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  • 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...
  • Cleaves sees similarities in 2000 MSU title team, Florida Gators.

    Mateen Cleaves sees a familiarity with Florida’s basketball team. As the point guard for Michigan State during the Spartans’ national championship run in 2000, Cleaves sees similarities between his team and the current Gators squad....
  • Fan incidents create their own March Madness

    Fan incidents create their own March Madness
    Some people sure know how to put the dumb in fandom. How else do you explain a ‘fan’ running onto the court during Thursday night’s UC-Santa Barbara-Hawaii men’s basketball game and confronting Hawaii coach Gib Arnold? The...
  • NBA mock draft and lottery odds

    NBA mock draft and lottery odds
    The NBA's regular season ends April 16, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock draft picks from current...
  • NBA lottery odds and mock draft

    CHASING LOTTERY BALLS The NBA's regular season ends April 16, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery on May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock...
  • NCAA tournament preview: West Region

    NCAA tournament preview: West Region
    1 Arizona (30-4, at-large) vs. 16 Weber State (19-11, Big Sky champion) Arizona, the 1997 NCAA champion, is 13-5 as a top-seeded team. Senior guard Davion Berry averages 19.1 points for Weber State, making its first appearance since 2007. 8...
  • No. 8 Gonzaga defeats No. 9 Oklahoma State

    The seedings for the NCAA West Regional matchup were close. The game? Not so much. No. 8-seeded Gonzaga defeated No. 9-seeded Oklahoma State 85-77 on Friday. Gonzaga (31-4) was led by guard Kevin Pangos' 26 points, with 12 coming at the free-throw...
  • Orlando Magic's Super Bowl — the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery — has arrived

    Orlando Magic's Super Bowl — the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery — has arrived
    Tonight in midtown Manhattan, 14 pingpong balls numbered 1 to 14 will descend into an air-mixing lottery drum. The machine will turn on, sending the white spheres in different directions. After 20 seconds, one pingpong ball will be drawn. After...
  • Magic receive the No. 4 and No. 12 picks in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

    Magic receive the No. 4 and No. 12 picks in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery
    NEW YORK — Orlando Magic executives and fans dreaded hearing these words from the NBA’s deputy commissioner, Mark Tatum. “And the fourth pick in the 2014 NBA Draft goes to . . .,” Tatum said, pausing as he opened an envelope....
  • Orlando Magic prepare for 2014 NBA Draft Combine

    Orlando Magic prepare for 2014 NBA Draft Combine
    CHICAGO — The 2014 NBA Draft Combine feels anticlimactic. Although this is the most hyped draft class in over a decade, the consensus top prospects — Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins — are skipping the event. They aren't...
  • Orlando Magic interview several top draft prospects in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Orlando Magic officials now have met with perhaps the four top prospects who are attending the 2014 NBA Draft Combine. On Thursday, the Magic interviewed Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, Indiana big man Noah Vonleh and Australian guard...