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Hachimura leads Wizards past Hawks in Summer League

Jul. 12, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rui Hachimura scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half to help the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 76-74 on Thursday in the NBA Summer League. Selected ninth overall last month, the former Gonzaga star was 9 of 12 from the field with two 3-pointers, nine rebounds and two...

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George officially join LA Clippers

Jul. 10, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native Southern California. It might not be forever: Both can become free agents in only two years. The Clippers completed their blockbuster trade with the Oklahoma...

Clippers sign draft picks Kabengele ad Mann

Jul. 9, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have signed draft picks and former Florida State teammates Mfiondu Kabengele and Terance Mann. Kabengele was selected 27th overall in the first round of last month's draft. The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 13.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in two seasons...

T-wolves finalize acquisition of 6 players, including Layman

Jul. 9, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized the acquisition of six players for roster depth and reserve roles, including a sign-and-trade deal with Portland for forward Jake Layman. The Timberwolves then completed a trade with Golden State as part of the deal that sent D'Angelo Russell...

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for draft pick

Jul. 8, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything. The Oklahoma City Thunder obtained yet another first-round pick, which allows them to do a little bit of anything. The Nuggets bolstered their front court by acquiring the 25-year-old Grant from the Thunder...

Jazz, Pistons win as NBA Summer League action resumes

Jul. 7, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to be canceled. The NBA Summer League games are being played at two...

Deals get real: Butler joins Heat, Raptors wish Kawhi well

Jul. 7, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis. Free agency became real Saturday. The four-team trade that sent Butler to the Heat — with a new $142 million, four-year contract — was one of the first big moves...

Analysis: It's a new day in the NBA, and a welcomed change

Jul. 6, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There is no favorite. This is what the NBA wanted. And needed. The biggest piece of valid criticism about the league in recent years has been it's predictable. Golden State got to the last five NBA Finals. LeBron James had made it there eight years in a row, four with Miami and then four...

The Latest: Kupchak doesn't regret keeping Walker last year

Jul. 6, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a conference call with local reporters that he doesn't regret not trading three-time All-Star Kemba Walker last year when he had a chance — and possibly could have gotten quality players or draft picks in...

AP Source: Clippers trading for George, signing Leonard

Jul. 6, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision. That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his. The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks, a person familiar with the...