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Timberwolves name John Thomas VP of community engagement

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:52am

The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing a well-known local basketball product into the fold to try to revamp the team's engagement in the community and with alumni.

Hawks hire Warriors' Travis Schlenk as general manager

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:29am

The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions.

Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reins on the Process

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:21am

Bryan Colangelo is not masking inferior basketball with a snappy nickname. The only banner he wants raised is one for the next Philadelphia 76ers' championship.

Diallo announces he will return to play for Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:54am

Kentucky freshman guard Hamidou Diallo has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school to begin playing with the Wildcats.

Swanigan headed to NBA, but Edwards returning to Purdue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:00pm

Big Ten player of the year Caleb Swanigan has decided to stay in this year's NBA draft.

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:41pm

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.

Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:08pm

Moe Wagner is coming back to Michigan, while D.J. Wilson is staying in the NBA draft.

Former Knicks exec, Mariners PR man Childs dies at age 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:48pm

Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and public relations director for the Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84.

Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:58pm

Jeff Weltman was perfectly content as the general manager of the Toronto Raptors two weeks ago.

NBA announces 2019 All-Star game will held in Charlotte

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:48pm

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated.

Johnathan Williams will return to Gonzaga for senior season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:35am

Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams has decided to return to school for his senior season after previously submitting his name for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.

Big man Yurtseven to return to NC State for sophomore season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:30am

North Carolina State says big man Omer Yurtseven will return for his sophomore season.

Kyrie-markable: Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:56am

Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet.

Fox says Maten returning for senior season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:40pm

Georgia forward Yante Maten will return for his senior season, coach Mark Fox said Tuesday night.

Michigan adds graduate transfer Jaaron Simmons from Ohio U

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:50pm

Michigan added a graduate transfer while waiting to find out if two players are going to keep their names in the NBA draft.

Trevon Bluiett stays at Xavier after considering NBA

Joe Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:16pm

Trevon Bluiett decided to stay at Xavier for his senior season instead of entering the NBA draft on Tuesday, a huge boost to a Musketeers team that reached the Elite Eight last season.

Magic hire Weltman, who hours later names Hammond as GM

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:46pm

Jeff Weltman is finally getting the chance to run his own team after more than two decades of toil in NBA front offices. Faced with the daunting task of remaking the Orlando Magic, he wasted little time in adding a familiar face to help him.

Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:31pm

Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others.

UCLA's Welsh, Holiday withdraw names from NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:30pm

Center Thomas Welsh and reserve guard Aaron Holiday will return to UCLA after taking their names out of consideration for the NBA draft.