NBA summer league 2022 – Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey and the rookies who’ve shone in Las Vegas

NBA 2K23 Summer League kicked off Thursday night with a matchup between Orlando’s Paolo Banchero and Houston’s Jabari Smith Jr., the No. 1 and No. 3 picks, respectively, in last month’s NBA draft. The Magic won 91-77 in the first meeting between two of the NBA’s most anticipated rookies, with Banchero notching 17 points, 4 … Read more

Orlando Magic’s Paolo Banchero outshines Houston Rockets’ Jabari Smith Jr. in NBA summer league debuts

1:44 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN LAS VEGAS — Before his lone season at Duke, Paolo Banchero tattooed a message to himself on his right forearm: “No pressure.” Naturally, the No. 1 pick in last month’s NBA draft said that while he was excited for his first game in an NBA uniform Thursday night, in a … Read more

Orlando Magic make Duke’s Paolo Banchero No. 1 pick in 2022 NBA draft

Jun 23, 2022 Tim BontempsESPN NEW YORK – After months of speculation, Duke’s Paolo Banchero was a surprise selection by the Orlando Magic with the top overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. The Oklahoma City Thunder began a busy first round by taking Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren with … Read more

Knicks stay put to take sharpshooter

The day has finally arrived. It’s the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Dreams will be realized. Mistakes will be made. There will be unexpected selections, players who fall too far, outrageous outfits and heartfelt moments. After weeks of intrigue, rumors and smokescreens, it’s time to make the picks. Before then, however, The Post’s Zach … Read more