Stories tagged: NBA draft
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Duke freshman forward RJ Barrett announced his decision in a video posted on social media. He calls playing at Duke a dream and adds that “it’s also a dream of …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
Carsen Edwards of Purdue and Dedric Lawson of Kansas have announced they will declare for the NBA draft.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
We picked the brains of ESPN’s Sean Farnham, CBS Sports’ Wally Szczerbiak and an NBA scout about Hachimura, Clarke and the NBA draft.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Murray State says that All-American guard Ja Morant will enter the NBA draft following a record-breaking season for the Racers. The athletic 6-foot-3 sophomore is projected as a lottery pick …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Big decisions loom for Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke now that the 2018-19 season is over, but the junior forwards were still officially Gonzaga basketball players when they left the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
CJ Elleby will declare for the NBA draft, but the Washington State freshman won’t hire an agent, leaving him the option to return for a sophomore season with the Cougars …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Four Zags – Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie, Zach Norvell Jr. and Brandon Clarke – have tested the NBA waters after the program’s second trip to the Final Four in three …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Here’s a look at The Best of The Best – the top all-time NBA picks in each of the top 30 draft spots. The best No. 1 overall pick, the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leading scorer, will likely know his first professional destination following today’s NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 guard is projected to go either undrafted or …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
NBA Draft stock on the rise for Trae Young, Michael Porter – Deandre Ayton still the likely top pick
The Phoenix Suns likely have an idea what they’ll do with the first pick in the draft, but what about the rest of the league?
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he’s unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted. He’s already a pro. He’s already a champion.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Johnathan Williams has been everywhere, man, he’s been everywhere.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Arizona 7-footer Deandre Ayton headlines the list of big men in the NBA draft. Ayton was a dominating force in his one year of college and could be the No. …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
While Arizona center DeAndre Ayton seems to be emerging as a consensus choice for the top pick, after that, things are completely wide open.
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Franks decided his defense still needed some more work – his rebounding, too – and the opportunity to move from a fringe second-round pick to a bona fide first-rounder was …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
As a junior, Franks’ numbers ballooned and the Vancouver, Washington, native posted the Pac-12’s seventh-best scoring average at 17.4 points per game – from 6.4 ppg as a sophomore – …
Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:44 a.m.
Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo and Syracuse’s Tyus Battle are among the players seeking to test their NBA draft stock before deciding whether to stay in school. College players had until Sunday …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of former Eastern Washington teammate Jake Wiley.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
Texas Tech standout freshman Zhaire Smith is turning pro. The 6-foot-5 guard says he is signing with an agent before the NBA draft. The decision comes two weeks after he …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft. The school announced Wednesday Bowen won’t hire an agent so he could return next season. Bowen …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Kentucky forward Wenyen Gabriel will enter the NBA draft pool but not hire an agent, remaining eligible to return for his third season with the Wildcats. The 6-foot-9 sophomore said …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie weren’t interested in declaring for the NBA Draft unless they were committed 100 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Villanova guard Jalen Brunson has declared for the NBA draft. The Associated Press men’s college basketball player of the year will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats …
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Rui Hachimura provided an answer to one of Gonzaga’s biggest offseason questions. The talented forward announced Sunday he will return for his junior season with the Zags.
Sat., April 7, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Gary Trent Jr. says he’s leaving Duke after one year for the NBA draft. Team spokesman Mike DeGeorge says the freshman guard is in the process of hiring an agent. …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
Missouri freshman forward Jontay Porter is following brother Michael Jr. into the NBA draft. Porter said he will enter the draft without hiring an agent, allowing him to pull out …