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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament

    Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament
    The second round of the NCAA tournament concluded on Friday with a number of top NBA draft prospects ousted far earlier than expected. Duke's Jabari Parker could be the No. 1 pick in June NBA's draft (or at least top three) but the Mercer Bears, a...
  • Lakers' struggles could lead to strong prospect in NBA draft

    At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs. On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick. Currently, the Lakers have the...
  • Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8

    Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8
    The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4). Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...
  • Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament

    Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament
    At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft. A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week. Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...
  • Kansas falls, Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid out of NCAA tournament

    More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play. The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament. Both are...
  • 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...
  • Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery

    Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery
    Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery. With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league. A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
  • Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight

    Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight
    Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight. Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...