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Preps-to-pros prospect Scoot Henderson headlines top guards in NBA draft

Preps-to-pros prospect Scoot Henderson headlines top guards in NBA draft

In most years, Scoot Henderson would be discussed as the potential No. 1 overall NBA draft pick. Instead, the explosive point guard who bypassed college is among the top talents lined up behind generational prospect Victor Wembanyama.
Nuggets celebrate their 1st NBA title with parade through the streets of downtown Denver

Nuggets celebrate their 1st NBA title with parade through the streets of downtown Denver

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic rode atop a firetruck with people who mean the world to him — his teammate Jamal Murray, his family — and the NBA trophy.
Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an NBA Finals game in Miami

Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an NBA Finals game in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA and the Miami Heat are investigating an allegation that former UFC champion Conor McGregor sexually assaulted a woman inside an arena bathroom after Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Wembanyama bids adieu to France with a defeat as the teen prodigy prepares for NBA career

Wembanyama bids adieu to France with a defeat as the teen prodigy prepares for NBA career

PARIS (AP) — Adieu France, hello America. They were hugs of goodbye — not of joy — for Victor Wembanyama as he bid farewell to his teammates and the French league, before jetting off for what many predict will be a glittering NBA career.
Mathurin, Boucher, Dort among those coach Basketball Without Borders camp in Quebec

Mathurin, Boucher, Dort among those coach Basketball Without Borders camp in Quebec

TORONTO — Three Canadian NBA players will be putting on their coaching hat with top high school-age prospects from Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean next week.

Charlotte Hornets center Mark Williams has thumb surgery to repair torn ligament

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets starting center Mark Williams underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and is expected to make a full recovery, according to the team.

Hawks' Snyder finalizes coaching staff for 2023-24 season, includes Kokoskov, Brey

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Quin Snyder, who took over the team in February, finalized his staff for next season on Wednesday. Igor Kokoskov, who spent one season as the Phoenix Suns' head coach, takes over as Snyder's lead assistant.

Wife's cancer almost prevented Monty Williams from taking Pistons job

DETROIT (AP) — For much of the spring, finding an NBA coaching job was the last thing Monty Williams cared about.
Raptors' VanVleet declines player option, set to become free agent

Raptors' VanVleet declines player option, set to become free agent

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet is set to become a free agent this summer. General manager Bobby Webster confirmed Tuesday that the 29-year-old point guard declined his US$22.
Toronto Raptors name Darko Rajakovic as 10th head coach in franchise history

Toronto Raptors name Darko Rajakovic as 10th head coach in franchise history

TORONTO — Changing the Toronto Raptors' culture will be an everyday project, with every player and member of the organization having to buy in. New head coach Darko Rajakovic knows that level of commitment has to start with him.
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