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  • Big men are likely top picks, but NBA execs might want to think smaller

    NBA teams proved their belief that bigger always is better by selecting a center or forward or a 6-foot-9 point guard named Magic Johnson first overall in every draft except one from 1977 until 2008. That's when the Chicago Bulls signaled a coming sea...
  • Karl-Anthony Towns says there is 'no promise' from T-Wolves

    Karl-Anthony Towns has heard his name connected to the Timberwolves for the upcoming NBA draft for more than a month now, with the Kentucky big man seemingly destined to land in Minnesota on Thursday night. Even after a report surfaced Monday that the...
  • Will Sixers GM Sam Hinkie continue to surprise in NBA Draft?

     Will Sixers GM Sam Hinkie continue to surprise in NBA Draft?
    Perhaps Sam Hinkie's first two NBA Drafts provide clues to what he'll do with the Philadelphia 76ers' No. 3 overall pick Thursday night. The common threads with Hinkie's initial two top-6 selections are that he took a pair of big men (Nerlens Noel and...
  • West Aurora's Brian Johnson gets first win over East

    West Aurora's Brian Johnson gets first win over East
    One week into his new gig, Brian Johnson has his first East-West game under his belt. "That was fun at 8 in the morning," the new West Aurora boys basketball coach said Saturday, shortly after his Blackhawks rallied from a 10-point deficit late in the...
  • E'Twaun Moore works toward expanded role with Bulls

    E'Twaun Moore works toward expanded role with Bulls
    After the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated the Bulls in the semifinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs in six games, E'Twaun Moore took two weeks off to regroup and decompress. But by the time the calendar turned to June, he was back in the gym. "I'm...
  • Star Track: Quinn McDowell

    Star Track: Quinn McDowell
    Quinn McDowell, one of the top basketball players in William and Mary history, spent the 2014-15 season with Palencia in Spain's Gold league. He played in 25 games, averaging 11.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest for a squad that finished 14-14. He...
  • Eubanks signs with Alabama after long battle

    Eubanks signs with Alabama after long battle
    Kobie Eubanks provided his own long-awaited closure Monday when he signed with the University of Alabama. The four-star shooting guard played three years at American Heritage before transferring to Our Savior New American School in Centereach, N.Y. for...
  • Warriors set for another run, Cavaliers look to build on year, get healthy

    Warriors set for another run, Cavaliers look to build on year, get healthy
    Rematch, anybody? The first four games of the NBA Finals were fascinating, not necessarily works of art but vastly entertaining as the teams forged a 2-2 tie and ABC continually declared it a ratings bonanza. Against the backdrop of two starving...
  • Boatright Likely A Long Shot To Hear Name Called At NBA Draft

    Boatright Likely A Long Shot To Hear Name Called At NBA Draft
    Numbers don't lie, but they can sometimes deceive. When Ryan Boatright lined up for measurements at the NBA draft combine in May, he was the shortest player, with the shortest wingspan. "When you're this size, all you have to have is a lot of heart," he...
  • Star-Telegram's top performances in NBA Finals history

    The long NBA season finally came to an end late Tuesday night when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-95 to win the best-of-seven series 4-2. But there was a surprise twist to the title: Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was voted...
  • Wait and see for McDaniel's Martin on new NCAA women's basketball rules

    Every new season brings some sort of change for McDaniel women's basketball coach Becky Martin, but she and the Green Terror are heading into the unknown when they take the court in the fall. The NCAA Women's Basketball Rules Committee recently approved...