Stories tagged: nba
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey has taken a winding path back to the NBA Summer League
Tyler Harvey didn’t envision it this way, his basketball career trudging through Pennsylvania, France, Italy and Tennessee.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent guard George Hill. Hill, who was acquired from the Cavaliers in December in a five-player, three-team trade, will return on a three-year deal. …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 6:34 p.m.
China’s national team came to the NBA Summer League looking for education. They’re learning plenty.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
NBA Summer League:
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
With the game in his hands, Rui Hachimura delivered in his first game wearing a Washington Wizards jersey.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
Zion Williamson’s first NBA show was a sellout. It just ended earlier than fans wanted.
Fri., July 5, 2019, 7:20 p.m.
A person familiar with the situation says the Washington Wizards have traded center Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward CJ Miles. The person spoke on the condition of …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins is one of several area players trying to take advantage of NBA Summer League opportunity
The NBA combine, individual workouts for NBA teams and the NBA draft have come and gone. Hundreds of NBA aspirants have one more opportunity to impress front offices when the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. knocks down winning shot to lead Los Angeles Lakers past Sacramento Kings
Zach Norvell Jr., no stranger to hitting clutch shots when he played for Gonzaga, has carried that trait into the pros.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. made a 3-pointer with four seconds remaining to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over the Sacramento Kings 99-97, completing a comeback from 21 points …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Nobody does offseasons like the NBA. One day in, this one was astonishing.
Wed., July 3, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Mavericks and Boban Marjanovic have agreed on a contract that will likely make him their backup center. The addition of …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Veteran forward Jared Dudley has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 33-year-old Dudley will be joining his seventh franchise for his 13rd NBA season. The …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the details says the Golden State Warriors are adding Willie Cauley-Stein and Glenn Robinson III, along with re-signing center Kevon Looney. The moves continue a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons have entered into negotiations on a $170 million, five-year extension for the All-Star point guard. The …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 8:14 a.m.
A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to four years’ probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300,000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida businessman’s son …
Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
The Miami Heat completed agreements on what will become a four-team trade Monday to land Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers also …
Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
It took longer than expected and became bigger than anticipated, but the sign-and-trade transaction that delivered Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat is now a done deal.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
All-Star guard Klay Thompson says on social media he is staying put with the Golden State Warriors, using a movie clip of Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie “The Wolf of …
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
Damian Lillard gets Supermax, Kevin Durant chooses Brooklyn Nets as NBA free agency period gets underway
Damian Lillard wasn’t a top-five pick. Tobias Harris wasn’t a lottery pick. Khris Middleton wasn’t even a first-rounder. Their bank balances won’t know the difference soon.
Sun., June 30, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
The Dallas Mavericks are acquiring Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones Jr. from the Miami Heat, according to multiple reports.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers extended a qualifying offer to former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams, the NBA team announced. The move means Williams becomes a restricted free agent on Sunday. If …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol accepted a one-year player option Wednesday for next season. The value is approximately $25.6 million, marking the final year of a five-year contract Gasol signed …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard and Golden State’s Kevin Durant are both very difficult to figure out. They seem to enjoy giving cryptic answers, a minimum of clues, and clearly relish having …
Mon., June 24, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors and Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft after being taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding …
Sat., June 22, 2019, 8 a.m.
Larry Bird’s place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book. He is the only person to be voted MVP, Coach of the Year and Executive …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Josh Perkins, GU’s all-time assist leader, wasn’t selected in Thursday’s NBA Draft.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Zion Williamson and his family were met with applause as they walked into the New Orleans Pelicans’ headquarters. The practice gym was filled with team employees and executives eager to …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
Former Duke teammates Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett are slated to make their NBA Summer League debuts against one another. The NBA said Friday that Williamson and the New Orleans …