After a stellar run through the postseason, the Journal-World has learned that Kansas sophomore Malik Newman is headed to the NBA Draft and will be forgoing his remaining eligibility at KU. After a long conversation with Newman’s father, Horatio Webster, it became clear that his son had made the decision to turn pro after two seasons and three years as a college athlete. KU officials confirmed the news just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday via a press release announcing Newman’s departure.
May 22, 2018 | 11:04 pm EDT Update
Vincent Ellis: Also, it’s highly likely Dwane Casey will be a candidate for the coaching opening … as soon as they fill the president of basketball ops post. Time frame for president spot? Sometime around the first week of June.
May 22, 2018 | 8:39 pm EDT Update
Marc Stein: The Suns have brought former Knicks coach Mike Woodson to Phoenix to discuss joining new coach Igor Kokoskov’s staff as top assistant, league sources say. @Gambo987 said on his radio show today that the decision has already been made to hire Woodson