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Georgetown’s L.J. Peak didn’t get picked in the NBA Draft, but he signed a free agent deal with the Houston Rockets on Friday. The deal does not guarantee a spot on the 15-man roster, but Peak will play on the Rockets’ Summer League team. “Has been a childhood dream and it’s finally coming true,” Peak told GoUpstate.com. “It broke my heart a little because I always wanted to get drafted, but at the end of the
Photo Courtesy: Philly.com The Boston Celtics have agreed to trade the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and future first round picks, according to TNT’s David Aldridge. Trade between Philly and Boston will be finalized on Monday, per source. Sides have agreed. Sixers will get first pick and take Fultz. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 18, 2017 The Sixers are expected to take former
Point Guard Melo Trimble sprints at the NBA Draft combine. (Photo Courtesy: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) With the Washington Wizards season coming to a bitter end by the hands of the Boston Celtics last week, the team now shifts their focus to the offseason, and the NBA Draft where they hope to find players that will provide bench support. Since the Wizards traded their first round pick at the trade deadline to the Brooklyn Nets for
Washington guard Markelle Fultz has expressed interest in playing for Boston. (Photo Courtesy: Seattle Times) Right after the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards in game seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the organization with a promising future picked up another win as they nabbed the first overall pick in the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday. The Celtics, who received the 2017 first-round pick from the Brooklyn Nets via trade, entered the draft lottery with
Photo Courtesy: UM Terps Melo Trimble’s basketball career at Maryland is officially over as he announced Wednesday that he will be entering the NBA Draft. “I am confident and excited to pursue an opportunity to play in the NBA,” Trimble said in a press release.  “I am proud of what my teammates and I were able to accomplish these past three seasons at Maryland.” Trimble averaged 15.9 points per game during his three years in College
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