Basketball

Matur Maker to skip college, enter NBA draft

Matur Maker, the younger brother of Thon Maker, will skip college and enter the 2018 NBA draft, his guardian told ESPN on Friday. Thon Maker did the same in 2016, bypassing the college route and getting selected 10th by the Milwaukee Bucks. Matur Maker just turned 20 years old, according to his guardian Ed Smith, […]

Hockey

Patience pays off: Jets reap rewards of focus on draft, development

Kevin Cheveldayoff knows if the circumstances were different, he might have been out of a job a few years ago. Tasked with overseeing the rebirth of the Winnipeg Jets as a rookie NHL general manager when they returned to the hockey-mad city in 2011, the club has made the playoffs just once under his watch. […]

Basketball

Adam Silver, NBPA chief discuss one-and-done draft rule with Commission on College Basketball

11:48 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN With momentum gathering to reshape the one-and-done draft entry rule, NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts met with the new Commission on College Basketball in Washington on Thursday, league sources told ESPN. Silver and Roberts delivered the league and union perspectives on issues facing the basketball […]