Former Kansas University forward Cheick Diallo has reached an agreement on a three-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, ESPN.com reported Wednesday.
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
Former Kansas University forward Cheick Diallo has made a good first impression on his New Orleans Pelicans teammates. By Gary Bedore
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.
Former Kansas University basketball forward Hunter Mickelson is a member of the Portland Trail Blazers’ NBA summer league team, the squad has announced.
Brannen Greene will play for the Memphis Grizzlies summer league team.
Former Kansas University forward Cheick Diallo, who had been projected as a likely first-round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, went in the second round, while possible draft picks Wayne Selden Jr., Perry Ellis and Brannen Greene were not selected during Thursday’s proceedings in Brooklyn, N.Y. By Gary Bedore
Quiet body language can lead to misconceptions that cause talent evaluators to miss badly. Wesley Matthews had quiet body language during his career as a four-year starter at Marquette. By Tom Keegan
Cheick Diallo was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Draft, but then was dealt to New Orleans.
Perry Ellis, who played four seasons of college basketball, and Wayne Selden Jr., who played three, enter Thursday's NBA Draft viewed as possible, yet not certain, second-round selections, while Cheick Diallo is expected to go in the first round.By Gary Bedore
How former Jayhawks fared Game 7 of the NBA Finals
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
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