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  • 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...
  • Lakers in talks to trade Pau Gasol to Phoenix Suns

    Lakers in talks to trade Pau Gasol to Phoenix Suns
    The Lakers have moved closer to starting their rebuilding process, engaging in trade discussions with the Phoenix Suns for veteran forward Pau Gasol, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Lakers are hoping to shed Gasol's salary and...
  • How the NBA's Western Conference will be won

    How the NBA's Western Conference will be won
    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. San Antonio 2012-13 finish: 58-24. Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph. Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair. Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
  • Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference

    Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference
    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. Miami 2012-13 finish: 66-16. Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden. Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard. The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
  • Pau Gasol remains a Laker as Mitch Kupchak mulls team's future

    Pau Gasol remains a Laker as Mitch Kupchak mulls team's future
    Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary. The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
  • Nik Vucevic looks to make gains during his third NBA season

    Nik Vucevic looks to make gains during his third NBA season
    Position: Center Who's the starter: Nik Vucevic Why he's starting: Vucevic, 23, exceeded all expectations in his first year as a Magic player last season. He proved to be a superb rebounder on both ends of he court, and he finished second in the NBA...
  • Wizards going big with Gortat

    Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
  • South Carroll grad Josh Boone hopes to make the most of another chance in the NBA

    Josh Boone is in a familiar spot, one that he first used to his advantage coming out of South Carroll High a decade ago. But instead of starting as a relative unknown, Boone is trying to return from what could be easily called professional basketball...
  • Orlando Magic fall to the Phoenix Suns 104-96 as Goran Dragic dominates

    Orlando Magic fall to the Phoenix Suns 104-96 as Goran Dragic dominates
    On paper, the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns resemble each other. In the last two years, each franchise has embarked on a massive rebuilding effort. The Magic started their new direction one year earlier than the Suns. If you look at both teams&...
  • UConn Players In The NBA

    Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Milwaukee Bucks: 5.3 points, 5.0 rebounds in 14.9 minutes with Charlotte and Milwaukee. Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.7 points, 36 percent from 3-point range in 26.7 minutes. Missed last two games (illness). Caron Butler,...
  • How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years

    How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years
    Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations. "It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...