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  • 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...
  • Hyde5: Wade's diluted options- Lakers? Knicks?

    Hyde5: Wade's diluted options- Lakers? Knicks?
    The Heat had a good draft night in more ways than Justise Winslow. When the Lakers chose Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick, it threw a major problem in the best scenario for Wade to find a high-paying suitor for his services....
  • Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men

    Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men
    The Lakers passed on Duke center Jahlil Okafor to select Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. "We're very happy to have D'Angelo be a Laker," said Kupchak.  "[There were] a lot of good players in...
  • D'Angelo Russell has superstar potential, Lakers Coach Byron Scott says

    Mitch Kupchak had a question for the newest member of the Lakers. He called D'Angelo Russell shortly after the Lakers took him with the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA draft. "Did we surprise you a little bit?" the Lakers' general manager asked the...
  • 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,...
  • ASK IRA: Does Winslow immediately brighten the Heat's outlook?

    ASK IRA: Does Winslow immediately brighten the Heat's outlook?
    Q:  Did the Heat get a "Godfather" blessing by lucking into getting Justise Winslow? Winslow has the necessary skills to be productive off the bench behind Luol Deng (if he stays). As a starter, he'll be carried and developed by a lineup that includes...
  • Ira Winderman: Heat still face draft obstacles

    Ira Winderman: Heat still face draft obstacles
    The first exhale came shortly before 10:30 p.m. April 15, after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Orlando Magic and assured the Miami Heat they would keep their No. 10 lottery seeding. The second came on May 19, when the lottery left the Heat at No. 10....
  • Aaron Gray stays upbeat after blood clot forces retirement

    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, told...
  • Van Gundy: Ilyasova will bring toughness, energy to Pistons

    Look at Ersan Ilyasova's 37 percent career shooting from 3-point range and his 6-foot-10 frame, you think shooting specialist. Detroit Pistons president and head coach Stan Van Gundy wants everyone to know that Ilyasova brings a lot more to the...
  • ASK IRA: Should Heat value potential or impact in draft?

    ASK IRA: Should Heat value potential or impact in draft?
    Q: Ira, at No. 10, is it safe to say Pat Riley will be looking for depth on the wing? If so, the four I like in order of preference are Sam Dekker, Devin Booker, Stanley Johnson and Kelly Oubre. Dekker has the athletic ability to defend at the NBA level...
  • Pistons trade two players to Bucks for 'coveted' Ilyasova

    The Detroit Pistons have acquired power forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for forwards Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. Ilyasova, 28, is listed at 6-feet-9 and 235 pounds. The native of Turkey was a second-round pick in 2005....