Former Kansas University guard Wayne Selden Jr. has been invited to Memphis Grizzlies preseason camp, the Commercial-Appeal reports. Selden will be a non-roster player with no guaranteed contract.
Former Kansas University forward Sasha Kaun on Friday was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Philadelphia 76ers, ESPN reported. The move created room on the roster for Cleveland to sign center Chris Andersen in a separate deal.
Friday morning, Florida Gulf Coast University announced that Aaron Miles was leaving Kansas to become a full-time assistant on Joe Dooley’s coaching staff.
Andrew Wiggins, who spent just one year in college, figures to be a walking, talking advertisement for Kansas University’s basketball program for some time to come.
Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, who has been working diligently on his game this summer as he prepares to complete the final year of his first NBA contract (four years, $13,087,722), has developed a reputation as a guy who spreads his wealth around. By Gary Bedore
Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 16 points off 5-of-13 shooting (two of eight threes) with six rebounds in Washington's 87-85 NBA summer-league win over Brooklyn on Tuesday in Las Vegas. For the summer, Oubre has hit five of 23 threes.
Former Goddard High football and basketball player Tucker Vang will be joining the KU basketball team as a walk-on.
DeAndre Ayton, the No. 1-rated basketball player in the recruiting Class of 2017 according to Rivals.com who has a final list of Kansas University, Kentucky and Arizona, says he’ll definitely attend college one year. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University forward Cheick Diallo has made a good first impression on his New Orleans Pelicans teammates. By Gary Bedore
The 2016-17 season doesn’t tip off for another four months, but college basketball prognostication is a year-round business. Last week, SI.com published its preseason power rankings, awarding the No. 2 spot in the nation to Kansas University. By Benton Smith
Kansas University product Cheick Diallo played a team-high 28 minutes and scored 11 points in his NBA Summer League debut on Friday, an 85-65 loss by his New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Ex-Kansas guard Brannen Greene was scoreless in his first action for the Memphis Grizzlies’ summer league team.
Former Kansas forward Jamari Traylor’s run with Indiana’s summer league team came to a close Friday in Orlando. Traylor, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound backup big for the Pacers during the past week, played a personal-high 21 minutes in an 85-72 win over the Magic’s Blue squad.
Well traveled basketball coach Larry Brown led SMU to at least 25 wins in each of the past three seasons, but won’t be back for a fifth year with the Mustangs.
Former Kansas University guard Xavier Henry is a member of the Golden State Warriors’ summer-league team, the organization announced. Henry, a 6-foot-6, 220 pounder from Oklahoma City, finished last season with Golden State’s D-League team in Santa Cruz, Calif.