Basketball notebook. ... Former Kansas University center Tarik Black has signed a two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the NBA’s Houston Rockets, the Houston Chronicle reported on Wednesday night.
Andrew Wiggins is definitely feeling appreciated following his trade from Cleveland. By Gary Bedore
As long rumored and reported, former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins will begin his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed today, making the Cavaliers an instant favorite in the Eastern Conference and turning Andrew Wiggins into something of an anomaly.
When training camp begins in October, he'll be trying to block and deflect shots in the NBA. On Monday, No.1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins was deflecting questions about precisely where he'll be playing.
Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed in principle to a trade that will send Love to the Cavaliers for a package that includes Andrew Wiggins, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday.
A report that Andrew Wiggins’ Cleveland Cavaliers jerseys were “discontinued” by the NBA because of a likely trade to Minnesota is false, a league official told NBCsports.com. By Gary Bedore
Miami Heat veteran combo guard Mario Chalmers knows it won’t be easy to win championships in the post-LeBron James era. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University guard Ben McLemore wanted to bring a taste of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend to his second home. So, late in his first Sir McLemore Summer Slam event Saturday at Lawrence’s Community Building, McLemore set about recreating his routine from February’s Slam Dunk Contest. The All-Star tribute put the finishing touches on a day that connected McLemore’s friends, family and fans in a place he holds near and dear to his heart. By Matt Tait
Andrew Wiggins signed his first NBA contract on Thursday. The one-and-done Kansas University product is a Cleveland Cavalier, for now.
Hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy, it was not. But second-year guard Ben McLemore and his Sacramento teammates did get a trophy and on-court presentation after winning the 24-team Las Vegas Summer League tournament this week. By Benton Smith
Let the Andrew-Wiggins-for-Kevin-Love debate continue — for at least 30 days. An Associated Press report, citing a source close to the situation, claimed Wiggins, the No. 1 pick out of Kansas University, will sign with Cleveland as soon as Wednesday.
The public posturing from both sides surrounding a potential Andrew Wiggins-for-Kevin Love swap has spiced up the short NBA offseason. By Tom Keegan
Former Kansas University guard Ben McLemore scored seven of his nine points in the fourth quarter to help the Sacramento Kings top the Houston Rockets, 77-68, Monday night in the NBA summer league championship game.
The Chicago Bulls have re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal. The Bulls announced the move Monday.