tax is what differentiates them from other franchises

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The Warriors’ Game 5 Win Gives Them Control. Can the Celtics Come Back?

Boston needs to win two straight, including Game 7 on the road, to win the Finals. What are the odds that Jayson Tatum and Co. can pull off that feat? Our model breaks it down.

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Moves to No. 1

Do the Magic have their man? Plus, there’s a slew of new names inside the top 10. Here’s the latest intel and buzz as draft night rapidly approaches.