Latest NBA Draft News

Hawks sign 12-year veteran Derrick Favors to 10-day contract

Jan. 11, 2023 13:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks signed Atlanta native Derrick Favors to a 10-day contract on Wednesday, hoping he can provide a boost in the middle while Clint Capela deals with a calf injury. Favors is a 12-year NBA veteran who spent one season at Georgia Tech before he was selected No....

Knicks' NBA-leading 8-game win streak ends versus Raptors

Dec. 21, 2022 23:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 52 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped the New York Knicks’ NBA-leading eight-game winning streak 113-106 Wednesday night. “It’s cool,” Siakam said of posting his first 50-point game at Madison Square Garden. “I’m...

Knicks lose 2nd-round pick for tampering in Brunson pursuit

Dec. 21, 2022 17:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks will lose a draft pick for getting started too soon with their Jalen Brunson pursuit. The NBA penalized the Knicks a second-round selection in the 2025 draft on Wednesday after finding that the Knicks began free-agency discussions involving...

Former Seton Hall basketball player Dick Gaines dies at 86

Dec. 16, 2022 16:54 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Richard “Dick” Gaines, who played basketball at Seton Hall and is a member of the school's athletics hall of fame, has died. He was 86. Gaines died on Dec. 10, according to a news release from the school on Friday. Gaines played at Seton...

Magic beat Clippers 116-111 in OT, snap 9-game losing streak

Dec. 07, 2022 23:08 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Pablo Banchero scored 10 of his 23 points in overtime and the Orlando Magic snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 116-111 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Banchero, the top overall pick in the NBA draft, made all six of his free...

Paolo's Diary: Magic rookie says he's doing much learning

Dec. 07, 2022 08:01 AM EST

(EDITOR’S NOTE — Orlando Magic rookie and No. 1 overall draft pick Paolo Banchero is doing a periodic diary with The Associated Press this season to chronicle his first year in the NBA. This is his second installment, the first since the regular season started. The Magic are an NBA-worst 5-20...

Kings beat Pistons 137-129, extend winning streak to 6 games

Nov. 20, 2022 21:28 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 33 points and seven assists and the Sacramento Kings extended their winning streak to six games with a 137-129 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. “This is the best basketball he’s played in his career," Harrison Barnes...

Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane fined $15K for kicking ball

Nov. 10, 2022 15:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane $15,000 on Thursday for kicking a ball into the stands. Joe Dumars, the league's executive vice president and head of basketball operations, announced the fine. Bane kicked the ball into the stands...

Green, Johnson lead No. 15 Auburn past George Mason, 70-52

Nov. 07, 2022 23:39 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn's outside shots weren't falling in its season opener but that didn't matter much because the defense was on point. Wendell Green Jr. scored 16 points while K.D. Johnson and Johni Broome each had 12 to lead the 15th-ranked Tigers to a 70-52 victory over...

TIPOFF: No. 7 Duke's class heads list of impact freshmen

Nov. 04, 2022 06:02 AM EDT

While NBA teams are looking ahead to the upcoming draft with much anticipation, that doesn’t necessarily mean the incoming freshman class of college basketball players is any better than usual. The fact of the matter is that the top 2023 draft prospects aren’t playing college...