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Pistons' Jon Leuer: 22 points on 23 shots Wednesday

Mar 02, 2017 | by RotoWire Staff, cbssports.com

Leuer totaled 22 points (11-23 FG, 0-3 3Pt), seven rebounds, three steals, one assist and one block across 39 minutes during a 109-86 loss to the Pelicans on Wednesday.

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE SCOUTING COMBINE: Basham is chasing his dream

Mar 01, 2017 | by Steven Marsh, thefranklinnewspost.com

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Tarell Basham has often said he’s had dreams of playing in the National Football League.

Now, reality is setting in for the former Franklin County prep standout and collegiate star at Ohio University.

Today, Basham leaves for Indianapolis, the site of the annual NFL Scouting Combine – four days of physical and mental workouts in front of scouts representing ...

Josh Dobbs arrives at NFL Combine prepared to pursue lifelong dream

Feb 28, 2017 | by local8now.com
Josh Dobbs arrives at NFL Combine prepared to pursue lifelong dream

A few days before Josh Dobbs took the field in Nashville for the Music City Bowl he had already decided how he would spend the next two months of his life. “I was pretty sure I was coming down here (IMG Academy) so we were able to set things up to make sure it was seamless, effortless and when I ...

Redskins Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Kirk Cousins

Feb 28, 2017 | by Jake King-Schreifels, redskins.com
Redskins Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Kirk Cousins

After weeks of speculation and buildup, the Redskins and Kirk Cousins have finally agreed to a deal that will keep the quarterback in Washington, at least for the time being.

The Redskins on Tuesday announced that they have placed the exclusive franchise tag on Cousins, which is essentially a one-year, fully-guaranteed deal.

Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia rounding back into form after injury

Feb 28, 2017 | by Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle

PHILADELPHIA — While many teammates vacationed in tropical locales, Zaza Pachulia spent much of his All-Star break at the Warriors’ practice facility. The hope was that extra time with team trainers could speed his recovery from a strained right rotator cuff.

“I was able to do my lower-body stuff,” Pachulia said. “I was running a lot.”

In his third game back, Pachulia ...

BOBBY PORTIS RELISHING HIS CHANCE AS STARTER

Feb 27, 2017 | by Vincent Goodwill, CSN Chicago

A milk carton was a more likely place to find Bobby Portis than on a basketball floor playing big minutes for the majority of his second season.

He could often be found in the locker room before games and listening to the older players talk to the media afterward, trying his best to fight off the frustration and admitted confusion that ...

Thunder: Q&A with Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott

Feb 27, 2017 | by Erik Horne and Brett Dawson, newsok.com

On Monday, the newest Thunder players, Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott, sat down for interviews with Thunder beat writers Erik Horne and Brett Dawson. You'll find videos of those interviews at NewsOK.com. An edited excerpt from those interviews:

Are you starting to feel more settled?

Wiltjer explodes for 40 as Rio Grande Valley Vipers come back to beat Grand Rapids

Feb 26, 2017 | by The Monitor

Kyle Wiltjer scored 40 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Rio Grande Valley Vipers came from behind to beat the Grand Rapids Drive 136-122 on Saturday at Deltaplex Arena in Walker, Michigan.

Wiltjer’s 40 points are a new career high, as are his 27 shots and 19 3-point attempts. He made seven 3-pointers, tying his career high. He hit double ...

Gibson bids emotional farewell to Chicago Bulls

Feb 23, 2017 | by Mike McGraw, dailyherald.com

As Taj Gibson said goodbye Thursday and reflected on his eight years with the Chicago Bulls, this much was clear -- his tribute video next season will be a good one.

Gibson epitomized the intensity the Bulls played with during the successful Tom Thibodeau era, and he grew into a respected locker-room leader who was invaluable these last two years as ...

BRANDON RUSH HAS JERSEY RETIRED AT UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

Feb 23, 2017 | by Kyle Ratke, nba.com

On Feb. 22 when the Kansas Jayhawks hosted TCU, the Jayhawks retired Brandon Rush’s No. 25 jersey. Rush, now a wing for the Timberwolves, played three seasons with Kansas from 2005 to 2008.

Rush’s jersey is now hanging in Allen Fieldhouse and for Rush, it was a very special night.

“To look up there and see my name, my family name up ...

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