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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 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ 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...
  • Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament

    Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament
    The second round of the NCAA tournament concluded on Friday with a number of top NBA draft prospects ousted far earlier than expected. Duke's Jabari Parker could be the No. 1 pick in June NBA's draft (or at least top three) but the Mercer Bears, a...
  • Lakers' struggles could lead to strong prospect in NBA draft

    At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs. On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick. Currently, the Lakers have the...
  • 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...
  • Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament

    Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament
    At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft. A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week. Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...
  • Kansas falls, Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid out of NCAA tournament

    More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play. The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament. Both are...
  • Marcus Smart pushes fan in stands during Oklahoma State loss [Video]

    Marcus Smart pushes fan in stands during Oklahoma State loss [Video]
    Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's star guard, will likely face disciplinary action from the university or Big 12 Conference, including a possible suspension, after going into the stands to push a Texas Tech fan Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas. The Cowboys...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
  • The darker side of superfandom

    Marcus Smart went to block a shot and landed near the crowd. It was the final seconds of a college basketball game that his team, Oklahoma State, was losing. He hit the floor hard, got to his feet, then straightened at hearing something. A man in his 50s,...
  • American University gets Patriot League berth

    Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...