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Bucks sign former Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr.

Jul. 20, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. has left the Toronto Raptors to join the Milwaukee Bucks’ backcourt. The Bucks announced the signing of the 6-foot-5 guard on Saturday. Trent averaged 13.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 71 games with the Raptors last...

T-wolves jump in for Dillingham and draft exonerated Shannon, after Blazers go big with Clingan

Jun. 27, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

The Minnesota Timberwolves were committed to keeping their core together, coming off a trip to the Western Conference finals and in no position to enhance the roster through free agency or trades. They got that done in the NBA draft Wednesday night, jumping in to get Kentucky guard...

Teams keep trading light on the opening night of the NBA's 2-day draft

Jun. 27, 2024 00:25 AM EDT

The NBA splitting its draft into a two-night affair helped limit the number of trades during the first round. Commissioner Adam Silver announced two of the three proposed trades Wednesday night. No deal can be official until July 6 when the league's new year begins, but that's never...

2024 NBA draft tracker: List of first-round picks

Jun. 26, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

The players selected in the first round of the NBA draft Wednesday night in New York. ___ 1. Atlanta Hawks — Zaccharie Risacher, forward, 6-9, 215, JL Bourg-en-Bresse (France) Scouting report: A developing player with two-way potential. Has guard...

Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies of cancer at 71

May. 27, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

Bill Walton was never afraid to be himself. Larger than life, only in part because of his nearly 7-foot frame, Walton was a two-time NCAA champion at UCLA, a two-time champion in the NBA, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, an on-court icon in every sense of the word. And off the...

Charlotte Hornets hire Celtics assistant coach Charles Lee to be their next head coach

May. 09, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets named Charles Lee as their head coach on Thursday, hoping he'll turn around the long-struggling NBA franchise. The 39-year-old Lee joins the Hornets after serving as the Boston Celtics top assistant coach. Lee will complete the...