Stories tagged: NBA draft
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 6:57 P.M.
Central Michigan’s Marcus Keene will enter NBA draft
Marcus Keene, the nation’s leading scorer, is entering the NBA draft, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 5:57 P.M.
Fate sends UW’s Marquese Chriss to Phoenix
Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender. Hold …
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 9:33 P.M.
Huskies’ Dejounte Murray, Marquese Chriss selected in first round of NBA draft
Dressed in a sharp, purple suit jacket and purple shoes, Dejounte Murray had to wait longer than most expected to walk across the stage at Thursday night’s NBA draft. But …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 9:05 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis selected 11th in NBA draft by Orlando before trade to Oklahoma City
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Domantas Sabonis became the second-highest draft pick in program history when the Orlando Magic made the talented forward the 11th pick overall in Thursday’s NBA draft.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 4:52 P.M.
76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft; Duke’s Brandon Ingram goes second to Lakers
The Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis, Kyle Wiltjer await call at NBA draft
Former Gonzaga teammates Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer went about predraft preparations in different ways with the same goal in mind: improving their NBA draft stock.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 6:20 P.M.
Many freshmen have fared well with NBA one-and-done rule
Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 9:15 P.M.
From Simmons down, international players will fill NBA draft
Cleveland had one. So did Golden State. Both teams in the NBA Finals featured an Australian-born No. 1 draft pick: the Warriors’ Andrew Bogut (2005) and the Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving …
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016, 7:26 P.M.
Newsmakers: Vols’ Alexis Johnson has 1 charged dropped, another reduced
One of two charges against Tennessee defensive lineman
MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016, 7:26 P.M.
Maryland’s Stone to sign agent; Trimble declares for draft
Maryland freshman center Diamond Stone will enter the NBA draft and sign with an agent while Terrapins sophomore point guard Melo Trimble will declare but not hire an agent.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016, 7:17 A.M.
Gonzaga sources: Domantas Sabonis will declare for NBA draft
ESPN is reporting that Gonzaga University forward Domantas Sabonis plans to declare for the NBA draft.
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 7:06 P.M.
Newsmakers: North Carolina point guard
North Carolina point guard
MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
LSU freshman Ben Simmons announces he’ll enter the NBA draft
LSU freshman forward Ben Simmons, who led the Tigers in scoring, rebounds and assists this season, has decided to turn pro and relinquish his final three seasons of college eligibility.
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
Tyler Harvey selected by the Orlando Magic with 51st overall pick
The Orlando Magic drafted Eastern Washington’s Tyler Harvey in the second round of the NBA draft with the 51st overall pick on Thursday night. Magic GM Rob Hennigan lauded Harvey, …
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft
NEW YORK – The Minnesota Timberwolves got their man in the middle. The Lakers got a playmaking partner for Kobe Bryant. Knicks fans just got mad – though not for …
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015, 9:37 P.M.
EWU’s Tyler Harvey chosen by Orlando in NBA Draft
The Orlando Magic drafted Eastern Washington’s Tyler Harvey in the second round of the NBA Draft with the 51st overall pick on Thursday night.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015
EWU’s Tyler Harvey will hopefully learn destination in tonight’s NBA draft
How high will Eastern Washington’s shooting star soar in tonight’s NBA draft? It’s anyone’s guess, Tyler Harvey’s included.
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
Gonzaga basketball scoring leader Kyle Wiltjer considers declaring for NBA draft
Kyle Wiltjer is considering skipping his senior basketball season and declaring for the NBA Draft, a Gonzaga source said. Wiltjer led the Zags in scoring at 16.8 points and was …
MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015, 9:21 P.M.
Kyle Wiltjer ponders future: GU or NBA?
Kyle Wiltjer is considering skipping his senior basketball season and declaring for the NBA Draft, a Gonzaga source said.
MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015, 10:46 P.M.
EWU’s Harvey weighs NBA option
Eastern Washington star Tyler Harvey is expected to decide this week whether to stay in school or leave a year early for the NBA draft.
SUNDAY, FEB. 8, 2015
Isaiah Austin dreams again after health keeps him from NBA
WACO, Texas – Isaiah Austin has gone from potential first-round NBA draft pick to getting on his hands and knees during Baylor practices, wiping up sweat when players fall to …
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
Durant impresses Thunder draft picks
OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant’s emotional MVP speech made an impression on Mitch McGary and Josh Huestis long before the NBA draft. During the now-famous address, Durant mentioned specific details …
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
Record overnight rating for NBA draft on ESPN
The NBA draft delivered its highest rating on ESPN, surpassing the mark set 11 years ago when LeBron James was the No. 1 pick. The telecast Thursday night from Brooklyn, …
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
Andrew Wiggins is No. 1, Shabazz Napier to Miami in NBA draft
NEW YORK – Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, so he got to make the first pitch. What would he say to LeBron James about joining him in Cleveland?
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014, 10:59 P.M.
Cavs make Wiggins No. 1 pick in draft
Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, so he got to make the first pitch. What would he say to LeBron James about joining him in Cleveland? “I want to win,” Wiggins …
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
76ers thinking big with No. 3, 10 picks in NBA draft
The Philadelphia 76ers scorched their roster and abandoned a competitive season all for one reason, the chance to turn the NBA draft into a cornerstone for a championship run. The …
MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
Heart issue derails former Baylor player’s NBA bid
WACO, Texas – Isaiah Austin’s attempt to play in the NBA despite only having vision in one eye has ended because of a rare genetic disorder that affects his heart. …
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
Jabari Parker said he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., today, and will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft …
SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
76ers start from scratch after Holiday trade
PHILADELPHIA – With one shocking trade, the 76ers may finally be contenders in the East. In 2016.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
Cavs take Bennett with No. 1 pick in NBA draft
NEW YORK – Anthony Bennett was stunned at the start. David Stern had a big surprise at the finish. In between, Nerlens Noel and a number of others experienced wild …