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Garrett Temple elected to three-year term as VP of the NBPA

Jun 23, 2017 | by Tony Xypteras, SB Nation

The National Basketball Players Association held their annual NBA representative summer meeting Friday, which is only newsworthy in Sacramento because veteran Kings guard Garrett Temple was elected to a three-year term as one of the NBPA’s Vice President’s.

Temple joins the NBPA staff of Chris Paul (President), LeBron James (First Vice President), James Jones (Secretary-Treasurer), Carmelo Anthony, Stephen Curry, Pau Gasol, Andre Iguodala and ...

Bucks deal second-round pick, get No. 46 pick Sterling Brown from 76ers

Jun 23, 2017 | by Fox Sports Wisconsin
Bucks deal second-round pick, get No. 46 pick Sterling Brown from 76ers

According to multiple reports, the Milwaukee Bucks sold their second-round pick in the NBA Draft, No. 48 overall, to the L.A. Clippers, before acquiring guard Sterling Brown, the No. 46 overall pick, from the Philadelphia 76ers.

The younger brother of former NBA guard Shannon Brown, the younger Brown spent four seasons at SMU, and is among the best 3-point shooters in ...

BLAZERS LOOK LONG TERM BY DRAFTING COLLINS, SWANIGAN

Jun 23, 2017 | by Casey Holdahl, nba.com
BLAZERS LOOK LONG TERM BY DRAFTING COLLINS, SWANIGAN

Los Angeles Lakers take Flint's Kyle Kuzma in NBA Draft at No. 27

Jun 22, 2017 | by Eric Woodyard, mlive.com

BURTON, MI - Kyle Kuzma is living a dream come true.

During Thursday's NBA Draft, the Flint native was selected by the Brooklyn Nets with the No. 27 overall pick, but immediately had his rights traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.

"I wanted to be a Laker," Kuzma said. "We told them and it happened."

Kuzma, 21, declared for the draft after a ...

Former Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon: ‘I’m on cloud 9 right now’

Jun 22, 2017 | by Joe Bloss, The Daily Orange
Former Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon: ‘I’m on cloud 9 right now’

Tyler Lydon was playing wiffle ball at home Thursday afternoon. By the time the clock struck 11 p.m., his name had flashed across the screens of televisions all over the country. He’ll fly across the country to Denver in the coming days and, with a powder blue jersey on, answer questions at a press conference. Soon, he said, his nerves will ...

Phoenix Suns Draft Alec Peters with the 54th Pick

Jun 22, 2017 | by Cody Cunningham, nba.com
Phoenix Suns Draft Alec Peters with the 54th Pick

The Phoenix Suns selected Alec Peters from the Valparaiso University with the 54th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

NBA Draft: For Tyler Lydon, home is where the hardwood is

Jun 22, 2017 | by Joe Bloss, dailyorange.com
NBA Draft: For Tyler Lydon, home is where the hardwood is

Tyler Lydon comes from Elizaville, New York, a town 50 miles south of Albany of about 2,000 people. There are no streetlights on his family’s street. They do not have next-door neighbors. For the 21-year-old to leave Syracuse after two years and move to the nation’s third-largest city was “a complete culture shock.”

The running back who can no longer run: Isaiah Pead's new life is better than no life

Jun 21, 2017 | by Alex Marvez, sportingnews.com

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Isaiah Pead had the word "Faith" tattooed on his left hand while preparing for an NFL career.

Five years later, it provides even more inspiration now that his playing days are over.

Pead is a running back who can no longer run.

Zach Collins: My Life As An NBA Draft Prospect

Jun 21, 2017 | by Zach Collins, CBS Local Sports

The 2017 NBA Draft is set for Thursday, June 22nd. As the stars of the college game get ready to find out where they will begin their NBA journey, CBS Local Sports’ “My Life As” series will give them an opportunity to talk about how they got to this point and what they expect from the future in their own words.

Washington big man Jason Smith is learning how to become a wizard in front of the camera

Jun 20, 2017 | by Candace Buckner, The Washington Post
Washington big man Jason Smith is learning how to become a wizard in front of the camera

 

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