| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon took the two little turtle figurines out of his coat pocket and placed them on the table in front of him. Alex Len, whose mother Juliya had given Turgeon the figurines when her then 18-year-old son first committed to the Terps,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Is Alex Len definitely leaving for the NBA and has his status gone up after he finished the season...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature the day after Maryland basketball games. We will recap what was said in the news conference afterward by Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and his players. We will give some of our own insight into what...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Aug 27, 2014
Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Sam Hinkie insists he never talked about acquiring Anthony Bennett from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
"I can tell you unequivocally we didn't have any conversations about (Bennett)," Hinkie said during a 30-minute...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:11 PM
LeBron James has added Kevin Love in Cleveland. Pat Riley has reloaded in Miami. So how have the betting lines readjusted? Here's how, per Bovada.lv:
Odds to win 2015 NBA Championship
Cleveland Cavaliers 5/2
San Antonio Spurs ...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
After a 27-win season, the Lakers are not a favorite to win the NBA title this coming year.
According to gambling website Bovada, the Lakers have just 66-1 odds of winning the championship in 2015.
While the Lakers should certainly be better than they...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Kobe Bryant has fallen behind Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant, at least according to 38 rookies polled by NBA.com.
After receiving 21.2% of the vote a year ago to the question, "Who is your favorite player in the league?" -- Bryant received 19.4%...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:32 PM
In the professional debuts of rookies Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton, the Orlando Magic beat the Philadelphia 76ers 83-77 Saturday on the opening day of the Orlando Pro Summer League.
Gordon, the fourth pick in last month’s draft, scored seven...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:15 PM
On Friday, the Orlando Sentinel reported that the Orlando Magic have attempted to move up (and have considered moving down) in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The parameters of a potential deal have become more clear recently.
The Magic supposedly have offered...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The question isn't why the NBA would try to stop the 76ers from tanking. The question is why the league hadn't tried sooner.
This is, after all, a franchise that signed Kenny Thomas to a seven-year, $50 million contract in 2003; that signed Brian Skinner...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise.
The only question now is how patient a notoriously impatient fan base is...