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  • Monday's local roundup: Ex-Pistons enforcer Mahorn, former ODU coach Allen to join others in new Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame class

    HONORS: Rick Mahorn, who starred in Division II college basketball for the Hampton Pirates and sparked the Detroit Pistons to the 1990 and ’91 NBA titles as an enforcer, was honored as part of the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame’s 2015...
  • Flashback: Bulls first NBA draft pick had a solid career — as a coach

    Flashback: Bulls first NBA draft pick had a solid career — as a coach
    Somebody had to be first. Dave Schellhase remembers vividly how he felt when he became the Bulls' inaugural NBA draft pick on May 11, 1966. After Schellhase averaged an NCAA-leading 32.5 points per game as a senior at Purdue, the expansion Bulls of...
  • Lakers have their guard, what's next as the free-agency period nears?

    On Thursday night, the Lakers added a key piece in guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. With Russell, along with Kobe Bryant finishing out the final year of his contract at $25 million, and second-year guard...
  • Darrun Hilliard, Liberty High grad, ready for NBA life to start with Detroit Pistons

    Darrun Hilliard, Liberty High grad, ready for NBA life to start with Detroit Pistons
    As the NBA Draft played out Thursday, Darrun Hilliard began to think it may not be his night. His feelings had nothing to do with the picks unfolding on ESPN. While he occasionally checked the draft's progress on TV, Hilliard's focus was on snapping a...
  • Ira Winderman: How Justise was served to the Heat

    Ira Winderman: How Justise was served to the Heat
    The perception of Pat Riley is locked in, fixated, focused. Amid the mayhem, Riley, during his coaching days, would sit pregame on the bench diagramming one last set of plays, dark-blue pen on light-blue card stock, oblivious to balls ricocheting...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, June 23, the 174th day of 2015. There are 191 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon and White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman discussed using the CIA to obstruct the FBI'...
  • It could come down to Kristaps Porzingis or D'Angelo Russell for 76ers

    An espn.com story Tuesday captured the wildly disparate views on Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis. Its headline read: "Is Porzingis more Dirk (Nowitzki) or Darko (Milicic)?" In other words, will Porzingis turn out closer to the 7-foot Hall of...
  • Biggest Kentucky group to date preparing for NBA draft

    John Calipari and his Kentucky pipeline to the NBA will have yet another major impact on the league's annual draft. It's nothing new, but Thursday night could be record-setting — even for the Wildcats. Calipari's first Kentucky team in 2010...
  • Blood clot forces Emmaus grad Aaron Gray to retire after eight years in NBA

    With the one-year anniversary of his wedding to his wife, Loredana, approaching and with an infant son he wants to see grow up, Detroit Pistons center Aaron Gray decided to retire after a blood clot was discovered in his heart last summer. Gray, 30,...
  • William & Mary coach believes Marcus Thornton has 'real chance' to be selected in NBA draft

    William & Mary coach believes Marcus Thornton has 'real chance' to be selected in NBA draft
    As William and Mary royalty — he's the school's career scoring leader, a prospective NBA draft choice and a charismatic presence — Marcus Thornton was a natural headliner for Tribe coach Tony Shaver's youth basketball camp this week....
  • Local Roundup: Branden Dawson hopes for good news in NBA draft

    Detroit Free Press Branden Dawson had the accolades coming out of high school. Considered one of the top small forwards in the class of 2011, Rivals.com pegged him as a top-20 player. The Lew Wallace grad played in the McDonald's All-American Game was...