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  • Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas

    Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas
    Baltimore Sun producer-editor Jonas Shaffer and reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Could the Terps have used former Temple forward and much-sought-after transfer target Anthony Lee, a...
  • Maryland angle: 'Melo sets records as U.S. smashes Nigeria in men's basketball

    Maryland angle: 'Melo sets records as U.S. smashes Nigeria in men's basketball
    As if the U.S. needed to shoot well, too. They're already the top men's basketball team in the Olympics, able to drive and dunk and put up a display better than anybody. So they drove a stake through Nigeria in a preliminary game, 156-73, making a...
  • Ex-Terp Steve Blake played crucial role in Lakers making NBA playoffs

    Ex-Terp Steve Blake played crucial role in Lakers making NBA playoffs
    Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
  • U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

    U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil
    — There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
  • Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team

    Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team
    As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago. Ewing was one...
  • Dream Team vs. 2012 U.S. Olympic team: Who would win?

    Dream Team vs. 2012 U.S. Olympic team: Who would win?
    The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide. I for one, being of sound mind and...
  • Will the Grizzlies reach Western Conference finals?

    Memphis on a mission K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
  • If there's a season, who will win next NBA title?

    Race is wide open Broderick Turner Los Angeles Times It would be easy to say the Heat will be the favorite. It would be easy to say the Mavericks will repeat because they now have the know-how. But in reality, it will be wide open. The Heat, if they...
  • Which NBA team did best at trade deadline?

    L.A. comes out ahead Shandel Richardson Sun Sentinel The city of Los Angeles was the biggest winner at the trade deadline. The Clippers and Lakers both made deals that moved them closer to competing with the Thunder. The Clippers acquired Nick...
  • Which teams will play in the NBA Finals?

    Thunder and Bulls Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune I'll take the team with the Big Three, but not the LeBron-Wade-Bosh combo. I'll go with the Durant-Westbrook-Harden triumvirate that makes the Thunder an even more lethal offensive club than the...
  • Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round

    Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round
    There’s not been a lot to cheer about for Maryland basketball fans the past couple of years -- most notably two seasons without a postseason invitation and Terrell Stoglin’s misguided decision-making off the court that recently ended the...
  • Who will win the title, the Heat or Thunder?

    Thunder too talented Ira Winderman Sun Sentinel Thunder in six. If Chris Bosh were fully healthy, there might be an issue of overall talent. The Thunder simply come from too many directions with too many weapons. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will have...