Perry Ellis, the former Kansas Jayhawks forward from Wichita who just completed a stint with the Milwaukee Bucks summer league team, will play professional basketball in Germany this season on a one-year contract.
Charlie Moore will play in four exhibition basketball games for a USA East Coast all-star team,coached by former KU coach Larry Brown, and David McCormack six games for a Global Sports Academy team in Belgium in August. Moore is a KU sophomore guard and McCormack is an incoming freshman forward.
This Bill Self-coached Kansas Jayhawks basketball team shouldn’t just improve in one area defensively during the 2018-19 college basketball season; instead, it probably should be the best defensive rebounding team Self has ever had.
The LA Lakers’ Svi Mykhailiuk scored 10 points against Portland in the championship game of the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League on Tuesday in Las Vegas. The 6-8 former KU guard earned second-team all-summer league honors for runner-up LA.
Ben McLemore, a former first-round draft pick of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, was re-acquired by Sacramento in a trade with Memphis on Tuesday. He signed a two-year free-agent contract with Memphis last offseason.
Kai Jones, a senior forward from Brewster Academy, received a scholarship offer from Kansas on Tuesday, Rivals.com reported. Jones, the No. 123-rated player in the recruiting Class of 2019 according to Rivals.com, is a Bahamas native.
Former KU forward Svi Mykhailiuk scored 31 points and ex-Jayhawks guard Malik Newman had four in the Los Angeles Lakers’ semifinal victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Las Vegas NBA Summer League semifinals on Monday night.
No team in college football can play the underdog role as accurately as Kansas this season. The Jayhawks are 3-33 over the past three years and have lost 46 straight road games. Can KU make that disrespect work in their favor?
Kansas targets Cole Anthony and Precious Achiuwa are both priorities to KU Jayhawks basketball coach Bill Self but have made their crystal balls cloudy by refusing to publicly comment on the schools recruiting them.
Wichita native and Kansas basketball player Perry Ellis is still pursuing his dream of playing in the NBA. He recently played with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2018 Summer League and is open still to playing professionally overseas in Europe.
Chandler Lawson, the brother of Kansas players Dedric Lawson and K.J. Lawson, will play his final year of high school basketball at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. He had won three state titles at Memphis East in Tennessee.
Former KU forward Darrell Arthur has been traded from Denver to the Brooklyn Nets, according to reports. Cleveland rookie Billy Preston, meanwhile, says his plan was always to be a one-and-done college player at KU.
We’re back for another Kansas Jayhawks Q&A, which this week includes questions about David Beaty, KU football, KU basketball, Lagerald Vick, recruiting, Svi Mykhailiuk, Silvio De Sousa, Bill Self and FBI’s investigation into college basketball.