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Derrick Williams (basketball)

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  • Gameday preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.

    Gameday preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.
    MINNEAPOLIS — Here’s your guide to the Orlando Magic’s game tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. When: Tipoff is scheduled for 8:10 p.m. Where: Target Center, Minneapolis. TV: Fox Sports Florida. Radio: FM 96.5. Spanish-...
  • Lakers top Minnesota for first road win of 2013

    Lakers top Minnesota for first road win of 2013
    Lakers 111 - Timberwolves 100 (end of regulation) The Lakers finally broke the Minnesota Timberwolves' zone, going inside to Pau Gasol to hold on with a 111-100 win. Dwight Howard sat out, flying back to Los Angeles to get his injured shoulder...
  • Boys' basketball: The pride of La Mirada

     
    They held a community barbecue on Saturday in La Mirada, and the kid who grew up in the area, went to the local high school for four years and became a national celebrity came back to his hometown to sign......
  • Magic recover from 15-point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 102-93

    Magic recover from 15-point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 102-93
    Few NBA experts gave the Orlando Magic a chance to do anything noteworthy this season except lose — and lose often. Truth be told, there was a stretch Monday night when few people inside Amway Center thought the Magic could recover against the...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves hand the Orlando Magic a lopsided 90-75 loss

    Minnesota Timberwolves hand the Orlando Magic a lopsided 90-75 loss
    MINNEAPOLIS — The prognosticators warned there would be nights like Wednesday's. Nothing went right for the Orlando Magic against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Plagued by turnovers, errant shooting and a point discrepancy in the paint, the Magic...
  • UConn Defeats Arizona To Advance To The Final Four

    UConn Defeats Arizona To Advance To The Final Four
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Already, UConn has galvanized a state, captivated the sporting world, pieced together one of the more astonishing runs in college basketball history and even turned their 68-year-old Hall of Fame coach into a kid again. These last...
  • Question of the Day: Who will be the top five picks in the NBA draft?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the upcoming NBA draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Lisa Dillman, Los Angeles Times The latest in a......
  • College basketball: Where does former USC recruit Lamont 'MoMo' Jones' exit at Arizona leave the Wildcats?

     
    Monday night's news that Arizona guard Lamont "MoMo" Jones, the Wildcats' brash floor general during their run last season to the NCAA West Regional final, is transferring shocked many who keep close tabs on Pacific 10 (or 12) Conference hoops,......
  • What needs should the Lakers try to satisfy with the NBA draft?

     
    For every scenario that plays out in the NBA draft, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak hopes he's preparing himself for all the possibilities. "You have to know every player, you have to have an opinion on every player, and you have to know the...
  • Boys' basketball: Five locals in first round of mock NBA draft

     
    Five former local prep standouts are predicted first-round picks in the mock NBA Draft from Sports Illustrated. They are Derrick Williams from La Mirada (No. 2), Kawhi Leonard from Riverside King (No. 7), Klay Thompson from Santa Margarita (No. 17),......
  • Should the Lakers trade Pau Gasol to Minnesota?

     
    With Kobe Bryant and a large contingent of the Lakers' fan base questioning Mitch Kupchak's front-office skills, this deal suddenly validated his presence. With the public clamoring for change, this deal finally settled the uneasiness. And with the Lakers...
  • Sundays with Sondheimer: Elementary school teacher and Derrick Williams

     
    On Sundays this summer, I'm presenting my favorite videos from those I've shot over the last three years and telling the back story. In 2009, I went to find out how the basketball coach at La Mirada, Larry Kaupang, could......