Browse by Day Archive



Archive: News / Sports / More / NBA (57 Stories)

Hornets unveil new basketball court design

06/26/2014 10:10am
The Charlotte Hornets unveiled a new basketball court design Thursday that features a fierce-looking hornet logo at center court.

AP Source: Nuggets acquire Afflalo from Magic

06/26/2014 10:50am
The Denver Nuggets have brought back Arron Afflalo, acquiring the veteran guard from the Orlando Magic for point guard Evan Fournier and the No. 56 pick in the draft, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.

NBA's father-son streak goes on

06/26/2014 5:52pm
It didn't take long for one of the coolest streaks in sports to reach 13 years.

Cavs take Wiggins with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

06/26/2014 6:02pm
Andrew Wiggins of Canada has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

76ers take Payton with 10th pick of NBA draft

06/26/2014 6:52pm
The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton with the 10th pick of the NBA draft.

O'Connor: Loss in CWS final will not define Cavs

06/26/2014 7:31pm
Brian O'Connor's Virginia team came up short in its first trip to the College World Series finals, losing 3-2 to Vanderbilt in the decisive game. The Cavaliers' coach is determined to not let the loss define his players or their season.

AP Source: Bulls deal picks for Doug McDermott

06/26/2014 7:31pm
A person with knowledge of the situation says the Chicago Bulls have traded the 16th and 19th picks to the Denver Nuggets for the draft rights to Creighton small forward Doug McDermott.

NBA selects Isaiah Austin in draft

06/26/2014 7:40pm
Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night's draft came a very special selection by the NBA.

Suns select Syracuse PG Ennis with No. 18 pick

06/26/2014 7:40pm
The Phoenix Suns selected point guard Tyler Ennis of Syracuse with the 18th pick in Thursday night's draft.

Celtics draft Kentucky G-F Young with 17th pick

06/26/2014 7:40pm
The Boston Celtics have selected guard-forward James Young from Kentucky with the 17th pick of the NBA draft.

Chandler deal puts focus on free agency for Mavs

06/26/2014 7:50pm
Tyson Chandler is ready to tell Carmelo Anthony why he loved Dallas and never wanted to leave after helping the franchise win its first title three years ago.

Nuggets use 16th pick from Chicago to take Nurkic

06/26/2014 7:50pm
The Denver Nuggets used the 16th pick they received from Chicago in a draft-day deal to select Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic.

AP Source: Hornets trade PG Napier to Heat

06/26/2014 8:40pm
A person familiar with the deal says the Charlotte Hornets have traded the rights to Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier to the Miami Heat.

NBA selects Isaiah Austin in draft

06/26/2014 8:40pm
Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night's draft came a very special selection by the NBA.

Suns draft Serbian guard Bognanovic at No. 27

06/26/2014 8:40pm
The Phoenix Suns chose Serbian shooting guard Bogdan Bognanovic with the 27th pick in Thursday's NBA draft, their third and final first-round pick.

76ers, Magic swap 1st-round picks in NBA draft

06/26/2014 8:51pm
The Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic have completed a trade, swapping the No. 10 and 12 picks in the NBA draft.

Thunder take Huestis with 29th pick

06/26/2014 9:01pm
The Oklahoma City Thunder took Stanford's Josh Huestis with the 29th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday.

Cavaliers select Virginia's Harris in 2nd round

06/26/2014 9:20pm
The Cavaliers have selected Virginia shooting guard Joe Harris with the No. 33 overall pick in the NBA draft.

76ers select Clemson's McDaniels in 2nd round

06/26/2014 9:20pm
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels with the 32nd overall pick of the NBA draft.

Celtics choose G Smart, F-G Young in NBA draft

06/26/2014 9:31pm
Soon after Wyc Grousbeck's group bought the Boston Celtics, Red Auerbach gave him some advice.

76ers select Syracuse's Grant in 2nd round

06/26/2014 9:31pm
The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Syracuse forward Jerami Grant with the 39th pick of the NBA draft.

As always, trades on NBA draft night

06/26/2014 9:31pm
One of the expected sights of NBA draft night is newly selected players changing the team hats they had just been handed.

Rockets pick Arizona G Johnson at No. 42

06/26/2014 9:41pm
The Houston Rockets have selected Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson with the 42nd overall pick in the NBA draft.

Nuggets select Nikola Jokic with 41st pick

06/26/2014 9:41pm
The Denver Nuggets have taken Serbian forward Nikola Jokic (Knee-coe-lah yo-kitch) with the 41st pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.

Bucks take Patterson in 2nd round of NBA draft

06/26/2014 9:51pm
The Milwaukee Bucks have taken Pittsburgh guard Lamar Patterson in the second round of the NBA draft.

Bulls draft Bairstow in second round

06/26/2014 9:51pm
The Chicago Bulls selected New Mexico forward Cameron Bairstow in the second round of the draft on Thursday night.

Atlanta Hawks select C Tavares in 2nd round

06/26/2014 9:51pm
The Atlanta Hawks have selected Walter Tavares, a 7-foot-3, 265-pound center from Spain, with the 43rd overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.

Suns pick 7-1 Alec Brown in 2nd round of draft

06/26/2014 10:00pm
The Phoenix Suns used their lone second-round draft pick in Thursday night's NBA draft to select 7-foot-1 Alec Brown of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Wolves trade 53rd pick to Houston for cash

06/26/2014 10:00pm
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have traded the 53rd overall pick to the Houston Rockets for cash considerations.

