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DeMarre Carroll reunites with Budenholzer as Bucks assistant

Aug. 02, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have hired former NBA player DeMarre Carroll and former Utah Jazz assistant coach Vince Legarza as assistant coaches. Carroll will be reunited with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after playing for him with the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-15. His...

Bulls and Dragic finalize $2.9 million, 1-year contract

Aug. 02, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic finalized a one-year, $2.9 million contract on Tuesday. The Bulls tweeted a welcome message in announcing the deal about a month after the two sides reached an agreement. The 36-year-old Dragic has averaged 13.7...

Pelicans rookie Liddell has reconstructive knee surgery

Jul. 26, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans second-round draft choice E.J. Liddell has had surgery to repair torn knee ligaments, the team said Tuesday. The injury to the 6-foot-6 forward from Ohio State occurred during a Summer League game on July 11 against the Atlanta Hawks in Las...

Hawks request waivers on 2021 second-round draft pick Cooper

Jul. 25, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks requested waivers on guard Sharife Cooper, a 2021 second-round draft pick from Auburn, on Monday. The move came after Cooper averaged 4.4 points and 4.2 assists in five games on Atlanta's Summer League team. After signing a two-way...

Hornets' Bridges pleads not guilty to domestic violence

Jul. 20, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony domestic violence charges filed by Los Angeles County prosecutors after he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children. District Attorney George Gascón...

Hornets forward Bridges facing 3 domestic violence charges

Jul. 19, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges is facing three felony domestic violence charges after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children last month, the Los Angeles County district attorney said Tuesday. District Attorney George...

Nembhard, Mobley lead Cavs past Hawks 94-90 in Summer League

Jul. 17, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — RJ Nembhard Jr. had 16 points and six assists, Isaiah Mobley added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Atlanta Hawks 94-90 on Saturday in the NBA Summer League. Mobley, a second-round pick in this year's draft, grabbed six rebounds...

Clippers use 32-9 4th quarter to beat Jazz at Summer League

Jul. 16, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brandon Boston Jr. had 22 points and eight rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers used a 32-9 fourth quarter to beat the Utah Jazz 82-65 on Friday in the NBA Summer League. Los Angeles scored just 11 points in the third quarter before opening the fourth on a 24-4...

Global game: NBA's Summer League has international influence

Jul. 13, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tim Cone is the Phil Jackson of coaching basketball in the Philippines. He’s the Gregg Popovich. He’s the Bill Belichick. Technically, those comparisons sell Cone a bit short. Jackson, Popovich and Belichick — a trio that’s among the greatest coaches in...

Pelicans 2nd-rounder Liddell diagnosed with torn right ACL

Jul. 12, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans second-round draft choice E.J. Liddell has been diagnosed with torn knee ligaments that will keep him out indefinitely, the club said Tuesday. The injury to the 6-foot-6 forward from Ohio State occurred in the third quarter of a Summer League...