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  • Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft

    Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft
    For the Orlando Magic, the 2014 NBA Draft is shaping up as a referendum on how much risk the team is willing to accept. The team will face a difficult choice if it keeps the fourth overall pick. Either center Joel Embiid or guard Danté Exum, perhaps...
  • Lakers have the No. 7 NBA draft pick — that's certain, for now

    The Lakers don't have first-round picks often, but when they do, they make them as mysterious as anything. Any number of things could happen to the seventh overall pick they hold in Thursday's NBA draft. They could take one of three point guards:...
  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team

    Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team
    USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team. The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley

    UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley
    NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner. Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
  • Previewing the Orlando Pro Summer League

    The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Saturday morning on Amway Center's practice court. The league is closed to the public, but all of the games will be televised on NBA TV. Here's a look at some of the key storylines to watch. The key rookies The...
  • Lakers work out 12 players before draft

    The future of the Lakers walked into their training facility Wednesday. Maybe. The team worked out 12 players in anticipation of the NBA draft, hoping to find the right one before selecting seventh overall June 26. Notably absent were the consensus...
  • Lakers projected to take Aaron Gordon in NBA mock draft

    The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season. Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons. This is all...
  • Lakers bringing back Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon for NBA draft workout

    The Lakers will hold their third pre-draft workout Friday at their practice facility in El Segundo. The team will get second looks at Arizona forward Aaron Gordon, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart and Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton.  Also scheduled...
  • Could foot injury drop Joel Embiid into Lakers range at 7th pick?

    Could foot injury drop Joel Embiid into Lakers range at 7th pick?
    Kansas center Joel Embiid will have surgery Friday after suffering a stress fracture in his right foot. Embiid was projected to be a top-three NBA draft pick, if not first overall to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The freshman 7-foot center also sat out the...
  • Marcus Smart, Nik Stauskas, others take part in Lakers draft workout

    The Lakers held their second pre-draft group workout on Friday at the team's practice facility in El Segundo. Three players returned to give the Lakers a second audition -- Arizona's Aaron Gordon, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart and Louisiana-Lafayette'...