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Pritchard, Mitchell among standouts at NBA Summer League

Aug. 16, 2021 03:26 AM EDT

Payton Pritchard arrived at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas looking to take advantage of the opportunity to show he deserves major minutes this upcoming season with the Boston Celtics. Mission accomplished. The second-year point guard was one of...

Betting website DraftKings buys Golden Nugget Online

Aug. 09, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sports betting website DraftKings Inc. is buying the online gambling subsidiary of Golden Nugget Inc. in a stock deal valued at $1.56 billion, the two companies said Monday. The acquisition of Golden Nugget Online Gaming gives Boston-based DraftKings a...

Houston's Green shines as virus interrupts NBA Summer League

Aug. 09, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jalen Green was without one of his Houston teammates for his NBA Summer League debut because of COVID-19 protocols, the same reason the Washington-Indiana game was postponed. The second overall pick from this year's draft helped bring the headlines back...

Pistons win lottery, receive No. 1 pick in 2021 NBA draft

Jun. 22, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

Newly selected Basketball Hall of Famer Ben Wallace tapped his fist on the table a few times, then clapped his hands and pointed one finger skyward. After one of the worst seasons in franchise history, Detroit has something to celebrate. The Pistons...