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Derrick Williams (basketball)

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  • Former Terps star Vasquez helps St. Frances prepare as he awaits word on NBA season

    Former Terps star Vasquez helps St. Frances prepare as he awaits word on NBA season
    Just before his Under Armour team was about to tip off against St. Frances in an exhibition Monday afternoon, Greivis Vasquez went over to two of the game officials to voice a complaint. "Hey, these guys are wearing Nikes," the former Maryland basketball...
  • Magic recover from 15-point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 102-93

    Magic recover from 15-point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 102-93
    Few NBA experts gave the Orlando Magic a chance to do anything noteworthy this season except lose — and lose often. Truth be told, there was a stretch Monday night when few people inside Amway Center thought the Magic could recover against the...
  • Team of Under Armour NBA players to play exhibition game at St. Frances

    Team of Under Armour NBA players to play exhibition game at St. Frances
    Several NBA players will be in Baltimore on Tuesday for an exhibition game at St. Frances. Dwayne Wise, Under Armour B'more Finest's director of basketball operations, told The Sun that a team of Under Armour-sponsored pros will take on a team made up...
  • Basketball stars gather for battle of Baltimore pride

    Basketball stars gather for battle of Baltimore pride
    A black nylon sign hangs over the entrance of St. Frances Academy's gymnasium with a simple, three-word message: "Protect this house." Playing before a packed hometown crowd Tuesday night, that's exactly what Will Barton did. The rookie Portland Trail...
  • Gameday preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.

    Gameday preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.
    MINNEAPOLIS — Here’s your guide to the Orlando Magic’s game tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. When: Tipoff is scheduled for 8:10 p.m. Where: Target Center, Minneapolis. TV: Fox Sports Florida. Radio: FM 96.5. Spanish-...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves hand the Orlando Magic a lopsided 90-75 loss

    Minnesota Timberwolves hand the Orlando Magic a lopsided 90-75 loss
    MINNEAPOLIS — The prognosticators warned there would be nights like Wednesday's. Nothing went right for the Orlando Magic against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Plagued by turnovers, errant shooting and a point discrepancy in the paint, the Magic...
  • Question of the Day: Who will be the top five picks in the NBA draft?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the upcoming NBA draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Lisa Dillman, Los Angeles Times The latest in a......
  • College basketball: Where does former USC recruit Lamont 'MoMo' Jones' exit at Arizona leave the Wildcats?

     
    Monday night's news that Arizona guard Lamont "MoMo" Jones, the Wildcats' brash floor general during their run last season to the NCAA West Regional final, is transferring shocked many who keep close tabs on Pacific 10 (or 12) Conference hoops,......
  • What needs should the Lakers try to satisfy with the NBA draft?

     
    For every scenario that plays out in the NBA draft, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak hopes he's preparing himself for all the possibilities. "You have to know every player, you have to have an opinion on every player, and you have to know the...
  • Boys' basketball: Five locals in first round of mock NBA draft

     
    Five former local prep standouts are predicted first-round picks in the mock NBA Draft from Sports Illustrated. They are Derrick Williams from La Mirada (No. 2), Kawhi Leonard from Riverside King (No. 7), Klay Thompson from Santa Margarita (No. 17),......
  • Should the Lakers trade Pau Gasol to Minnesota?

     
    With Kobe Bryant and a large contingent of the Lakers' fan base questioning Mitch Kupchak's front-office skills, this deal suddenly validated his presence. With the public clamoring for change, this deal finally settled the uneasiness. And with the Lakers...