Boston Celtics trade Aron Baynes to Phoenix Suns in draft-day deal


Three Tennessee players were selected in this year's NBA Draft.

They signed UCLA standout Kris Wilkes to a two-way deal at the conclusion of the second round Thursday night, according to ESPN. He finished the year averaging 21.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and six assists per game. The Celtics and 76ers - two of the Eastern Conference's top teams last season - pulled off a trade involving Washington defensive standout Matisse Thybulle, and the trades started rolling in after that.

Excitement had filled the venue Thursday night as fans awaited the Miami Heat's selection at No. 13 in the NBA Draft.

They were definitely aware of this issue, as they added one of the best shooters in the entire draft and in college basketball this past season via the Draft.

When it did, it earned the right to draft Williamson, perhaps the most-hyped prospect to come into the league since LeBron James in 2003.

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With what has transgressed the past few days, will Ainge still package those picks in a deal or will he use the picks to draft players who could help the team now in some fashion?

The Warriors will now have three draft picks on Thursday as they begin to move into the future a little bit.

With draft night nearly here, there are a variety of mock drafts trying to project where the Wildcats and other players will go. In starting all 36 games, he shot 49 percent from the field, 39 percent from behind the arc, and 81 percent from the free-throw line.

"When I went there (for a workout), they had a pretty strong feeling about me", he said. The trades cannot become official until July 6 at the earliest, so the Lakers technically made the pick at No. 4 for the Hawks. One of his strengths is creating and playing through contact - and he did so at a high rate while playing with a torn ligament in his shooting thumb last season.