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AP source: Knicks dealing Alec Burks, Noel to Pistons

Jun. 28, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are trading Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details said Tuesday, moves that free up nearly $20 million more for free agency. Having already agreed to send Kemba Walker to the Pistons on draft...

Pistons draft Ivey at No. 5 and acquire No. 13 pick Duren

Jun. 24, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons suddenly have a dynamic backcourt, giving the three-time championship franchise a chance to restore a bit of glory. Detroit also made a savvy deal to bolster its frontcourt. The Pistons selected Purdue's Jaden Ivey with the No. 5...

Blazers select Shaedon Sharpe with No. 7 pick in draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers selected Shaedon Sharpe with the seventh pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, taking a chance on a player who never suited up in college. Sharpe, 6-foot-6 wing from Canada, was a five-star recruit who committed to Kentucky but never...

AP source: Kemba Walker trade to Pistons among Knicks' moves

Jun. 24, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks removed Kemba Walker and added no players in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Walker wasn't around the Knicks late in the season and now he won't be with them at all after they agreed to deal him to the Detroit Pistons. ...

AP source: Jerami Grant to be traded to Portland by Detroit

Jun. 22, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

A person with knowledge of the situation said the Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade Olympic gold medalist Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers, with the biggest part of the return being a first-round pick in 2025. Detroit gets the No. 36 pick in the draft Thursday and what...

Today in History: June 22, Operation Barbarossa begins

Jun. 22, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2022. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1940, during World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as France was forced to sign an...

Magic-Rockets, Pistons-Blazers to open Vegas summer league

Jun. 20, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Summer League will start with a little Midnight Madness feel, at least in some of the country. And if the Orlando Magic keep the No. 1 draft pick, then that player won't wait long for his summer debut. The league released the 75-game summer...

Before NBA draft lottery, Lakers already made Pelicans lucky

May. 16, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Time for the NBA draft lottery, where some team will get a nice reward for a miserable season. Not the Los Angeles Lakers, though. Their misery is set to make a good year even better for the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans are the lone playoff team among the clubs...

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

May. 11, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, has died. He was 73. The NBA said Lanier died Tuesday after a short illness. The Hall of Famer had worked for the league as a global ambassador....

Pelicans defying playoff odds, while Heat look to advance

Apr. 25, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

New Orleans is defying all the odds. The Pelicans are the first team in 46 years to finish a season 10 or more games under .500, then go on to win at least two playoff games — and that doesn't even count the two play-in game victories just to officially reach the postseason. ...