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  • Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid

    Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid
    The Lakers worked out a handful of players again Friday morning, potential picks in next Thursday's NBA draft who may or may not be part of their future. But one player they covet was on an operating table. Kansas center Joel Embiid had surgery Friday...
  • Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels

    Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels
    The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York. Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold

    Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold
    As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday. Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh...
  • Lakers hosting lottery prospects for Wednesday pre-draft workout

    Lakers hosting lottery prospects for Wednesday pre-draft workout
    The Lakers will hold two pre-draft workout sessions Wednesday, auditioning some of the prospects expected to be lottery picks in the June 26 NBA draft. While the list is subject to change, the morning session is scheduled to include Indiana's Noah...
  • Potential draft picks Noah Vonleh, Marcus Smart work out for Lakers

    Potential draft picks Noah Vonleh, Marcus Smart work out for Lakers
    Few players have shot up in draft popularity like Noah Vonleh. The Lakers got their chance to study him Wednesday. The 6-foot-10 power forward was one of six players who worked out Wednesday morning for the team holding the seventh pick in the June 26...
  • Doug McDermott, Aaron Gordon take part in spirited workout for Lakers

    Doug McDermott, Aaron Gordon take part in spirited workout for Lakers
    The Lakers held a spirited workout for NBA draft prospects on Wednesday afternoon, featuring forwards Doug McDermott and Aaron Gordon. "We really got after it," said McDermott, a 6-foot-8 senior from Creighton.  "I thought it was a great day." "It was...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers will get good player with seventh pick

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers will get good player with seventh pick
    Not long after the Lakers fell from sixth to seventh in the draft lottery, yet another loss after a hapless season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak insisted they would get a solid player. He continued to feel that way Wednesday after watching 12 players...
  • Lakers work out 12 players before draft

    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...
  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • American University gets Patriot League berth

    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...