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Magic co-founder Pat Williams, who helped bring team to Orlando, dies at 84

Jul. 18, 2024 00:59 AM EDT

Pat Williams, a co-founder of the Orlando Magic and someone who spent more than a half-century working within the NBA, died Wednesday from complications related to viral pneumonia, the team announced. Williams was 84. He started his NBA career as business manager of...

Bronny James bounces back with 12 points, Lakers top Hawks 87-86 at Summer League

Jul. 17, 2024 23:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bronny James got some shots to fall Wednesday night in perhaps his best performance yet out of his five games with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. The son of NBA career scoring leader LeBron James finished with 12 points in the Lakers’ 87-86 victory over the...

Hawks sign wing Vit Krejci to 4-year deal after showing promise on 2-way contract

Jul. 12, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks general manager Landry Fields took another step in reshaping the team's roster by signing wing Vit Krejci to a $10.2 million, four-year contract. The deal with Krejci, who started in 14 of his 22 games with Atlanta on a two-way contract last season, was...

Hawks GM Landry Fields braces for more tough decisions after trading Dejounte Murray to Pelicans

Jul. 10, 2024 15:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — No matter how difficult it was to conclude that trading Dejounte Murray was necessary, Atlanta Hawks general manager Landry Fields knows he faces more challenges this offseason. The NBA draft brought Atlanta two players, including No. 1 overall pick Zaccharie...

Dejounte Murray, traded twice in 3 years, pledges to push Zion Williamson, Pelicans to higher level

Jul. 09, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dejounte Murray took no offense to being traded after each of his two best seasons in the NBA. Rather, the 27-year-old point guard says he's gratified by the opportunity to join a team that made the 2024 playoffs and is headlined by Zion Williamson — who...

Hawks complete deal to send Dejounte Murray to Pelicans for package including 2 first-round picks

Jul. 06, 2024 21:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks completed a trade Saturday that sends high-scoring guard Dejounte Murray to the New Orleans Pelicans for a package of two first-round draft picks and three veterans. The trade announced by the Hawks sends guard Dyson Daniels, forward-center Larry...

Hawks finalizing talks to trade high-scoring guard Dejounte Murray to Pelicans, AP sources say

Jun. 28, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are finalizing talks to trade high-scoring Dejounte Murray to the New Orleans Pelicans for a package expected to include two first-round draft picks, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. The people spoke to The Associated Press on...

Hawks' Zaccharie Risacher focusing on 'good stuff' instead of pressure as NBA's No. 1 overall pick

Jun. 28, 2024 14:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zaccharie Risacher says he's not worried about the expectations that accompany being the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft — even if that also includes the daunting task of following fellow French star Victor Wembanyama. “I feel like there is no pressure,”...

Hawks trade AJ Griffin to Rockets for 2nd round pick in 3-team deal including Heat

Jun. 27, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks moved back into the NBA draft on Thursday by trading forward AJ Griffin to the Houston Rockets for the No. 44 pick before trading that pick to Miami to obtain rights to guard/forward Nikola Djurisic of Serbia. Miami acquired the draft rights to...

NBA Draft Latest: French players, UConn stars and hometown standout among first-round picks

Jun. 26, 2024 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the first round Wednesday at the NBA draft: ___ AJ Johnson wasn't invited to the first-round, goes 23rd AJ Johnson wasn’t invited to the NBA draft green room. He showed up as a fan, sat in the crowd -- and made his way...