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  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn

    Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jahlil Okafor was in the middle of a historic night. By halftime against Elon, he already had a double-double. "My teammates were in my ear, telling me they wanted me to be dominating," Okafor said after Duke's victory...
  • ASK IRA: Is a Wade-centric offense best for Deng, Heat?

    ASK IRA: Is a Wade-centric offense best for Deng, Heat?
    Q: Dwyane Wade is scoring but over-dribbling. He is not young enough to beat a lot of guys off the dribble. The ball is therefore is not moving. We can and must do better. -- Leon, Miami. A: You raise a good point about what transpired Wednesday night...
  • Long(shot) list of players fits within Steve Nash disabled exception

     Long(shot) list of players fits within Steve Nash disabled exception
    The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash. What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
  • Lakers have limited options with Julius Randle player exception

    Lakers have limited options with Julius Randle player exception
    On Monday, the NBA granted the Lakers a $1.5-million disabled player exception for injured rookie power forward Julius Randle. The exception, which expires on March 10, can be used to sign or claim a single player off waivers for $1.5 million, or...
  • ASK IRA: Could Granger help address Heat concerns?

    ASK IRA: Could Granger help address Heat concerns?
    Q: With Danny Granger coming back to the lineup soon, could you see him playing the four for long periods of time? His size and shot would really stretch the floor, like having LeBron James on the floor with Dwyane Wade handling the ball. I could see a...
  • Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling

    Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling
    STORRS — The $40 million Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, christened on a Friday when dual national championships would be celebrated across the street, is beautiful. Beyond beautiful, really, borderline spectacular compared to what...
  • ASK IRA: Could Haslem still have a significant role for the Heat?

    ASK IRA: Could Haslem still have a significant role for the Heat?
    Q: Udonis Haslem appears to be the type of player who keeps himself in top shape. And he's not ancient, just now  approaching the age where skills start to diminish. He may no longer be at a stage where he can be a starter, counted on to play 25 to 30...
  • ASK IRA: Does Wade deserve more of a benefit of the doubt?

    ASK IRA: Does Wade deserve more of a benefit of the doubt?
    Q: Dwayne Wade is my favorite player by far in the NBA, so I might be biased. But even with Chris Bosh getting his new contract, I am still convinced Dwayne is the best player the Heat have. I'm not ready to write him off. At worst, he is the second-...
  • Ray Rice y Penn State, continúan los escándalos en la NFL y la NCAA

    Ray Rice y Penn State, continúan los escándalos en la NFL y la NCAA
    De no haber sido por la audacia de TMZ, un portal de internet especializado en escándalos de celebridades, el ex jugador de los Ravens de Baltimore, Ray Rice, quizá el hombre más odiado de Estados Unidos en la actualidad, se habría salido con la suya....
  • ASK IRA: Are Heat bypassing talent in favor of chemistry?

    ASK IRA: Are Heat bypassing talent in favor of chemistry?
    Q: I think the Heat could very well have a better roster with the pieces still available. Michael Beasley is still a great talent. Emeka Okafor, Elton Brand, Ronnie Brewer, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Charlie Villanueva are all players who could make Miami...
  • ASK IRA: Is there anything left for the Heat in free agency?

    ASK IRA: Is there anything left for the Heat in free agency?
    Q: Ryan Hollins and Nazr Mohammed couldn't get off the bench for their teams last season, so why would the Heat think they could help them this season? -- Art. A: This is the time of the offseason when teams run free-agency leftovers through workouts...