NBA draft aftermath: The latest buzz on teams, players, trades and more
With the 2015 NBA draft now complete and free agency just days away, SI.com rounds up all of the latest action from the NBA rumor mill.
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick, and the Los Angeles Lakers picked D'Angelo Russell second. The Philadelphia 76ers chose center Jahlil Okafor third. The Knicks chose Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth pick, and the team's fans in attendance at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn widely booed the selection.
Six Kentucky players were selected in the draft, while Duke has had at least two players selected in each of the last five drafts.
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• Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reports that New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony reached out to teammate Tim Hardaway, Jr. to complain about the moves president Phil Jackson made on draft night. The Knicks drafted Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 4 overall pick and dealt two two future second-round picks to the 76ers for Spanish center Guillermo Hernangómez.
• Heat president Pat Riley says retaining guard Dwyane Wade will be a top priority if Wade decides to opt out of his contract, which would make him an unrestricted free agency next week.
• ESPN.com's Chris Broussard reports that the Kings considered firing head coach George Karl over the potential trade of DeMarcus Cousins. The team's upper management wants Cousins to stay in Sacramento while Karl reportedly wants Cousins elsewhere.
• The Washington Wizards traded No. 19 pick in this year's draft and two future second-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks for Kansas forward Kelly Oubre.