It’s not often that Ben McLemore takes a break from basketball. After two seasons with the Sacramento Kings, Kansas University’s former one-year sensation knows he is far from a finished product in the NBA, so his offseason mostly consists of working out and developing more tools and tricks.
Bill Self, who had been too busy coaching his World University Games basketball team and recruiting to play any golf this summer, grabbed an oversized driver and prepared to hit the ceremonial tee shot at the seventh-annual Mario V. Chalmers Foundation Tournament on Monday at Alvamar.
I wish every freshman college basketball player considering leaping to the pros could have been in the Alvamar Country Club fireside room Sunday night to hear Mario Chalmers answer a question about what was a happier feeling, winning a national championship with Kansas University or an NBA title with the Miami Heat. By Tom Keegan
Former Kansas University standout Mario Chalmers watched his alma mater with pride when the Jayhawks won a gold medal at the World University Games in South Korea earlier this month. By Bobby Nightengale
Former Kansas University big man Joel Embiid re-broke the same bone in his foot that caused him to miss his rookie NBA season, according to a published report.
Former Kansas University guard Kelly Oubre Jr. found his shooting stroke Friday in the sixth game of his pro basketball career.
The Los Angeles Clippers have added former Kansas University standout Cole Aldrich.
Former Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson of the Brooklyn Nets will undergo arthroscopic surgery today to repair a small tear in the meniscus of his right knee, the NBA team has announced.
Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.
The newest Kansas basketball player to join the ranks of the NBA, Kelly Oubre Jr. doesn’t appear to care about making any friends before his first season.
Starting this fall, Kelly Oubre Jr. begins his rookie campaign in Washington as a draft-day trade landed the Kansas product with the Wizards.
Former Kansas University guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., whose silver-spiked smoking slippers and maroon suit and slacks were all the rage at the 2015 NBA Draft, takes his fashion statement to the nation’s capital next season. By Gary Bedore
Kelly Oubre Jr.’s one season at Kansas University made him a top-15 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The Atlanta Hawks selected the 6-foot-7 small forward with the 15th overall pick Thursday night, in Brooklyn, New York.
No basketball player in his right mind would enjoy the distinction of suiting up for one of the league’s worst teams — even if that league is the NBA and that team plays its home games in New York City. By Benton Smith
Brandon Rush of the Golden State Warriors joins Clyde Lovellette and Mario Chalmers as former Kansas University basketball players to win both an NCAA title and NBA title.
How former Jayhawks fared in the NBA playoff game of June 4, 2015