According to ESPN, new Atlanta general manager Travis Schlenk didn't make a trade with Milwaukee or San Antonio before drafting Kevin Huerter because he thought media picks on social media were correct.
One day out, it seems like Maryland guard Kevin Huerter will end up as a mid-to-late first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Forward Justin Jackson, who struggled last season due to injury, is likely to be a second round pick.
Stephen Curry had 37 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 92-86 Sunday night for their 72nd victory this season, tying the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls for the single-season record.
City of Gods, which is named after a Baltimore clothing store, includes several players with local ties, including former Maryland star James Gist and Omar Strong, a former two-time All-Metro guard at Douglass High who played collegiately at Texas Southern.
The Wizards on Thursday formally announced that they signed Gary Neal, a Calvert Hall and Towson product. The reported one-year, $2.1 million contract makes Washington his fifth NBA team and fourth since leaving the San Antonio Spurs in 2013.
Ending a frantic few days of courtship ¿ and perhaps cementing the Spurs as the preseason favorites to win yet another NBA title ¿ Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio and align with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts.
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade. The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair. Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was last season just a nasty tease for the team's long-suffering fans?
The Orioles dropped their Sunday matchup with the division-leading Blue Jays, 5-2. The O's are 5-5 in their past 10 games, all of which have been at home, and now head on a six-game road trip to Tampa and New York.
Morning, y¿all. I¿ve replaced Jon for today¿s Coffee Companion, where we recap yesterday¿s sports headlines, because he feels sleep is important, or something. Regardless, your daily trip to the water cooler is approaching, which means you should read up here so you¿ll have something to talk about while you¿re there.
Devin Gray, The Baltimore Sun's 1991 High School Basketball Player of the Year from St. Frances Academy who later starred at Clemson, died in Atlanta on Saturday after suffering a fatal heart attack, according to a family member.