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  • Jia Perkins hits late 3, Stars beat Mercury for 1st win

    Jia Perkins made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 24.6 seconds left to help San Antonio beat the Phoenix Mercury 76-71 on Thursday night for the Stars' first win of the season. Perkins scored nine of her 13 points in the fourth quarter as San Antonio (1-6)...
  • Georgia State's R.J. Hunter goes 28ththn NBA draft to Celtics

    Georgia State's R.J. Hunter was selected by Boston with the 28th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Hunter, a 6-foot-6 guard, was an AP All-American honorable mention last season after averaging a career-high 19.7 points. He left...
  • Timberwolves pick Kentucky's Towns No. 1 overall, trade for Duke's Jones

    As expected, the newest member of the Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns. Then, in an unexpected move, the Timberwolves traded for former Apple Valley star Tyus Jones by sending their two picks in the second round Nos. 31 and 36 overall to Cleveland,...
  • Celtics Take Louisville Guard Rozier

    BOSTON — The Boston Celtics made a surprise pick in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night when they took guard Terry Rozier from Louisville with the 16th pick. At 6-feet-1 and 190 pounds, Rozier lacks bulk like several of Boston's other...
  • Nuggets select Mudiay with pick No. 7 in NBA draft

    Emmanuel Mudiay's basketball journey will now take him to the Rockies. The Denver Nuggets took the former Texas high school product with the seventh pick in the NBA draft. Mudiay, a 6-4 guard, originally committed to SMU out of high school before...
  • Milwaukee Bucks' Billy McKinney takes a look at former CLC player

    Milwaukee Bucks' Billy McKinney takes a look at former CLC player
    Spraying to all fields … Though it was the longest of long shots, just the fact that a former College of Lake County basketball player's name was in the NBA draft conversation should be considered a positive for the program. After graduating...
  • Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor over D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor over D'Angelo Russell
    The Lakers are leaning toward selecting Jahlil Okafor in Thursday's NBA draft, The Times has learned, giving the Duke center a late edge over Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell. The front office has debated which player to take, liking the...
  • Laguna boys' hoops team has hot start in summer

    Laguna boys' hoops team has hot start in summer
    The Laguna Beach High boys' basketball team got off to a hot start in summer play. The Breakers battled their way through seven games in a five-day period in games played at the Corona del Mar Tournament, Godinez Summer League and Dana Hills Summer...
  • Sun Realize It's Much More Fun When You're Winning

    Sun Realize It's Much More Fun When You're Winning
    UNCASVILLE – Aside from the pride of being on a six-game winning streak that has propelled them to the top of Eastern Conference, the Connecticut Sun seem to be powered by a different vibe than the first two teams coached by Anne Donovan. "You...
  • After No. 1 pick, NBA draft remains full of intrigue

    After No. 1 pick, NBA draft remains full of intrigue
    The NBA draft is expected to deliver its typical plot twists, with enough surprise picks Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to force players and general managers to stay alert. One of the few sure things seems to be the selection of Kentucky...
  • Lakers' trade discussions for Kings' DeMarcus Cousins said to be continuing

    Lakers' trade discussions for Kings' DeMarcus Cousins said to be continuing
    The Lakers and Sacramento Kings continue to discuss a trade for Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Lakers' offer includes the second overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft and "might be the...