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  • Heat sign G Drew

    The Sports Xchange Heat sign G Drew The Miami Heat signed guard Larry Drew II on Monday. Drew is expected to be added to the Heat's NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Drew appeared in 11 games (two starts) with the Heat during...
  • Heat sign guard Drew, with D-League assignment to follow

    Heat sign guard Drew, with D-League assignment to follow
    In a move typical of the NBA personnel process at this time of the year, the Miami Heat on Monday signed point guard Larry Drew II, ostensibly to turn around and waive him and then add him to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls...
  • Boys' basketball: Larry Drew II is signed by Miami Heat

    Former Woodland Hill Taft and UCLA guard Larry Drew II has been signed by the Miami Heat. Drew, the 2008 City Section player of the year, appeared in 11 games with the Heat during the Orlando and Las Vegas summer league. He spent the 2013-14 season...
  • Five takeaways from Lakers' victory over Utah Jazz

    The Lakers trailed the Utah Jazz by 22 points and another exhibition embarrassment was on the way. Or so it appeared. Instead, the Lakers started playing defense and took a 98-91 victory Sunday at Staples Center. 1. The Lakers had 17 steals against...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 10/20 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships early rounds: Maria Sharapova vs. Caroline Wozniacki, then Petra Kvitova vs. Agnieszka Radwanska.--Tennis Ch. 9:30 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 2011: Bethel vs. Hampton (girls, then boys at 11).--LSC 48 12:30 p.m.   ...
  • While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season

    While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season
    The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade. The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair. Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...
  • Wade ready to go on attack, when given the call

    Wade ready to go on attack, when given the call
    The numbers indicate a passive approach, nothing like the aggression needed to inspire hope in the wake of LeBron James' free-agency defection. Just 17 free throws in five preseason appearances. Fewer rebounds than three of the team's other guards. A...
  • ASK IRA: Could Norris Cole be squeezed by point glut?

    ASK IRA: Could Norris Cole be squeezed by point glut?
    Q: Both Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier have to play, almost for the same reason: Pat Riley has to see what he has. So where does Mario Chalmers fit in? -- Al, Coral Gables. A: It's sort of shocking how the outlook has changed regarding a player who...
  • Manny Pacquiao makes pro basketball debut in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao makes pro basketball debut in Philippines
    Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday in the Philippine Basketball Assn., and the best thing that can be said is that the player-coach led his team to a victory. He did so primarily by staying off the court in...
  • Kings pick up option on McLemore's deal

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with 3 players being waived Kings pick up option on McLemore's deal The Sacramento Kings picked up the 2015-16 option on guard Ben McLemore's contract, the team announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not...
  • Lakers' week in review

    The Lakers split a pair of preseason games against the Utah Jazz while trying to get healthy before the team's Oct. 28 regular season opener against the Houston Rockets. After badly losing two straight to the Golden State Warriors last week, the...