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Draft lottery may decide Williamson's first NBA stop

May. 13, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zion Williamson's immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 pingpong balls. The NBA draft lottery is Tuesday night in Chicago, where some team will be awarded the No. 1 pick in the June 20 draft — and, presumably, the chance to grab Williamson with that selection....

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

May. 13, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia. After video showed the 7-foot-3 forward with a bloody forehead, the Mavericks said Sunday: "It is our understanding that Kristaps was jumped and assaulted outside of a club,"...

Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

Apr. 21, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks know they are often considered a one-man team. Saturday night, they took some major steps toward changing that perception. On a night where Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited by foul trouble, the Bucks had seven players score in double figures and beat the Detroit Pistons...

Mavericks guard Hardaway has surgery for stress fracture

Apr. 18, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to resume basketball activities before the start of training camp in September. The procedure announced Thursday came after Hardaway missed the last 11 games of the...

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

Apr. 17, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager of...

'We're excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency

Apr. 17, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first big stop for James Dolan's plane will be to pick up Patrick Ewing, if the Hall of Famer wants a lift to Chicago to represent the Knicks at the draft lottery. Maybe later it could fly Kevin Durant and another superstar to New York. With the right mix of lottery luck and summer...

Beaten often but not beaten down, Fizdale eyes Knicks future

Apr. 16, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — David Fizdale went to his office one day last week and got right to work as usual. He wrote ideas on a board. Met with other staff in the building. After about 45 minutes, something dawned on him. "I had to, like, stop myself. Wait a minute, you don't have to get it all done right...

Enes Kanter making most of second chance with Trail Blazers

Apr. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking back on it now, the Trail Blazers were clearly smart to pick up Enes Kanter after he was waived by the New York Knicks. Kanter was brought aboard by Portland as insurance for the final stretch of the season, meant to back up starter Jusuf Nurkic. Then Nurkic broke his leg and...

Patrick Ewing to represent Knicks at draft lottery

Apr. 13, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are turning to Patrick Ewing in hopes of lottery luck. Ewing, the prize when the Knicks won the first NBA draft lottery in 1985, will represent the team on stage when it attempts a turnaround by landing the No. 1 pick on May 14 in Chicago. The Knicks announced Saturday...

Euro swap for Mavs: Porzingis joins Doncic as Dirk moves on

Apr. 11, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the Euro stars of the future for the Dallas Mavericks now that Dirk Nowitzki has retired after a record 21 seasons with the same franchise. The rookie sensation from Slovenia and the 7-foot-3 Latvian didn't get to play together in the two months after...