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Playing The Point – April 24, 2017

LeBron James; Credit – Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

By Jay Colby,

1. Grizzlies tie the series at 2-2 with 110-108 victory in OT – In one of the better playoff games thus far the Memphis Grizzlies tie the series 2-2. Thanks to Marc Gasol 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime.

The Five Biggest Winners of the 2016 NBA Draft

Serge Ibaka & Victor Oladipo; Credit Getty Images

Serge Ibaka & Victor Oladipo; Credit Getty Images

By Brent Best,

The 2016 NBA draft seemingly began before Thursday June 23rd at 7:30pm. A number of trades and “leaks” got the party started early with reports indicating that Ben Simmons received a “promise” by the Philadelphia 76ers days before the NBA draft. It was followed by a 3 team trade in which the Utah Jazz gave up their 12th pick in the draft sending it to the Atlanta Hawks. In return they received George Hill from the Indiana Pacers while the Hawks sent Jeff Teague to Indiana. That same day the Chicago Bulls traded Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks for Jerian Grant, Jose Calderon, and Robin Lopez. And “sources” revealed that the Lakers, to know one’s surprise would be selecting Brandon Ingram from Duke University. Things died down briefly, then the real fun began. To select the five biggest winners of this year’s NBA draft I looked at multiple factors.

The Up And Coming Magic

Orlando Magic

By Benjamin Hirschman,

The phrase “The NBA is a business” is used by franchises when they get rid of a loyal member of the team for what they feel is “the greater good” for that franchise. After losing a hard-fought seven game series to the Toronto Raptors, the Indiana Pacers did exactly that when they did not renew Frank Vogel’s contract.