Latest NBA Central Division News

AP source: Jazz trade Bogdanovic to Detroit for Olynyk, Lee

Sep. 22, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

Utah continued to revamp its roster continued Thursday with the Jazz agreeing to send forward Bojan Bogdanovic to the Detroit Pistons for forward Kelly Olynyk and guard Saben Lee, according to a person with knowledge of the trade. The person confirmed the trade Thursday to The...

Bulls' Lonzo Ball to have knee surgery, miss start of season

Sep. 21, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball is scheduled to have surgery on his left knee next week for the second time in less than a year and figures to miss the start of the season. The Bulls said Ball will undergo an arthroscopic debridement Wednesday in Los Angeles. He will...

Newest Cavs star Mitchell gets warm welcome in Cleveland

Sep. 14, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — From the moment he arrived, Donovan Mitchell received the kind of love once reserved in this city for his basketball idol. The New York kid, who grew up cheering for Cleveland from afar while wondering what it was like to be LeBron James, got his first taste. ...

Cavaliers add All-Star G Mitchell, jump into East title hunt

Sep. 03, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one bold, unexpected move, the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their profile in the Eastern Conference considerably. They're back in the title hunt. The Cavs made official Saturday their acquisition of three-time All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell in a...

AP source: Cavaliers acquiring All-Star G Mitchell from Jazz

Sep. 01, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell is going east. The All-Star guard is on his way to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who acquired one of the NBA's best scorers Thursday in a blockbuster trade with the Utah Jazz, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. ...

AP source: Cleveland Cavaliers acquire All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell from Utah Jazz

Sep. 01, 2022 15:52 PM EDT
CLEVELAND (AP) — AP source: Cleveland Cavaliers acquire All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell from Utah Jazz.

Bulls rookie Lewis needs knee surgery, out indefinitely

Aug. 16, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bulls rookie Justin Lewis needs surgery to repair an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and is out indefinitely. Chicago said Tuesday that Lewis was injured last weekend and will have surgery in the coming weeks. The 6-foot-8...

Blackhawks face Wild in Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum on Oct. 2

Aug. 03, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee will host an NHL game for the first time in more than three decades when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Minnesota Wild at Fiserv Forum, the home of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. The Oct. 2 preseason matchup marks the first NHL game at Milwaukee since...

DeMarre Carroll reunites with Budenholzer as Bucks assistant

Aug. 02, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have hired former NBA player DeMarre Carroll and former Utah Jazz assistant coach Vince Legarza as assistant coaches. Carroll will be reunited with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after playing for him with the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-15. His...

Bulls and Dragic finalize $2.9 million, 1-year contract

Aug. 02, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic finalized a one-year, $2.9 million contract on Tuesday. The Bulls tweeted a welcome message in announcing the deal about a month after the two sides reached an agreement. The 36-year-old Dragic has averaged 13.7...