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  • Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings

    Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings
    Most Sundays, my goal for the Cheap Seats is to provide you with a Page 2 escape from the heavy issues that often dominate both Page 1 of the sports section and Page 1 of the newspaper. Most Sundays, our hearts are light here. Most Sundays . . . Not...
  • Batum ready for fresh start, expanded role with Hornets

    Soon as Nicolas Batum learned he'd been traded to Charlotte, he called fellow Frenchman Boris Diaw for the low-down. Diaw told Batum where to go and where to eat . So Friday at Batum's introductory news conference, someone asked Batum if he'd start...
  • Sideline Chatter: This Nationals giveaway will grow on you

    Tired of collecting the same old bobbleheads? You might want to be in D.C. on Aug. 5. That's when the Nationals will host Jayson Werth Chia Night, with the first 20,000 fans getting a bust of the hirsute Washington outfielder that grows a Chia beard....
  • Frank Kaminsky goes ninth overall in NBA draft to Charlotte

    Frank Kaminsky goes ninth overall in NBA draft to Charlotte
    Another draft, another Big Ten power forward for the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets passed on a shooting guard to take Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, graduated from Benet Academy in Lisle, with the ninth pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. The 7-foot-...
  • The Latest: Can't wait for history? Winners, losers in draft

    The Latest from the NBA draft at Barclays Center in New York (All times local): 1:01 a.m. History will judge. For those who can't wait, here's the winners and losers from Thursday night's NBA draft. Winners: Team: Minnesota Timberwolves. No,...
  • NBA teams continue to go big with draft picks

    NBA teams continue to go big with draft picks
    Small ball was supposed to be all the rage in the NBA after the Golden State Warriors benched center Andrew Bogut on the way to their first championship in 40 years. A bevy of big men poked their heads back into the proceedings Thursday night, showing...
  • Heat fans ecstatic about Justise Winslow pick

    Heat fans ecstatic about Justise Winslow pick
    The applause began well before the pick was even made. The estimated 5,000 fans at AmericanAirlines Arena to watch Thursday's NBA draft began to cheer the moment the Charlotte Hornets selected Frank Kaminsky out of Wisconsin at No. 9. At that point,...
  • Grizzlies acquire Matt Barnes from Charlotte Hornets

    The Memphis Grizzlies acquired forward Matt Barnes from the Charlotte Hornets for guard Luke Ridnour, who later was sent to Oklahoma City. The Grizzlies announced the trade Thursday, and the Thunder said shortly after they had acquired Ridnour and a...
  • On The Fly: How Good Will Towns Be? We Will See

    On The Fly: How Good Will Towns Be? We Will See
    We'll check back in 10 years to see how historic a night it was. But for now, let's just say the selection of Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick of the NBA draft by Minnesota was not unexpected. We'll see whether his star eventually ascends...
  • Pistons take Arizona SF Stanley Johnson 8th in NBA draft

    Detroit Pistons Stan Van Gundy president promised to take the best player available with the eighth pick of the first round Thursday night. And former Arizona standout Stanley Johnson is the player the Pistons deemed the best player available. The...
  • Pistons interested in Batum before trade to Hornets

    If you want an example of the type of small forward the Detroit Pistons will target when the NBA free agency period kicks off next week, take a look at Nicolas Batum. Batum was traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday....