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  • Doug McDermott, Aaron Gordon take part in spirited workout for Lakers

    The Lakers held a spirited workout for NBA draft prospects on Wednesday afternoon, featuring forwards Doug McDermott and Aaron Gordon. "We really got after it," said McDermott, a 6-foot-8 senior from Creighton.  "I thought it was a great day." "It was...
  • Costly win over Utah Jazz drops Lakers in lottery standings

    The Lakers climbed to 26 wins on Monday night, defeating the Utah Jazz, 119-104, behind a big night from Nick Young. In beating the Jazz, the Lakers lost the chance to finish the season tied with Utah at 25 wins. The Jazz (24-57) have the fourth-worst...
  • After 50th loss, Lakers in 6th position for NBA draft lottery

    The Lakers lost their 50th game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 107-102 to the Sacramento Kings (27-48). Given the Lakers (25-50) have been long eliminated from the playoffs, the worse they do in the standings, the higher their position in the...
  • Lakers finish the season with the sixth pick in the NBA draft lottery

    The Lakers finished the 2013-14 regular season with two straight wins, finishing at 27-55. The last two victories, over the Utah Jazz (25-57) and San Antonio Spurs (62-20) were costly, dipping the Lakers to sixth position in the NBA draft lottery. The...
  • Kentucky forward Julius Randle declares for NBA draft

    Kentucky forward Julius Randle declares for NBA draft
    Kentucky forward Julius Randle has declared for the NBA draft. "I've been blessed and fortunate to be put in a position to have to have decisions. A big decision for me is whether to declare for the NBA draft or not," Randle said in a press conference...
  • NBA mock draft and lottery odds

    NBA mock draft and lottery odds
    The NBA's regular season ends April 16, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock draft picks from current...
  • NBA lottery odds and mock draft

    NBA lottery odds and mock draft
    The NBA's regular season ends Wednesday, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery on May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock draft picks from current...
  • Cleaves sees similarities in 2000 MSU title team, Florida Gators.

    Cleaves sees similarities in 2000 MSU title team, Florida Gators.
    Mateen Cleaves sees a familiarity with Florida’s basketball team. As the point guard for Michigan State during the Spartans’ national championship run in 2000, Cleaves sees similarities between his team and the current Gators squad....
  • Fan incidents create their own March Madness

    Fan incidents create their own March Madness
    Some people sure know how to put the dumb in fandom. How else do you explain a ‘fan’ running onto the court during Thursday night’s UC-Santa Barbara-Hawaii men’s basketball game and confronting Hawaii coach Gib Arnold? The...
  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart suspended three games for pushing fan

    Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's All-American guard, has been suspended three games by the Big 12 Conference for going into the stands and shoving a Texas Tech fan near the end of the 19th-ranked Cowboys' 65-61 loss Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas, the...
  • Loss of Kobe Bryant for six weeks could lead to Lakers' gain in 2014

     Loss of Kobe Bryant for six weeks could lead to Lakers' gain in 2014
    At first glance, it was an announcement draped in sadness, the lateral tibial plateau that stole Christmas. Six games into his comeback from a left torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant's left leg has buckled under the strain. After Bryant worked eight...