Bucks GM: No knee procedure needed for Giannis

Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn’t need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee the two-time MVP hyperextended during the team’s NBA title run.

Sources: OKC gets first-rounder, Favors from Jazz

The Thunder, who already have 12 first-round picks above and beyond their own over the next five drafts, picked up another future No. 1 and center Derrick Favors from Utah for a future second-rounder, sources told ESPN.

Colangelo defends Team USA, predicts gold

Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo knows things haven’t gone as planned this summer with a volatile roster and some shaky performance on the floor. But he was emphatic that a fourth consecutive gold medal is still there for the team to take.

NBA selects late Kentucky guard Clarke with pick

Commissioner Adam Silver paused the draft and invited Terrence Clarke’s mother, sister and brother onto the stage, as the NBA selected Clarke — giving him the honor he would’ve received had the tragedy earlier this year not taken place.