• Kansas City StarPhilly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

    History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the team’s fiercest rivals. Danny Ainge isn’t worried. … Read more on Kansas City Star.

  • PhillySixers eyeing another first-round pick

    The 76ers might not be done making trades. Bryan Colangelo made that known a little more than an hour after trading up two spots to No. 1 in Thursday’s NBA draft via a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics on Monday afternoon. “I think whether we were selecting at No. 1 and staying at 3, there’s been some talk… Read Read more...

  • PhillyRisk and price too high for Markelle Fultz | Bob Brookover

    I confess that I have never seen Markelle Fultz play a basketball game and I was not at his 76ers workout Saturday in Camden. Still, it is hard to stamp a… Read the story on Philly.

  • NY Daily NewsDennis Rodman's trips to North Korea

    Not many people can say they’ve been to North Korea, but retired basketball star Dennis Rodman has not only visited the communist nation multiple times, he’s befriended the country’s dictator, Kim Jong Un. Take a look back at his controversial trips to North Korea as the NBA Hall of Famer returns amid heightened tensions between the Pyongyang and the United Read more...

  • Chicago TribuneThis could be year Bulls draft freshman in first round with high upside

    Whether by draft makeup or dominance of the Warriors and Cavaliers, the Bulls may be forced to stray from their preferred philosophy this year.You know the one: Find the multi-year player from the established, blue-chip program who’s on the board when the Bulls select 16th in Thursday’s NBA draft and slap a red baseball cap with the familiar horns logo Read more...

  • ABCWATCH: Dennis Rodman visits North Korea as US student is released

    Warmbier’s release and the news of his condition coming at a time of heightened tensions, as you know, with North Korea. Let’s go to Martha Raddatz. Martha, with his release many are wondering how the U.S. Will respond given that there are still other Americans being detained there. Reporter: There are, robin. Like all of us, U.S. Officials are outraged Read more...

  • ABCLonzo Ball considering talking to other lottery teams, source says

    Lonzo Ball is still considering talking to teams that have lottery picks below the Los Angeles Lakers, a source close to the former UCLA Bruins star told ESPN. Ball will work out for the Lakers — who have the No. 2 pick in next week’s NBA draft — a second time Friday at an undisclosed, Los Angeles-area location. He remains Read more...

  • Hartford CourantRyan Martin Foundation Works To Give More Options To Athletes In Wheelchairs

    Growing up in Somers, Ryan Martin loved sports, particularly basketball. Particularly UConn basketball. He wanted to be like Donyell Marshall. Nykesha Sales. Chris Smith. Like many basketball-playing kids in Connecticut, he dreamed of playing for UConn someday.There was one hitch: Martin, who has spina bifida and is a double leg amputee, played basketball in a wheelchair. And UConn did not Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesThe Clippers take bold steps in trying to separate themselves from the Lakers

    The two red, white and blue bolts struck through the Los Angeles basketball landscape in a span of a few hours this week, one after the other, two sizzling revelations, one strong message.The Clippers are tired of being Lakers lackeys.They’ll never beat them in basketball history. They’ll never win the fight for local popularity. They still haven’t advanced as far Read more...

  • Associated PressThe Latest: Pitino blasts NCAA decision, defends his program

    (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA ruling in the Louisville basketball investigation (all times local):1:20 p.m.Louisville coach Rick Pitino blasted the NCAA’s ruling and defended his program while saying he will continue to move forward “because that’s what leaders do.”He put much of the blame on for the men’s basketball program’s sex scandal on former director of operations Andre Read more...