The NBA draft combine is not all about evaluating prospects like Zion Williamson but it also lays down the foundation for free agency discussions. The Crossover goes behind the scenes in Chicago to figure out the value of the event.
Zion is all about the kids. He makes sure to sign autographs for every kid after games, but a lot of the national media misconstrued his comments when he mentioned Anthony Davis and John Wall. For more of The Crossover TV, subscribe to SI.TV.
It seems like the entire world expects Kevin Durant to sign with the New York Knicks once free agency hits, but Durant's manager Rich Kleiman says he's still undecided. What should we believe here? For more of The Crossover TV, subscribe to SI.TV.
Ever since Magic Johnson left the Lakers organization, things have gone even more south. Reports of dysfunction and turmoil inside the front office leaves a lot of uncertainty moving forward even with Lebron on the roster. For more of The Crossover TV, subscribe to SI.TV.
Toronto has done the unthinkable and evened the Eastern Conference finals, bringing about a number of revelations in the process. The Crossover examines the Raptors-Bucks series ahead of an important Game 5 matchup.
Stephen Curry will likely dismiss the importance of a Finals MVP to add to a long list of accolades but from a historical standpoint, winning the award stands as the last barrier in his otherwise unimpeachable resume.
Steve Kerr has leaned on his bench more than usual with Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins and Andre Iguodala fighting injury. With the NBA Finals approaching, the Warriors are living by their strength in numbers moniker.
The Lakers are in a state of chaos. The front office keeps failing and Magic Johnson aired the team's dirty laundry on national TV. With so much turmoil, it's only a matter of time before ownership must be blamed.
Draymond Green has rised to the occasion on the offensive end with Kevin Durant sidelined with a calf injury. While perimeter shooting will never be his strength—"Playoff Draymond" is finding plenty of ways to cause havoc.
Another soap opera is playing out in Los Angeles, with Magic Johnson calling out Rob Pelinka as a backstabber who betrayed him. The Lakers should have been prepared for this and made proper concessions.