| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's All-American guard, has been suspended three games by the Big 12 Conference for going into the stands and shoving a Texas Tech fan near the end of the 19th-ranked Cowboys' 65-61 loss Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas, the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:57 AM
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.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:09 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:36 AM
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.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:07 PM
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...
| 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...