Latest Marvin Bagley News

Ayton thriving with competition, schedule at Summer League

Jul. 10, 2018 2:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deandre Ayton is having no problem with the competition or the schedule at the NBA level. Ayton outplayed a fellow top rookie big man for the second time, keeping the Phoenix Suns undefeated in preliminary play in Las Vegas. Another full day of basketball Monday, highlighted by Ayton...

For summer vet Goodwin, NBA hope springs eternal

Jul. 8, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Archie Goodwin is about to set a record. It won't be cause for celebration. Goodwin is a veteran of 165 NBA games, has scored 20 points on 10 occasions, and had a monthlong stretch with Phoenix two years ago when he started and averaged 16 points per game while playing against a slew of...

Derrick White continues strong play, Spurs top Hawks 103-81

Jul. 4, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

Things are coming a little easier this summer for Derrick White. White, the 29th pick in last year's draft, is off to a fast start in the NBA Summer League. He scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a lopsided 103-81 victory over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday...

Jackson scores 29, outshines Young in Summer League debut

Jul. 3, 2018 1:24 AM EDT

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Summer League debut couldn't have gone much better. The same can't be said for Trae Young. Jackson, the fourth pick in the NBA draft, outshined No. 5 overall pick Young in their first NBA action. The 6-foot-10 Jackson had 29 points and shot 8 of 13 from 3-point range to help the Memphis...

Kings sign 1st round pick Marvin Bagley III

Jul. 1, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have signed first-round pick Marvin Bagley III to a contract. General manager Vlade Divac announced the deal with the No. 2 overall pick in last month's draft on Sunday. Bagley averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds and shot 61.4 percent in his one college...

Bulls go big, take Carter at No. 7, Hutchison at No. 22

Jun. 22, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls gave Lauri Markkanen a frontcourt running mate by drafting Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. Then they added help on the wing. More than anything, the Bulls insisted, they continued to position themselves to move up in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls went big with their first...

Good to be a King? Eyes on Sacramento at No. 2 in NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2018 2:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. 2 pick. The Sacramento Kings own it, and that's where the intrigue appears to begin Thursday. Arizona center Deandre Ayton is expected to be...

Bagley, Porter headline list of top forwards in NBA draft

Jun. 18, 2018 1:09 PM EDT

Marvin Bagley III dominated at Duke, while fellow freshman Michael Porter Jr. barely saw action at Missouri due to injury. Yet they'll likely be the first forwards to hear their names called during Thursday's draft. Bagley is a possible No. 1 overall pick and double-double machine with a long frame. But many...