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NBA Summer League has its elite 8 as tourney continues

Jul. 15, 2018 12:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA Summer League has its elite eight. The quarterfinals were set by the end of play Saturday, and include a few surprises. Philadelphia and Toronto, the two lowest seeds in the 30-team tournament, both pulled out close games Saturday to stay alive. Toronto, the No. 29 seed that was...

Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

Jul. 14, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal shortly after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. That made Parker an...

Knox gives Knicks fans hope with summer league showing

Jul. 12, 2018 12:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some New York Knicks fans already are reconsidering their feelings about first-round pick Kevin Knox. The No. 9 selection out of Kentucky was booed by some Knicks fans on draft night, but the 18-year-old is already showing great potential. He ended pool play as the No. 3 scorer in the Las...

Atlanta's Young finally gets shot going in summer league win

Jul. 10, 2018 10:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's been a bumpy ride for Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young, but he finally got his shot going. The No. 5 overall pick out of Oklahoma scored 24 points and made 7 of 13 3-pointers to help the Hawks defeat the Chicago Bulls 101-93 on Tuesday in the Las Vegas Summer League. Young looked...

Lonnie Walker IV settling in nicely with Spurs this summer

Jul. 9, 2018 1:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — These are highly uncertain times for the San Antonio Spurs. That's why Lonnie Walker IV might be so valuable. This is a summer when Spurs mainstay Tony Parker has already left for Charlotte, when four-time NBA champion Manu Ginobili is going through what now seems like his annual...

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...

Young Bulls upbeat, but there is work to be done

Jun. 25, 2018 3:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls like to think they are one of the NBA's up-and-coming teams, one that could challenge for a playoff berth next season. They also admit there are many more boxes to check off first. Led by forward Lauri Markkanen, the Bulls return a slew of young talent but the team lacks...

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...