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Andrew Wiggins making himself at home in Minnesota

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/aug/26/278076/ NBA rules kept incoming rookie Andrew Wiggins in trade limbo all summer. Once the one-and-done Kansas University standout signed his first NBA contract with Cleveland, the Cavs couldn't deal him for 30 days. Well, the uncertainty and embargo that mired the 19-year-old's time since becoming the No. 1 overall ...

Rom-com: Things 'going pretty well' with Joel Embiid and Rihanna

Benton Smith

It's not going to take long for one-and-done Kansas University center Joel Embiid to become a fan favorite in the NBA. The gregarious 7-footer from Cameroon began heading down that road within days of becoming the No. 3 overall draft pick of the Philadelphia 76ers. He first made a splash ...

Embiid and Wiggins spend a day in front of cameras at rookie photo shoot

Benton Smith

http://instagram.com/p/rPVtAixh23/ The NBA gathered up almost 40 members of its 2014 draft class this weekend in New York for a rookie photo shoot. Kansas University products Andrew Wiggins — Cleveland's No. 1 overall pick — and Joel Embiid — Philadelphia's No. 3 pick — of course featured prominently in the ...

'Boogie' backs Ben McLemore, expects progress

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jul/17/276466/ No NBA rookie comes into the league and figures everything out in the span of 82 games. But some assimilate faster than others. Kansas University lottery picks Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid will find that out soon enough. For proof, they could just examine the still young career of ...

The Gambler: Paul Pierce betting on young Wizards

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jul/14/276375/ Paul Pierce must be in the gambling mood this summer. http://twitter.com/paulpierce34/status/486237479423315968 After [surviving for three days at the World Series of Poker Main Event][1] last week in Las Vegas, finishing around 800th, the 16-year veteran out of Kansas University shocked many NBA observers when news surfaced late Saturday night ...

Jeff Withey building bulk, confidence after rookie season

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jul/12/276344/ With his rookie year behind him, New Orleans center Jeff Withey wasted little time addressing his shortcomings — all of which he discovered existed the hard way, by getting pushed around inside — from his first tour of the NBA. Kansas University’s career leader in blocked shots (311), the ...

Las Vegas a showcase for Andrew Wiggins, other KU products

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jul/08/276208/ While Las Vegas became the center of the NBA universe this week, [thanks to the arrival of the most sought after free agent on the planet, LeBron James][1], it will remain the league's epicenter for the next 11 days as far less known players try to make names for ...

Ben McLemore not sweating Kings' latest draft selection

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jun/12/275058/ Considering his team, the Sacramento Kings, had just selected a shooting guard — the same position at which he started 55 games as a rookie — with the eighth overall pick in the NBA Draft, Kansas University product Ben McLemore played it cool on draft night. A year removed ...

Chalmers, six other KU products hit free agency market

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jun/30/275856/ Most NBA free agents can't wait for July 1. Shortly after midnight, the league's 30 teams can begin their full-court, offseasson press, courting the players they hope to throw multi-million dollar salaries at. The start of free agency figures to bring equal parts anticipation and uncertainty to unrestricted free ...

2014 NBA Draft recap: Wiggins and Embiid snatched up in first three picks

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jun/26/275713/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_-rt0PlgzQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6xKILSPKDk **11:07 p.m. Update:** In all, 60 players heard their names called in the 2014 NBA Draft. Neither Kansas University one-and-done star — Andrew Wiggins nor Joel Embiid — had to wait to find out what city they'll call home. Cleveland took Wiggins first overall, and two picks ...

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