Houston Rockets’ NBA Draft night nets them 3 SEC stars headlined by Jabari Smith Jr.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — With another draft night behind them, the Rockets and general manager Rafael Stone are expressing satisfaction over a new crop of incoming rookies who can continue to build on a foundation already made firm by young stars who have already made an impact in Houston. Jabari Smith Jr., the Auburn star … Read more

Sixers will sign St. John’s forward Julian Champagnie to two-way contract

The Sixers will sign St. John’s forward Julian Champagnie to a two-way contract, a source told PhillyVoice early Friday morning. If you recognize his name and aren’t a frequent watcher of the Big East, it may be because his brother, Justin, is already in the league playing for the Raptors on a two-way deal of … Read more

Rockets Take Surprising Haul in First Round of NBA Draft

No one saw it coming…except gamblers. For weeks leading up to Thursday night’s NBA Draft, it was a foregone conclusion that Auburn’s Jabari Smith, Jr. would be taken number one by Orlando. It made sense. Smith is a remarkable combination of size (6’10” with at 7’1″ wingspan), tenacious defense and outside shooting ability — he … Read more

After De’Anthony Melton Trade, 76ers’ Daryl Morey Touches on What’s to Come

Morey can’t tell (close to) all, but he touches on what’s next after Melton deal originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia De’Anthony Melton will be a Sixer. However, president of basketball operations Daryl Morey could not acknowledge that quite yet during his post-NBA draft press conference at the team’s practice facility in Camden, New Jersey. … Read more

Raptors select Christian Koloko with 33rd pick in NBA draft

The Raptors now have a new piece they hope to eventually mould into an NBA player, and he has a connection to their current all-star. Toronto selected Cameroonian Christian Koloko with the 33rd pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, pairing him with countryman Pascal Siakam. A year after having the fourth overall pick and turning it … Read more

Nuggets draft Kansas’ Braun, acquire rights to UCLA’s Watson

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets selected Kansas guard Christian Braun with the 21st pick of the NBA draft. The 6-foot-6 Braun averaged 14.1 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Jayhawks last season. His 12 points and 12 rebounds helped Kansas beat North Carolina in the national championship game on April 4. He played the … Read more

Sixers trade pick No. 23 and Danny Green for Memphis’ De’Anthony Melton

The Sixers are acquiring Grizzlies guard De’Anthony Melton in exchange for the rights to the 23rd pick in the draft and veteran wing Danny Green, a source told PhillyVoice on Thursday evening. After a lot of jokes during the week about trying to reassmble the 2018 Rockets, Daryl Morey went and got another guy who … Read more

NBA Draft live stream and open thread: Sixers trade their pick for De’Anthony Melton

UPDATE [10:15] — The Sixers elected to trade for a young veteran instead of picking an available player at No. 13 in acquiring De’Anthony Melton from the Grizzlies. Philadelphia is trading the No. 23 pick to Memphis for DeAnthony Melton, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2022 More to come from Kyle Neubeck, who … Read more

Source: Sixers Trade Danny Green, 23rd Pick In NBA Draft To Memphis Grizzlies For De’Anthony Melton

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What could be a busy offseason for the Sixers got underway Thursday with a trade during the NBA Draft. The Sixers sent the 23rd pick and Danny Green to Memphis for De’Anthony Melton, a team source confirmed to CBSPhilly.com. Melton, 24, is a combo guard who spent the last three seasons with … Read more

Chicago Bulls pick Dalen Terry of University of Arizona in 2022 NBA Draft

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls drafted Arizona guard Dalen Terry with the No. 18 pick on Thursday night, adding size and versatility in the backcourt as they try to take another step after reaching the playoffs for the first time in five years. The 6-foot-7, 195-pound Terry averaged 8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and … Read more