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Sources: Lakers preparing massive offer to UConn’s Dan Hurley

The Los Angeles Lakers are targeting UConn‘s Dan Hurley as the franchise’s next coach and are preparing a massive, long-term contract offer to bring the back-to-back NCAA national champion to the NBA, sources told ESPN. The Lakers have had preliminary contact with Hurley and the sides are planning to escalate discussions in the coming days, sources told ESPN. […]

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Latest NBA coaching rumors: Thibodeau extension, Jeff Van Gundy could return, Ham, Redick

While NBA trade and free agency talk is heating up around the NBA, the rumors and reports about coaches have been and remain hot. Here’s some of the latest news and notes, courtesy of Marc Stein and his must-read newsletter. • Tom Thibodeau a “virtual certainty” to get an extension. This is entirely unsurprising, but Stein confirms […]

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NBA draft history: How likely are you to land a star at No. 3 overall?

The 2024 NBA draft lacks sure-fire stars at the top, and many analysts consider this class potentially the weakest since 2013. As the June 26 first round approaches, HoopsHype analyzed the historical performance of players selected with those top-30 picks to understand how frequently they attained star-level accolades. With the Houston Rockets poised to select at No. 3 in […]