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Winners and losers of the NBA's draft withdrawal deadline

May. 30, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett all remained in the NBA draft through the withdrawal deadline. No surprise there, nor for several other players expected to go in the first round. Numerous other players faced difficult decisions on Wednesday, though, and the outcome of those could have a huge impact on...

The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap

May. 16, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him a social media sensation with 343,000 Instagram...

Georgia adds G Gresham, graduate transfer from Northeastern

May. 9, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has added Donnell Gresham, a graduate transfer from Northeastern, to its backcourt for next season. The 6-foot-2 guard started 33 games and averaged 9.7 points last season as Northeastern won 23 games and lost to Kansas in the NCAA Tournament. Gresham will add experience to...

Vitale raising millions for pediatric cancer research

May. 5, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

For all the accolades he's received as a college and professional basketball coach and an even longer career in broadcasting, Dick Vitale insists his greatest accomplishment has been raising money for pediatric cancer research. It's an obsession, he says, that one night each spring transforms his adopted home of...