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  • 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

    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

    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

    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...
  • Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart suspended three games for pushing fan

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech coach James Johnson doesn't expect further transfers by scholarship players

    When ACC men’s basketball media members gather in October to go about the folly of predicting an order of finish in the conference for the 2013-14 season, Virginia Tech coach James Johnson has no delusions of grandeur regarding where his team will...