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Brooklyn Nets sign first-round draft pick Cam Thomas

Aug. 05, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have signed first-round draft pick Cam Thomas. The team did not disclose details of the contract signed by the guard, who was the 27th overall pick out of LSU. Thomas spent one year at LSU, starting 29 games. He...

Hawks sign draft picks Johnson, Cooper before summer league

Aug. 05, 2021 15:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks signed first-round draft pick Jalen Johnson on Thursday before the forward participates in the team's summer league in Las Vegas. The former Duke standout was the No. 20 overall pick in the NBA draft last week. The Hawks on Thursday...

AP source: All-Star Randle agrees to extension with Knicks

Aug. 05, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

All-Star forward Julius Randle has agreed to a four-year, $117 million extension with the New York Knicks, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no deals can be signed before Friday at...

AP source: Wizards agree to 3-year deal with Dinwiddie

Aug. 04, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

The Washington Wizards have agreed to a $62 million, three-year deal with guard Spencer Dinwiddie, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not been...

Cherry and Norman face off in 400-meter final at Tokyo Games

Aug. 04, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men's 400-meter final, the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 400 meters. The women’s beach volleyball final will be live during NBC's primetime coverage,...

Jazz to acquire Eric Paschall from Warriors for draft pick

Aug. 04, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Utah Jazz have agreed to acquire power forward Eric Paschall from the Warriors, sending a protected future second-round draft pick to Golden State in the swap, a person with direct knowledge of the trade's parameters said Wednesday. The person...

Pelicans add D'Antoni, Collins to coaching staff

Aug. 04, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Veteran former NBA coach Mike D'Antoni is joining the New Orleans Pelicans as a coaching adviser and Jarron Collins has been hired as an assistant coach, the club announced Wednesday. The moves come on the heels of the Pelicans' decision to hire...

Pacers sign 1st-round pick Duarte before summer league opens

Aug. 04, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers signed first-round draft pick Chris Duarte on Monday, as they fine-tune their summer league roster. Terms of the deal were not immediately availabe. The 24-year-old Duarte was selected 13th overall and was the...

Twin towers in Philly; 76ers sign center Andre Drummond

Aug. 04, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have signed nine-year veteran center Andre Drummond. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. Drummond joins Philadelphia after splitting the 2020-21 season with Cleveland and the Los Angeles Lakers. ...

AP source: John Collins stays with Hawks for 5 years, $125M

Aug. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Power forward John Collins, a key player in Atlanta's unexpected run to the Eastern Conference finals, has agreed to a five-year, $125 million contract to remain with the Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. ...