Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, left, goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis, center, defends and forward Carl Landry watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

McLemore working to complete his game

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.

June 24, 2015


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Fore thoughts: Self fills in as host of Chalmers’ tourney

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.

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Column: Mario Chalmers is still super

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

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Chalmers watched gold-medal Jayhawks with pride

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

Reports say Embiid broke same bone in foot

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.

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Oubre, Alexander working toward NBA

Former Kansas University guard Kelly Oubre Jr. found his shooting stroke Friday in the sixth game of his pro basketball career.

Aldrich signs with Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have added former Kansas University standout Cole Aldrich.

Robinson to have knee surgery

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.

Pierce, Clippers agree to $10M deal

Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.

Oubre talks big before his NBA career begins

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.

Wizards’ Kelly Oubre filled with confidence

Starting this fall, Kelly Oubre Jr. begins his rookie campaign in Washington as a draft-day trade landed the Kansas product with the Wizards.

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Capital trade: Kelly Oubre picked 15th, dealt to Washington; Alexander fails to hear his name called

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

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Washington takes Kelly Oubre Jr. 15th overall in NBA Draft

Cliff Alexander goes undrafted

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.

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Knick of time? Free agent Cole Aldrich ponders his future

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

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Brandon Rush an NBA champ

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

How former Jayhawks fared in the NBA playoff game of June 4, 2015

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