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Statement From Cleveland Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Hall of Famer Jerry West, fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another NBA championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers.
MILWAUKEE -- To Jon Horst, his interview with Milwaukee Bucks owners for the vacant general manager job felt more like an extended conversation.
BOSTON (AP) -- Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, landing the pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that clears the way for the 76ers to grab guard Markelle Fultz.
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired the third overall selection of the 2017 NBA Draft and the favorably-protected rights to a future first round pick from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the first overall pick in this year's draft.
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NEW YORK AND JOHANNESBURG -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks; Germany), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets; U.S.), Thabo Sefolosha...Show More Summary
WNBA and Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi made history on Sunday, and the NBA was watching. Taurasi passed Tina Thompson to become the WNBA's all-time leading scorer (7,494 total points). The three-time WNBA champion and former WNBA MVP was praised by former NBA MVPs LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant on the major milestone.
LOS ANGELES -- About the only thing missing from Diana Taurasi's record-setting day was a victory.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Markelle Fultz worked out for Philadelphia on Saturday night, as the 76ers continued moving toward potentially acquiring the No. 1 pick from the Boston Celtics and having the chance to make the first overall selection for the second consecutive season.
How excited is Joel Embiid about his 76ers adding yet another high-quality draft talent? His social media selfie couldn't wait to include the young player his team is evaluating.
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Bucks have named Jon Horst as General Manager. Horst, 34, has served as the team's Director of Basketball Operations since 2008 where he was instrumental in personnel evaluation, salary cap management and contract negotiations. The team will hold an introductory press conference on Monday, June 19 at 10 a.m. at Suite 414 (1543 N. 2nd St.).
The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are discussing a trade that would send the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft from Boston to Philadelphia, ESPN.com reported, saying "one source close to the talks expressed confidence Friday that the deal would go through."
NEW YORK -- The NBA announced today that Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons and Monta Ellis of the Indiana Pacers have each been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Their suspensions will begin with the next NBA regular season game that they are eligible and physically able to play.
(AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks are staying in-house to fill their general manager vacancy.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George says he's committed to playing for the Indiana Pacers next season.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Even from six rows back, 9- and 10-year-old brothers William and Rizal Cahambing were not going to miss a chance to see their favorite Golden State Warriors player, Stephen Curry, as he rode atop a double-decker bus during Thursday's parade to celebrate the team's latest championship.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Markelle Fultz wants to be the first player chosen in the NBA draft next week, either by the Boston Celtics or whatever team ends up with their No. 1 pick.
The NBA and Turner today announced Bill Russell – a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and 11-time NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics – will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT, airing Monday, June 26, with coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET.