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Rockets take Capela, Johnson in NBA draft

06/27/2014 12:01am
The Houston Rockets added a prospect Thursday night and then turned around and added a guard. Both moves could be seen as a way to help Houston in free agency.

Nets acquire Brown from Wolves in 2nd round

06/27/2014 12:01am
A year after making the biggest deal on draft day, the Brooklyn Nets settled for minor action toward the end.

Spurs GM jokes about trading Tim Duncan

06/27/2014 12:01am
Spurs general manager R.C. Buford attempted to trade up in the NBA draft to acquire Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker.

Thunder take McGary. Huestis in 1st round

06/27/2014 12:01am
Sam Presti isn't worried about Mitch McGary's past issue with marijuana.

Hornets take PF Vonleh; get SG Hairston in trade

06/27/2014 12:10am
The Charlotte Hornets are becoming a pipeline to the NBA for Hoosiers.

Raptors draft Brazilian F Bruno Caboclo

06/27/2014 12:10am
The Toronto Raptors made a surprising move during the first round of Thursday night's NBA draft, selecting relatively unknown international prospect Bruno Caboclo with the 20th overall pick.

O, Canada again No. 1 in NBA draft

06/27/2014 1:51am
Seems basketball is making inroads on hockey up north.

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

06/27/2014 1:51am
The celebrations stretched from north of the border to South Florida.

Calderon hopes to play with Anthony in New York

06/27/2014 1:10pm
Jose Calderon believes he can make life better in New York for Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani.

Wizards' Webster has back surgery, out 3-5 months

06/27/2014 1:11pm
Washington Wizards forward Martell Webster is recovering from back surgery and could miss the start of next season.

Polished F Parker gets rousing welcome with Bucks

06/27/2014 1:44pm
Throw away the Chicago Bulls gear, Jabari Parker. The new employer takes precedence over the hometown team now.

Hornets' Hairston looks to put mistakes behind him

06/27/2014 1:50pm
Charlotte Hornets shooting guard P.J. Hairston said he's learned from his past mistakes and believes his off-the-court problems are behind him.

Nets' Markel Brown hopes to play like Westbrook

06/27/2014 2:01pm
For a player who prides himself on his athleticism, Markel Brown couldn't get moving after being drafted.

Suns extend qualifying offers to Bledsoe, Tucker

06/27/2014 2:50pm
The Phoenix Suns have extended qualifying offers to point guard Eric Bledsoe and forward P.J. Tucker.

Wiggins joins Cavaliers with lofty goals

06/27/2014 3:01pm
As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories.

Wolves shifting focus with LaVine, Robinson

06/27/2014 4:11pm
Before the summer is over, the Minnesota Timberwolves could part ways with the face of their franchise, a move that would bring about an immediate shift in the team's identity.

76ers prez Hinkie confident Embiid will pan out

06/27/2014 4:40pm
Philadelphia 76ers president Sam Hinkie is confident that draft picks Joel Embiid and Dario Saric will play key roles.

Magic's trio of draft picks wants to build legacy

06/27/2014 5:40pm
When Aaron Gordon was selected for the U.S. Under-19 basketball team last summer, he chose to wear No. 32 as a nod to Magic Johnson, who Gordon mimicked as a kid growing up in northern California.

Thunder draft picks McGary, Huestis fit culture

06/27/2014 5:51pm
Kevin Durant's emotional MVP speech made an impression on Mitch McGary and Josh Huestis long before the NBA draft.

Record rating for NBA draft on ESPN

06/27/2014 6:00pm
The NBA draft delivered its highest rating on ESPN, surpassing the mark set 11 years ago when LeBron James was the No. 1 pick.

Suns' top 2 draft picks bring ACC credentials

06/27/2014 7:40pm
T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis are not exactly strangers to each other.