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  • NBA rookie hazing appears to be on the way out

    Hazing in the NBA has always been about as sinister as a Dora the Explorer backpack, as menacing as a Hanson song. If it were a reality television show, it could air on Nick Jr. Cue the cute and cuddly Earl Clark dressed as a banana. Cut to Quincy...
  • Friday's local college basketball roundup: W&M goes to 2-0 on exhibition tour of Dominican Republic

    Men: William and Mary improved to 2-0 on its exhibition tour of the Dominican Republic as Marcus Thornton scored 28 points in Friday’s 76-70 win against the Dominican U-17 national team. ... Hampton University, making a trip to the Bahamas for...
  • Victor Oladipo's block of a Damian Lillard dunk attempt makes the highlight reel

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Call it "The Block." On Wednesday night, Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo threw an errant pass that was intercepted by Nicolas Batum midway through the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers. Batum and Damian...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: W&M's 20-point surge to start second half overcomes Rutgers

    William and Mary scored the first 20 points of the second half Saturday and earned a 72-62 victory at Rutgers. Junior guard Marcus Thornton led all scorers with 28 points. The Tribe (2-3) trailed 33-24 at halftime but came roaring out of the break,...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Brooklyn Nets

    The Lakers (19-36) are looking to establish a winning streak as they host the Brooklyn Nets (25-27) on Sunday at Staples Center. Swingman Nick Young is expected to make a return after fracturing a knee on Feb. 5. With the additions of guards Kent...
  • Lakers' rally falls short in 108-102 loss to Nets

    The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102. After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
  • Trevor Ariza scores 40 as Wizards top 76ers

    Washington 122, at Philadelphia 103: Trevor Ariza made eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Ariza made all six three-...
  • Orlando Magic lose to the Sacramento Kings 105-100

    Orlando Magic lose to the Sacramento Kings 105-100
    Saturday marked a one-year anniversary that Orlando Magic players and their fans would rather forget. On Dec. 21, 2012, the team stopped playing like a middling NBA team and started its transformation into a bottom-feeder. The team began that day with...
  • Wednesday's local men's college basketball roundup: Apprentice upends No. 23 Virginia Wesleyan

    Host Apprentice scored one of its more notable victories in recent years, outscoring nationally ranked Virginia Wesleyan 100-89 Wednesday. Sophomore Johnnie Ferebee scored a career-high 29 points, 20 in the first half, for the Builders. The Marlins...
  • NBA Free Agents: The class of 2011-12 (Updated)

    <b>NBA Free Agents:</b> The class of 2011-12 (Updated)
    NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player): Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
  • Roundup: Norfolk State men set school win record; HU women roll against Maryland-Eastern Shore

    Norfolk State set a school Division I record for wins with 17 after beating Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60. The Spartans' previous best was 16 wins in the 2007-08 season. Chris McEachin had 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 to lead the Spartans (17-8, 9-2...