Sports briefs: Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans
Iowa hoops lands guard Evelyn, Valparaiso grad transfer
It begins: NBA free agency finally starts today
NBA: Coaches likely to get 1 challenge per game next season
Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, gets emotional as he accepts the most valuable player award at the NBA Awards on Monday in Santa Monica, Calif.
NBA: Raptors president 'confident' Leonard will return to champs
Larry Bird (left) and Earvin “Magic” Johnson share a laugh at am April 6, 2009 news conference. Bird is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award along with Johnson, his rival-turned-friend with whom he competed in some of the most important events in basketball history.
Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher, as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in San Diego. More former SEALs were expected to testify on Thursday in the case against Gallagher, who has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder stemming from his 2017 tour of duty in Iraq. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
North Carolina's Coby White walks onstage after the Chicago Bulls selected him as the seventh overall in the NBA basketball draft Thursday, June 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Duke’s Zion Williamson (right) poses for photographs with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the New Orleans Pelicans as the first pick during the NBA basketball draft on Thursday in New York.
A Haitian woman carries her daughter as she waits outside the Mexican Commission for Migrant Assistance office on Thursday to get the documents they need to allow them to stay in Mexico, in Tapachula.
FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, "Jeopardy!" sensation James Holzhauer speaks after being presented with a key to the Las Vegas Strip in front of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign in Las Vegas. The Nielsen company says that 14.5 million people watched Holzhauer's final show on June 3. That's when the professional gambler from Las Vegas was beaten after 32 consecutive wins and more than $2.4 million in prize money. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
Zion Williamson, a freshman from Duke, attends the NBA Draft media availability on Wednesday in New York. The basketball draft will be held today.
Jaxson Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in the NBA draft.
Big man? Point guard? Trade? The Bulls get ready to feel the draft
Memphis (Tenn.) police brace against the crowd Wednesday night as protesters took to the streets of the Frayser community in anger over the shooting of a man by U.S. Marshals earlier in the evening.
The Dallas Wings re-signed AP Player of the Year Megan Gustafson today. At Iowa, the 6-foot-3 center who played her high school ball in Wisconsin led the nation in scoring for the second straight season, averaging 27.9 points, and became the fourth player to reach 1,000 points in a year. She won The Associated Press women's college basketball player of the year award.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry shoots during a team practice in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday.
Defections, transfers and a key injury made this the most chaotic offseason in coach Fran McCaffery’s decade-long tenure at Iowa. But that doesn’t mean the Hawkeyes are in for a down season in 2019-20.
Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) drives to the net between Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (left) and center Marc Gasol during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday.
Raptors fever runs hot across Canada during NBA Finals
Kansas adds Iowa guard Moss as graduate transfer
Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) celebrates his 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors, next to forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the second half of Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
Musician R. Kelly departs the Leighton Criminal Court building after pleading not guilty to 11 additional sex-related charges, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
College basketball: NCAA moving 3-point line back to international distance
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry smiles as he shoots free throws during practice for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday in Oakland, Calif. Game 3 of the NBA Finals is tonight.
The Golden State Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins ties up the Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday in Toronto. The Warriors won, 109-104, to even the series at 1-1.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday in Toronto. The Raptors beat the Warriors, 118-109.
Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Washington, about the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
In this Monday, May 20, 2019, photo, shoppers visit a Huawei store in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a motion in U.S. court challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecom equipment. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard hoists the trophy after the Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 100-94, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday in Toronto. The Raptors advanced to the NBA Finals.