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Cleveland Cavaliers donate $875,000 to Habitat for Humanity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:24am

The Cleveland Cavaliers have donated $875,000 in proceeds from NBA Finals watch parties to Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity.

Grizzlies swap future picks for Rabb, Brooks in 2nd round

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:23am

The Memphis Grizzlies just couldn't sit out the NBA draft, so they swapped a future second-round selection apiece for a pair of second-round players Thursday night.

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Les East, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:10am

The New Orleans Pelicans traded up to the top of the second round in an attempt to bring in potential back-court help for a lineup featuring the All-Star tandem of power forward Anthony Davis and center DeMarcus Cousins.

Thunder take guard Terrance Ferguson with 21st pick

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:01am

Thunder general manager Sam Presti made no promises that first-round draft pick Terrance Ferguson would be an immediate contributor.

Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:50pm

Houston kept just one pick in this year's NBA draft and he won't even be with the team next season.

Bucks add another young forward in Michigan's D.J. Wilson

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:50pm

The Milwaukee Bucks keep getting younger and longer up front.

Indiana Pacers take UCLA's Leaf, Anigbogu in NBA draft

Jim Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:43pm

Paul George's notice that he intends to leave caught the Indiana Pacers front office by surprise.

Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:43pm

Lonzo Ball is staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the point guard is one big part of Magic Johnson's grand plan to return them to championship contention.

Magic draft players they feel can grow with the franchise

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:43pm

The Orlando Magic's recently hired president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman entered the first draft with his new team looking to add players who can grow with the rebuilding franchise.

Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

The Chicago Bulls decided to rebuild without Jimmy Butler rather than reload with him.

Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

When the worst team in the NBA finally got a chance to make a pick in the NBA draft, Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks was pleasantly surprised with the player the Nets were able to land.

Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the NBA draft.

Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:12pm

Josh Jackson believes the Phoenix Suns got the best player in the draft: Josh Jackson.

Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:12pm

The Boston Celtics made the first move of this year's NBA draft days before it began when they traded the No. 1 overall pick to Philadelphia to build on an already rich cache of future selections.

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:12pm

Ever since Tom Thibodeau took over in Minnesota last summer, a reunion with Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler seemed destined to happen.

Spurs select Buffs G Derrick White with No. 29 pick in draft

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:10pm

Surreal.

Heat take Kentucky's Bam Adebayo at No. 14 in NBA draft

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:00pm

Pat Riley and the Miami Heat left a clear impression on Bam Adebayo when he worked out for the team.

Malik Monk 'can't believe' he'll play for Michael Jordan

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:00pm

Malik Monk was overwhelmed at the idea of being drafted by the Charlotte Hornets, a team owned by former NBA star Michael Jordan.

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks highlight NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:56pm

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