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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.

Wolves enter draft with Jimmy Butler looming in the distance

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:41pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the NBA draft with the No. 7 overall pick in the first round, and not sure if the player they want will be available. And that player might not necessarily be a rookie.

WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:34pm

The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest to the All-Star Game.

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:20pm

Markelle Fultz is ready for the NBA draft. He's already learned about life at the trade deadline.

AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups meeting for 2nd time

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 1:47pm

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

Gonzaga's Collins tops list of post players in NBA draft

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 12:24am

The role of the big man has changed in the NBA, and that's evident in the way teams pick centers and post players entering Thursday's draft.

Hawks send center Dwight Howard to Hornets

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 10:53pm

Dwight Howard's Atlanta homecoming was short-lived.

Baynes declining option, becoming free agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 6:50pm

Detroit backup center Aron Baynes is declining his player option for next season and becoming a free agent.

Timberwolves waive oft-injured center Nikola Pekovic

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 6:34pm

Nikola Pekovic's combination of size and strength made him a productive and popular player early in his career with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

AP source: Dwyane Wade opts in for 2nd year with Bulls

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 6:20pm

Dwyane Wade has told the Chicago Bulls that he is exercising his $23.8 million option and will remain with them next season, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of pivotal summer

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 6:16pm

Nothing ever seems good enough for Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.

AP source: Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 6:03pm

Chauncey Billups was clutch as a player, earning the nickname "Mr. Big Shot."

AP sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

Greg Beacham and Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 5:43pm

Three people with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the upcoming draft.

For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 3:14pm

Isaiah Hartenstein's NBA odyssey will start at the draft.

Navigating business, basketball awaits incoming NBA rookies

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 2:17pm

Sixty NBA draft hopefuls will hear their names called Thursday night as members of the 2017 rookie class.

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 1:06pm

The top forwards in Thursday's NBA draft needed only a season in college to secure their position in the lottery.