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Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:07pm

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Portland Trail Blazers traded the No. 15 and No. 20 picks in the NBA draft to Sacramento in exchange for the No. 10 pick, Gonzaga center Zach Collins.

Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:07pm

The Detroit Pistons have drafted Duke guard Luke Kennard with the 12th overall pick in the NBA draft.

Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr.

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:07pm

The Dallas Mavericks filled a key need in the NBA draft, taking North Carolina State freshman point guard Dennis Smith Jr. with the ninth overall pick Thursday night.

Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:07pm

The Timberwolves drafted Arizona's Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 overall pick for the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night after the two teams agreed to a blockbuster deal that sends three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler to Minnesota.

Hawks look to future on draft night, address trade of Howard

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:56pm

On a night when the focus was on the future, the Atlanta Hawks insisted the trade of Dwight Howard was not the start of a major rebuilding job.

Magic draft Florida State's Isaac with sixth overall pick

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:56pm

The Orlando Magic have selected forward Jonathan Isaac with the sixth overall pick in the NBA draft.

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:55pm

The Philadelphia 76ers got the player they wanted and Lonzo Ball the team he wanted.

The Latest: Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:50pm

The Latest on Thursday night's NBA draft (all times local):

Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:32pm

The Phoenix Suns selected small forward Josh Jackson of Kansas with the fourth overall pick of the NBA draft Thursday.

Kings select Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox with 5th pick

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:32pm

The Sacramento Kings selected Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox on Thursday night with the fifth pick in the NBA draft.

AP Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:32pm

The long-anticipated reunion between Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau is on.

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:15pm

Lonzo Ball and his dad are staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers.

C Greg Monroe exercises player option to return to Bucks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:53pm

Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe has exercised his $17.8 million player option to stay with the team for 2017-18.

Philadelphia 76ers select Washington guard Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in the NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:44pm

Philadelphia 76ers select Washington guard Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

AP sources: Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:35pm

An interesting, confusing, upsetting week for the Cavaliers hasn't settled down.

Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:36am

Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed.

Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:52pm

The Washington Wizards have acquired point guard Tim Frazier from the New Orleans Pelicans for a second-round pick in the NBA draft.

Nick Young chooses free agency after 4 years with Lakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 6:00pm

Nick Young will be an unrestricted free agent this summer after declining his $5.66 million contract option for next season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 5:22pm

Chauncey Billups once competed against the Cleveland Cavaliers as a player. He could be joining them as an executive.