Stories tagged: NBA draft
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
NBA owners passed rules Thursday designed to prevent healthy players from sitting out games, and teams from losing games on purpose to improve their draft position.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
The NBA implemented the one-and-done rule more than a decade ago, forcing high-schoolers in the Class of 2006 to wait a year before becoming eligible for the NBA draft, but …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Saturday was Markelle Fultz Night for the 76ers. Hours before Fultz’s arrival at the team’s practice site in Camden, N.J., Joel Embiid tweeted out a selfie of himself and Dario …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
After working out with a handful of NBA teams, Idaho guard Victor Sanders has elected to return to the Vandals for his senior season in 2017-18.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Johnathan Williams has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return for his senior season at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
The Boston Celtics are trying to go from No. 1 seed to No. 1 pick. The Los Angeles Lakers don’t need to be first, but they sure better not be …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Idaho junior guard Victor Sanders has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NBA Draft, as announced by head coach Don Verlin and the team on Friday. Sanders will not be …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Johnathan Williams will test the NBA waters but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent, according to a school release.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Zach Collins has signed with agent Mark Bartelstein, who has represented numerous ex-Zags.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Williams-Goss announced Tuesday he will declare for the NBA Draft. He’ll be represented by Greg Lawrence of Wasserman, which eliminates the possibility of returning for his senior season. Lawrence also …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins declared for the NBA Draft and intends to hire an agent at a later date, the school announced Tuesday.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Marcus Keene, the nation’s leading scorer, is entering the NBA draft, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
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 …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
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: Thu., June 23, 2016, 9:05 p.m.
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.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
The Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
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.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
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 …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
One of two charges against Tennessee defensive lineman
Mon., April 11, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
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.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
ESPN is reporting that Gonzaga University forward Domantas Sabonis plans to declare for the NBA draft.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
North Carolina point guard
Mon., March 21, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
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.
Fri., June 26, 2015
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, …
Fri., June 26, 2015
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 …
Thu., June 25, 2015, 9:37 p.m.
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.
Thu., June 25, 2015
How high will Eastern Washington’s shooting star soar in tonight’s NBA draft? It’s anyone’s guess, Tyler Harvey’s included.
Tue., April 14, 2015
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 …