Pistons draft Colorado guard Dinwiddie at No. 38

06/26/2014 10:01pm
Spencer Dinwiddie's knee surgery did not scare off the Detroit Pistons.

Bucks bank on Parker with 2nd pick in NBA draft

06/26/2014 10:11pm
Jabari Parker will be more than just a potential go-to player in the post for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Hawks draft Michigan State's Payne 15th overall

06/26/2014 10:11pm
Adreian Payne has the skills and character that Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry covets in a draft pick.

Orlando Magic draft Devyn Marble with No. 56 pick

06/26/2014 10:11pm
The Orlando Magic have selected Iowa's Devyn Marble with the No. 56 pick in the NBA draft.

AP Source: Blazers offer Aldridge max extension

06/26/2014 10:12pm
With no picks in this year's NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers still made news in offering All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge a maximum contract extension.

Orlando picks up lottery picks Gordon, Payton

06/26/2014 10:21pm
The Orlando Magic went after athleticism and more help on defense with their two lottery picks in Thursday's NBA draft.

Warriors enter draft without pick, make no moves

06/26/2014 10:21pm
The Golden State Warriors entered the NBA draft without a pick Thursday night, and they stayed on the sidelines, making no trades and acquiring no players.

Clippers select Washington guard C.J. Wilcox

06/26/2014 10:30pm
The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the NBA last season.

Raptors select UConn F Daniels with 37th pick

06/26/2014 10:30pm
The Toronto Raptors have selected Connecticut forward DeAndre Daniels with the No. 37 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft.

Lakers select Kentucky's Randle with 7th pick

06/26/2014 10:40pm
The Los Angeles Lakers are rebuilding a franchise, and they think Julius Randle can be a cornerstone.

Knicks select Wichita State forward Early

06/26/2014 10:51pm
The New York Knicks selected Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early with the 34th pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night.

Knicks select Antetokounmpo with 51st pick

06/26/2014 10:51pm
The New York Knicks selected 6-foot-5 small forward Thenasis Antetokounmpo of Greece with the 51st pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night.

Heat trades for Napier on draft night

06/26/2014 10:51pm
The Miami Heat got the guard they wanted, and made LeBron James thrilled in the process.

Wolves take UCLA G Zach LaVine at No. 13

06/26/2014 10:51pm
When Zach LaVine heard his name called by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, the UCLA freshman dipped his head, let out a big sigh and appeared to mutter an expletive as he rose out of his seat and headed to the stage.

Bulls add to offense by acquiring McDermott

06/26/2014 11:01pm
The Chicago Bulls gave their struggling offense a boost — and bigger moves could be on the way.

Suns take high-scoring Warren, PG Ennis

06/26/2014 11:01pm
A high-scoring 20-year-old forward and pass-first 19-year-old point guard were the top two picks of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night in the NBA draft.

Wizards trade pick, leave empty-handed at draft

06/26/2014 11:11pm
Rather than use a pick on a player they didn't really want, the Washington Wizards traded it away and left empty-handed at the NBA draft.

Cavaliers decide Kansas' Andrew Wiggins is the 1

06/26/2014 11:11pm
The Cavaliers chose potential over power, and finally a wing player to fill the gigantic hole left by LeBron James.

Kings take G Nik Stauskas with 8th pick in draft

06/26/2014 11:11pm
When Nik Stauskas upgraded his game to add playmaking skills to his elite outside shooting, he vaulted himself into the NBA lottery.

Hornets send PG Christon to OKC for cash

06/26/2014 11:21pm
Hornets general manager Rich Cho says that Charlotte has traded Xavier point guard Semaj Christon, the No. 55 pick in the NBA draft, to the Oklahoma City Thunder for cash.

Wiggins is No. 1, Napier to Miami in NBA draft

06/26/2014 11:21pm
Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, so he got to make the first pitch.

Grizzlies select UCLA G Jordan Adams in NBA draft

06/26/2014 11:21pm
The Memphis Grizzlies ended up with two players in the NBA draft: first-round pick Jordan Adams from UCLA and Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes, who is returning to his hometown.

Nuggets get Nurkic, Harris after deal with Bulls

06/26/2014 11:31pm
The Denver Nuggets parlayed a draft-day trade with Chicago into a Bosnian big man that very few knew about until Thursday and a shooting guard they long coveted.

Spurs pick UCLA F Anderson in NBA draft

06/26/2014 11:31pm
UCLA forward Kyle Anderson was regarded as one of the most talented passers and more unselfish players in the NBA draft this season.

76ers take Embiid with 3rd pick in the NBA draft

06/26/2014 11:41pm
Kansas center Joel Embiid will rehabilitate his broken foot in Philadelphia.

Raptors draft San Diego State G Xavier Thames

06/26/2014 11:50pm
The Toronto Raptors selected San Diego State senior guard Xavier Thames with the No. 59 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft, then traded his draft rights to the Brooklyn Nets.

Pacers trade lone pick to Knicks for cash

06/26/2014 11:50pm
Larry Bird is looking at the big picture. Indiana is tight on money so the Pacers' president of basketball operations sent the team's single draft pick to the New York Knicks for cash.

AP Source: Hornets send Powell, Haywood to Cavs

06/26/2014 11:51pm
A person familiar with the deal says the Hornets have traded power forward Dwight Powell from Stanford, the 45th pick in the NBA draft, and veteran center Brendan Haywood to the Cavaliers for small forward Alonzo Gee.