| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
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....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:27 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:52 PM
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.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:54 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:32 AM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:56 PM
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....
| May 14, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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...