Keep it here for all the latest NBA Draft and trade news throughout the night as the NBA draft gets underway.
5:13pm – Bogdanovic trade to Bucks in Jeopardy
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) November 18, 2020
The news was reported by the Atheltic’s Sam Amick. Apparently Bogdanovic never agreed to join the Bucks and that could derail the whole deal. On Monday, the Bucks agreed to trade for New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday and to a sign-and-trade for Bogdanovic to strengthen their roster around two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. Milwaukee was set to send Donte DiVincenzo, Ersan Illyasova and D.J. Wilson to the Kings in exchange for Bogdanovic.
5:23 – 76ers trade Al Horford to Oklahoma city for picks & Danny Green
The Sixers are trading Al Horford and a first-round and second-round pick to the Thunder for Danny Green, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 18, 2020
The news first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Sixers are also sending a lightly-protected 2025 first-round pick, the 34th overall pick in tonight’s draft and the rights to Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic according to Woj. The Thunder are also sending Terrance Ferguson to the Sixers with Green.
OKC now has 3 picks in the top 34 and a bunch of future first rounders (17 through 2026) should they want to move up in tonight’s draft, something the Celtics are also looking to do.
6:22pm – Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffers lower leg injury
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 18, 2020
Wow. Shams bomb. Klay Thompson – who missed all of last season recovering from an ACL tear – hurt himself again. Waiting on tests to determine the severity.
6:50pm – Trevor Ariza traded to Pistons for future first round pick
Trevor Ariza has now been traded for the second time this week, and it may not be the last time. The Pistons could be looking to use the 16th pick and Ariza to move up further in this years draft.
7:31pm – Bojan Bogdanovic turns down sign and trade to Bucks
Bogdanovic will now enter free agency looking for looking for Fifteen Million + in free agency. Bogdanovic will be in high demand due to the lack of talent in this years free agency. Multiple title contending teams would be happy to add a dynamic guard like Bogdanovic.
8:11pm – Anthony Edwards selected as the first pick by the Timberwolves
Despite the T’wolves shopping the trade up until the last minute, they selected the freakishly athletic wing to team up with KAT and D’Lo. Edwards is the most complete player out of college, and will look to make an immediate impact.
8:19 – James Wiseman selected as second pick by Warriors
The Warriors played it safe and selected the best overall big man in the draft. With Klay Thompson hurt, the Warriots were not in a position to risk giving up the pick. Wiseman is the best big man and one of the top prospects in this draft.
8:22 – LaMelo Ball selected with the third pick by the Hornets
The controversial guard will join a crowded backcourt in Charlotte. With very few assets, the Hornets were in a good position to go all in on the highest risk highest reward player in this draft. The Hornets are hoping that his unique playmaking ability and skill will overshadow his off court issues.
9:27 – Celtics take Aaron Nesmith with 14th pick in draft
Instead of packaging the pick, the Celtics have selected the sharpshooting wing out of Vanderbilt. The Celtics have had a good history in drafting versatile wings.
9:40 – Ricky Rubio traded back to Minnesota in exchange of picks
Ricky Rubio will return to where it all started, as the T’wolves find a point guard to anchor their offense. The Thunder continue to acquire draft picks and offload contracts as they look to rebuild for the future.
9:46 – Kennard headed to LA and Shamet to Brooklyn in mid draft deal
The Clippers upgrade thier bench with the addition of Kennard as the Nets add a consistent shooter. The Pistons continue to accumulate draft picks in this draft, to build for the future.
11:10 – Seth Curry headed to Phili, Josh Richardson to Dallas
The Sixers add desperately needed shooting to their starting lineup through this trade with the Mavericks. Richardson will help cover Luka on the defensive end for the Mavs. The Sixers have managed to add to sharpshooters on draft night.