News archive: April 2017
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NBA has sent invites to more than 60 players, including likely lottery picks Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum, for the draft combine.
Veteran Vince Carter plans on continuing his career next season. Carter will be a free agent this summer and at the age of 40 still hopes to play 2 more years.
New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham plans to decline his player option for the 2017-18 season and become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird is stepping down, ending his second tenure running the franchise’s basketball operations.
Toronto Raptors rookie Pascal Siakam earned NBA D-League Finals MVP honors after averaging 23 points and 9 rebounds per game over the three-game series.
Lonzo Ball's father, LaVar, confirmed that Nike, Under Armour and Adidas informed him they were not interested in completing a deal with his son.
Bruno Coboclo led Raptors 905 to the NBADL title Thursday night, scoring 31 points and adding 11 rebounds in a 122-96 victory over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray has undergone successful surgery to repair core muscle-related injuries. He will resume basketball activities this summer.
The first-ever NBA Awards on TNT will include 6 new award categories to be presented during this year’s inaugural show, all determined by fan voting.
New York Knicks center Joakim Noah had right shoulder surgery on Wednesday to repair his rotator cuff, the team announced.
Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 for confronting a referee during live game action in Rockets’ 105-99 win over the Thunder.
Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey confirmed that Festus Ezeli will not return to the team next season.
The NBA announced that 182 players -- 137 players from colleges and 45 international players -- have filed as early entry candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it was too soon to tell when he might be able to return while dealing with chronic back pain.
Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been fined $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder in the Bulls' loss to the Celtics on April 21.