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  • Liberty High graduate Darrun Hilliard selected by Detroit Pistons in NBA Draft second round

    Liberty High graduate Darrun Hilliard selected by Detroit Pistons in NBA Draft second round
    Liberty High graduate Darrun Hilliard knew his best NBA Draft chance would come in the second round. He didn't have to wait too long to find where the next phase of his basketball career would take him. The Detroit Pistons nabbed Hilliard, a Villanova...
  • Clippers buy No. 56 pick Branden Dawson from New Orleans Pelicans

    Clippers buy No. 56 pick Branden Dawson from New Orleans Pelicans
    The Clippers bought the No. 56 pick in the NBA draft Branden Dawson from the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday evening. Dawson, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward from Michigan State, averaged 10.1 points on 55.9% shooting and 6.9 rebounds a game over his four-...
  • Jahlil Okafor says he's happy to be a Sixer

    Jahlil Okafor says he's happy to be a Sixer
    NEW YORK — Sam Hinkie went big again. After the Lakers grabbed Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell at No. 2 in Thursday night's NBA Draft at the Barclays Center, Sixers general manager Hinkie selected Duke center Jahlil Okafor at No. 3,...
  • UCLA's Kevon Looney tumbles to Golden State Warriors at 30th pick

    UCLA's Kevon Looney tumbles to Golden State Warriors at 30th pick
    It took longer than expected, but the UCLA basketball team has its first player taken in this year’s NBA draft. Kevon Looney was selected by the defending champion Golden State Warriors with the 30th overall pick. At one point, Looney was...
  • Hawks select former Kansas star Oubre at No. 15, trade him to Wizards

    The shoes were silver and dotted with spikes, glistening in the Barclays Center lights shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday as Kelly Oubre sauntered across the stage at the NBA draft. He shook hands with Commissioner Adam Silver, donned a hat with an Atlanta...
  • Blazers draft Arizona forward Hollis-Jefferson with 23rd overall pick

    NEW YORK University of Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was considered to be among the top defensive players in the NBA draft. That trait earned him a place in the first round. The 6-foot-7, 220-pound Jefferson became the second Chester High...
  • Georgia State's R.J. Hunter goes 28ththn NBA draft to Celtics

    Georgia State's R.J. Hunter was selected by Boston with the 28th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Hunter, a 6-foot-6 guard, was an AP All-American honorable mention last season after averaging a career-high 19.7 points. He left...
  • Timberwolves pick Kentucky's Towns No. 1 overall, trade for Duke's Jones

    As expected, the newest member of the Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns. Then, in an unexpected move, the Timberwolves traded for former Apple Valley star Tyus Jones by sending their two picks in the second round Nos. 31 and 36 overall to Cleveland,...
  • Celtics Take Louisville Guard Rozier

    BOSTON — The Boston Celtics made a surprise pick in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night when they took guard Terry Rozier from Louisville with the 16th pick. At 6-feet-1 and 190 pounds, Rozier lacks bulk like several of Boston's other...
  • Cavaliers trade out of first round of NBA draft, avoid paying guaranteed contract

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio The Minnesota Timberwolves are making a habit of taking the Cavaliers' first-round picks. For the third consecutive season, the Cavs have sent their top pick to the Timberwolves in a trade. The Cavs selected Duke point guard Tyus...
  • Lakers make surprising second pick choosing D'Angelo Russell

    NEW YORK The roar at the Barclays Center was deafening when the Los Angeles Lakers selected D'Angelo Russell as the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft, but the cheering likely wasn't coming from Philadelphia. Russell, the Ohio State point guard, would...