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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UConn Players In The NBA

    Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Milwaukee Bucks: 4.1 rebounds, 2.6 points in 11.4 minutes for Charlotte and Milwaukee. Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, 35 percent from 3-point range in 26.3 minutes. Hilton Armstrong, 2002-06, Golden...
  • Phoenix Suns might have four first-round picks in 2014 NBA draft

    Phoenix Suns might have four first-round picks in 2014 NBA draft
    The Lakers have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, contemplating a trade that could send Pau Gasol to the Arizona desert for the expiring contract of Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round pick. The Suns are in a unique position heading into the...