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  • Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery

    Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery
    Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery. With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league. A full 8 games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9 since...
  • With long road trip looming, Lakers plummeting to bottom of standings

    The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference. With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26). The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
  • Old Spice Classic: Marcus Smart thriving at Oklahoma State after shunning NBA

    Old Spice Classic: Marcus Smart thriving at Oklahoma State after shunning NBA
    Everybody wants a piece of Marcus Smart. And as accommodating as the Oklahoma State basketball star has been, his coach finally decided enough was enough after Smart's appearance on the ESPN GameDay set prior to the Cowboys' football battle with...
  • Old Spice Classic: No. 5 Oklahoma State fights off physical Purdue 97-87; Butler, Memphiis, LSU also win

    <b>Old Spice Classic:</b> No. 5 Oklahoma State fights off physical Purdue 97-87; Butler, Memphiis, LSU also win
    As Purdue cut a 23-point Oklahoma State lead down to four points Thursday afternoon in the opener of the Old Spice Classic, Cowboys coach Travis Ford told his team it was a good thing. "I was kinda like, 'What are you talking about? They're making a run...
  • Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick

    Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick
    On the heels of one NBA general manager telling ESPN The Magazine that his franchise will lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan scoffed at the suggestion Friday. "I don'...
  • Costly win over Utah Jazz drops Lakers in lottery standings

    The Lakers climbed to 26 wins on Monday night, defeating the Utah Jazz, 119-104, behind a big night from Nick Young. In beating the Jazz, the Lakers lost the chance to finish the season tied with Utah at 25 wins. The Jazz (24-57) have the fourth-worst...
  • Lakers finish the season with the sixth pick in the NBA draft lottery

    The Lakers finished the 2013-14 regular season with two straight wins, finishing at 27-55. The last two victories, over the Utah Jazz (25-57) and San Antonio Spurs (62-20) were costly, dipping the Lakers to sixth position in the NBA draft lottery. The...
  • Kentucky forward Julius Randle declares for NBA draft

    Kentucky forward Julius Randle declares for NBA draft
    Kentucky forward Julius Randle has declared for the NBA draft. "I've been blessed and fortunate to be put in a position to have to have decisions. A big decision for me is whether to declare for the NBA draft or not," Randle said in a press conference...
  • 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

    NBA lottery odds and mock draft
    The NBA's regular season ends Wednesday, 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 draft picks from current...
  • Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8

    Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8
    The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4). Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...