Larry Coon on NBA free agency, future CBA Changes, expansion and Sports Business Classroom

By | July 28, 2021 ET

On the latest edition of the HoopsHype podcast, host Michael Scotto is joined by NBA salary cap guru Larry Coon. The two discussed which teams could be the most active this summer in the free agency and sign-and-trade market, future CBA changes, expansion, and Sports Business Classroom in Las Vegas.

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NBA draft prospect Aaron Henry: ‘I feel underrated, but what else is new?'

By | July 27, 2021 ET

Despite being a Big Ten All-Defensive Team and All-Big Ten 3rd Team member, Aaron Henry is heading into the NBA draft the same way he did entering college: underrated.

Henry discussed how he developed a chip on his shoulder as an underrated recruit, how playing for Tom Izzo at Michigan State prepared him for the NBA, player comparisons he received from teams, and much more with HoopsHype.

When did you realize you could be an NBA player?

Henry: I really felt like it’s always been inside of me. Honestly, every player has a thing where they go to college or that time in their life where they need some direction. Michigan State was exactly the direction I needed. I needed

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NBA Intel: Draft pick trade rumors, Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Gary Trent Jr. and more

By | July 27, 2021 ET

The New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies kick-started the excitement before Thursday’s draft by agreeing to a trade involving Jonas Valanciunas, Eric Bledsoe, and Steven Adams, as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

With the draft two days away, trade talks are ramping up, and more trades will happen. Here’s the latest intel HoopsHype has gathered.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Several teams have called the Cavaliers to gauge the price tag for the third overall pick, including the Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, and New York Knicks.

During exploratory conversations with the Cavaliers, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was not a part of the talks with the Thunder, HoopsHype has learned. It’s a noteworthy development since Gilgeous-Alexander was reportedly in trade talks with the

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