After Houston Rockets stars James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out in Thursday’s 111-106 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, an NBA official with a long, controversial history was in their crosshairs. That official: Scott Foster, a Maryland native and University of Maryland graduate.
After spending most of his first two NBA seasons buried on the bench with the Portland Trail Blazers, former Maryland standout Jake Layman has found his role as a key reserve and sometimes starter for one of the Western Conference's top teams.
One day out, it seems like Maryland guard Kevin Huerter will end up as a mid-to-late first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Forward Justin Jackson, who struggled last season due to injury, is likely to be a second round pick.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble said shooting 3-for-10 from the field and hitting seven of eight free throws against the Wolverines to help break the team¿s first two-game losing streak since before the 6-foot-3 sophomore arrived in College Park has taken him out of his mental funk.
Former Orioles draft-pick Pat Connaughton is following his dream of playing in the NBA, nearly three months into a rookie season with the Portland Trail Blazers that has seen little playing time, but in his eyes, plenty of promise.
Ending a frantic few days of courtship ¿ and perhaps cementing the Spurs as the preseason favorites to win yet another NBA title ¿ Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio and align with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts.