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Felony warrant issued for Creighton point guard Maurice Watson Jr.

Police issued a felony warrant Thursday charging Creighton point guard Maurice Watson Jr. with first-degree sexual assault.As of now, it’s believed Watson Jr. isn’t in custody. The 19-year-old was officially suspended by the school Feb. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2017: DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis will be monsters — give them time

The new big man duo was obliterated by the Rockets, but New Orleans just needs time to gel If the New Orleans Pelicans had anticipated making franchise history heading into the fourth quarter on Thursday night, this wasn’t the record they expected. Show More Summary

Report: Sixers Trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks For Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and First-Round Pick

The Mavericks are reportedly interested in signing Nerlens Noel, who will be a restricted free agent, to an extension. The post Report: Sixers Trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks For Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and First-Round Pick appeared first on SLAMonline.

Sixers trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson, pick

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have acquired forward-center Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a 2017 protected first-round pick. Noel (6-11, 220) holds career averages of 10.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.7 steals, 1.6 blocks and 28.3 minutes per game in 171 games [...]

Omri Casspi breaks thumb in Pelicans debut, out about 4 weeks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.

John Gillon’s winning shot helps Syracuse students in classroom

John Gillon’s impressive buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat Duke on Wednesday not only boosted Syracuse’s chances at making the NCAA Tournament, but it also helped out some students.Connor Grossman, who covers Syracuse basketball for...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets trade Corey Brewer, 2017 first-round pick to Los Angeles Lakers for Lou Williams

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey announced Thursday that the team has acquired guard Lou Williams from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for guard/forward Corey Brewer and the Rockets first round pick in the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft.

Waiters says Pelinka to Lakers is 'a dream come true'

21 hours agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Heat guard Dion Waiters says he supports agent Rob Pelinka's looming move to the Los Angeles Lakers as general manager, and that he'll stay with Pelinka's agency        

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan as he was heading into the tunnel at halftime Wednesday night, and the Louisville coach blasted the fan after the game. He also noted that the fan was not a UNC student.While...Show More Summary

Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans, Matt Barnes waived

The New Orleans Pelicans have completed a trade with the Sacramento Kings, acquiring center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Omri Casspi in exchange for guards Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, and two future draft picks. Additionally, the Kings have waived forward Matt Barnes. A 14-year NBA veteran, the UCLA alum is averaging 7.6 points (.384 FG%, [...]

Nets Trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

The Nets deal Bogdanovic in exchange for a first round pick. The post Nets Trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nets trade Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to Wizards

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has acquired forward Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough from Brooklyn in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 protected first round draft pick. “Bojan is a very good shooter and a talented overall scorer whose versatility gives us an added dimension [...]

Report: Los Angeles Lakers deal Lou Williams to Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer

The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick.

Lakers Trade Lou Williams to Rockets for Corey Brewer

The Houston Rockets have acquired Lou Williams, sending Corey Brewer to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange. The post Lakers Trade Lou Williams to Rockets for Corey Brewer appeared first on SLAMonline.

Los Angeles Lakers fire GM Mitch Kupchak, name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office.

Felony arrest warrant issued for Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr.

The Douglas County warrant filed Thursday lists one count of forcible sexual assault.        

AP source: Pelicans add guard Jarrett Jack on 10-day deal

5 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Person familiar with situation tells AP: Guard Jarrett Jack joins Pelicans on 10-day contract        

Eyeing a sweep of Kentucky, Florida looks primed for an NCAA Tournament run

Don't be surprised if you start hearing Mike White's name in national coach of the year talk

Atlanta Hawks suspend Dennis Schroder for failure to report after All-Star break

21 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schröder has been suspended by the organization for one game without pay for failure to report to the team on time after the all-star break. He will serve his one-game suspension tonight when the Hawks host the Miami Heat.

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