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Lakers release former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams

Johnathan Williams made a spirited bid in the preseason to make the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster, but the former Gonzaga Bulldog was released Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018

Ex-Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams signs with Lakers

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams’ pursuit of a spot in the NBA took another step forward.The 6-foot-9 forward apparently made a good summer league impression on the Los Angeles Lakers. …

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018

Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews works to stay in NBA after summer league with the Los Angeles Clippers

After not being selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jordan Mathews joined the New Orleans Pelicans last summer, and then signed with the Atlanta Hawks in September before getting released …

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018

Former Idaho star Victor Sanders stays positive despite lack of playing time at summer league

Rather than mope, Victor Sanders knows he can be seen by any coach, at any time. So, he said, just making a summer roster is a big opportunity and a …

UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018

NBA Summer League roundup: Zach Collins helps Portland Trail Blazers open Las Vegas league with victory over Utah Jazz

The forward, who spent one season at Gonzaga, earned the start and logged 28 minutes for Portland. He also added three blocks and two assists.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

Nigel Williams-Goss signs with professional team in Serbia

Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss is heading overseas to begin his professional career. He will play for KK Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia. The team announced Williams-Goss agreed to a two-year …

Top picks shine as NBA summer league finishes with Lakers win

Kyle Kuzma had 30 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over the Trail Blazers.

NBA Summer League: Lakers overcome Ball’s injury to beat Mavs

LAS VEGAS – Lonzo Ball’s bid for a third straight triple-double was short-circuited by a calf injury. The lead he helped the Los Angeles Lakers build while he was in …

Sixers No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz injures left ankle

No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz needed to be helped off the court with an injury to his left ankle in the Philadelphia 76ers’ summer league game Saturday night against …

UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura racks up another double-double for Japan

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura turned in his second consecutive double-double at the FIBA U19 World Cup, leading Japan to a 76-73 victory in Cairo.

In Brief: Park takes early lead at US Women’s Open

When Sung Hyun Park entered her first U.S. Women’s Open, her goals were modest. Halfway through the tournament, Park has put herself in prime position to contend.

Summer league action for NBA teams opens in Orlando

While the focus was on business, there was some basketball Saturday.

Soon-to-be NBA referees also under microscope during summer league

ORLANDO, Fla. – With his slender build and 6-foot-5 frame, Nate Green blends in at a gym full of up-and-coming players looking to make their mark at Orlando’s NBA summer …

Becky Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league

Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the …