Latest Jrue Holiday News

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Aug. 07, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the end, their Olympic reign lives on. Kevin Durant...

Bucks announce they have signed Hill, Hood, Ojeleye

Aug. 06, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — George Hill is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks’ backcourt. The Bucks announced Friday the signings of Hill, guard/forward Rodney Hood and forward Semi Ojeleye. The Bucks also officially announced they had re-signed forward Bobby Portis. ...

AP sources: Pelicans send Ball to Bulls, get Hornets' Graham

Aug. 02, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans are sending Lonzo Ball to Chicago and will acquire Devonte Graham from Charlotte as part of separate sign-and-trade agreements, two people with knowledge of the situation said. The Ball trade will send Bulls guards Tomas...

Holiday may be piece to a 2nd basketball championship puzzle

Aug. 02, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Jrue Holiday has already had gold in his grasp. It belongs to his wife, Lauren, who won two gold medals as a member of the U.S. women's soccer team. The latter was in 2012, when Holiday went to London to cheer her on. “I’ve...

Durant sets record, example for US Olympic men's hoops team

Jul. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had been just ordinary so far in these Olympics. That's probably not good enough for gold. Not on this U.S. men's basketball team, an unproven and for now still unspectacular group. ...

Champion Bucks trade down, get 2 forwards late in 2nd round

Jul. 30, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks traded down in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday night and selected a couple of frontcourt players in Sandro Mamukelashvili of Seton Hall and Georgios Kalaitzakis of Greece. The Bucks made these moves a week after their...

US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

Jul. 29, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals. They had roughly...

AP Source: Pelicans, Grizzlies, agree to multi-player trade

Jul. 26, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade center Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe and a swap of multiple draft choices, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke...

Analysis: For USA Basketball, the time is now to fix things

Jul. 26, 2021 05:14 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Time would solve many problems for the U.S. men’s basketball team right now. A few practices to develop chemistry and figure out exactly how these roster pieces fit together would do wonders. It’s not happening. There is no...