| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Potential setbacks lined the shelves of Albertsons grocery store. Cookies and ice cream tempted Jordan Williams from the shelves of the Las Vegas supermarket.
Williams, a 6-foot-8, 261-pound soon-to-be professional basketball player, was in the midst...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
JOSHUA C. SELBY
Shooting Guard/Point Guard
University of Kansas Jayhawks
Lake Clifton High School
DeMatha High School
The John Carroll School
Regarded as the elite incoming player in college basketball...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Several months ago, Josh Selby was talking on the phone to mentor Carmelo Anthony. It was just a friendly conversation between two men who know exactly what it feels like to be a basketball prodigy from inner city Baltimore.
Anthony, a four-time NBA all-...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:36 PM
February 4, 2012
It's late in the first half of a tournament game, more than 3,000 basketball fans have filled the auditorium, and as the Patterson High Clippers of Baltimore toss the ball inbounds and head up the court, a spectator leans over to...
| Jul 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. — One of the more telling moments from the Morris twins' three years at Kansas happened in March in the first half of an NCAA tournament game against Illinois.
The game was tight, and neither team had found its footing. The ball...
| Jul 5, 2011
Owners in for long haul
Here's how long the NBA lockout will last: Until David Stern wins.
Too many new-blood owners entered during the fat-cat days of the NBA, only to see the economic downturn shrink their franchise...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:14 PM
LeBron James is poised to take his talents to Baltimore.
Amid the recent flurry of face-offs between leading pro-am leagues during the NBA lockout, the Miami Heat forward has said he will join a group of NBA stars that Tuesday will represent the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Isiah Thomas can recall facing Maryland once in his college basketball career, as a sophomore guard at Indiana in the NCAA tournament "the year we won it."
That would have been in 1981, when the Hoosiers crushed the Terps by 35 points in the second...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:46 PM
When Pe'Son Howard broke his left foot early during one of Maryland's preseason practices, many wondered whether the sophomore point guard would be back by the time Atlantic Coast Conference season began in January. There was even talk of Howard...
| Jan 18, 2012
Todd M. Adams
Recently, USA Basketball took a different approach to choosing its roster, giving more thought to building a cohesive team.
That is why the biggest name left off the team is bound to come from the NBA's...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Poor Carmelo Anthony. He got what he wished for last season and was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks. Ungodly gobs of money and recognition was awaiting the Baltimore native's arrival in New York. But something awkward happened on his...
| Feb 14, 2012
He's good, but no star
Jeremy Lin is the real deal — as long as the expectation is NBA rotation player and not star.
There's a reason Lin went undrafted, got cut and sat low on the depth chart until recently. And,...