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Detroit Pistons grab Cade Cunningham at No. 1 in NBA draft

Jul. 30, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

Cade Cunningham sure looked like the No. 1 overall draft pick all year at Oklahoma State with his fluid game, scoring ability and passing — all in a 6-foot-8 frame. So it was no surprise the Detroit Pistons would grab the freshman All-American with the top pick as they...

Pistons add top pick Cade Cunningham to youth movement

Jul. 30, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver didn't want to overthink the first pick in the NBA draft. He never got an offer he liked to change his mind, either. Weaver stuck with the franchise's youth movement and grabbed Cade Cunningham, the 6-foot-8...

Hornets get Bouknight at No. 11, Jones at No. 19 via Knicks

Jul. 30, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak was a busy man Thursday night. The Hornets selected guard James Bouknight from Connecticut with the No. 11 pick and landed a pair of centers via trade. Kupchak acquired veteran...

Detroit Pistons select Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft

Jul. 29, 2021 20:12 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Pistons select Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

Analysis: Bucks GM Jon Horst, a champion from modest roots

Jul. 21, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

So many heroes. The Milwaukee Bucks had no shortage of them on their way to this NBA championship. Giannis Antetokounmpo, of course, tops the list. Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday, Brook Lopez too. Role players stepped up. Mike Budenholzer is now a champion head coach after being a champion...

US-Australia basketball game canceled because of protocols

Jul. 15, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The United States' men's basketball exhibition game against Australia scheduled for Friday night in Las Vegas has been canceled because of health and safety protocols. USA Basketball cited “an abundance of caution” in making the decision Thursday...

Back in NCAA: Larry Brown joins Hardaway's staff at Memphis

Jul. 08, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Hall of Famer Larry Brown to the Tigers’ staff as an assistant, reuniting the former New York Knicks player and coach. Brown, 80, is the only coach to win championships in both the NCAA (with Kansas in 1988)...

Carlisle takes over Pacers for 2nd time after leaving Mavs

Jun. 24, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Kevin Pritchard hired a new coach in October, he took a calculated risk. This time, the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations went for the known commodity. Pritchard hired longtime Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Thursday,...

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...

Detroit Pistons get No. 1 overall pick for 2021 NBA Draft

Jun. 22, 2021 21:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Pistons get No. 1 overall pick for 2021 NBA Draft.