Late addition to the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, league sources say: North Carolina's Theo Pinson. The 6-foot-6 guard has ability to play and defend multiple positions and had standout career at UNC that included 2017 NCAA title.
Sources: San Diego State freshman Jalen McDaniels will declare for the 2018 NBA Draft, without an agent for now. McDaniels, a 6-foot-10 forward, emerged for SDSU late in season in front of NBA execs, in run to the NCAA tournament.
Tough debut for Billy Preston in Bosnia. Had 3 fouls in 6 minutes, scoring 2 points on 1/3 shooting with 2 assists, 1 rebound and 1 steal in Igokea's home win over second-tier Croatian team Zadar in the Adriatic League.
Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum have received most of the rookie attention, but Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has also been terrific. Averaging 17.5 points and shooting 38 percent from deep. Simmons leads rookies in scoring (17.7), rebounding (9.5) and assists (7.5).
After the NCAA declined to comment for our series on college athletics and sports betting, an NCAA employee emailed today wanting to make sure we saw their new release. If I may boil it down for you, dear reader, it says diddly squat. https://t.co/Uti6ysWJf1