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  • ASK IRA: Is retaining their own potential lottery pick beyond the Heat's means?

    ASK IRA: Is retaining their own potential lottery pick beyond the Heat's means?
    Q: Unless the Heat can make a move for a distributing point guard who can shoot the three and/or a true backup for Dwyane Wade, why not just shut the veterans down, try to develop the young talent, and regain the draft pick? You wrote that the veterans...
  • Doc Rivers' latest Clippers trade hits home -- he gets Austin Rivers

    Father knows best? Austin Rivers certainly hopes so. The 22-year-old shooting guard could only trust his father knew what he was doing Thursday when Doc Rivers completed a trade that brought his son to the Clippers. Rivers was born in Santa Monica,...
  • Magic notebook: Rookie Elfrid Payton returns to Massachusetts for the first time since a pre-draft workout

    Magic notebook: Rookie Elfrid Payton returns to Massachusetts for the first time since a pre-draft workout
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Elfrid Payton has visited this state just once before. But that visit helped shape his NBA career. On June 13, he participated in a pre-draft workout at the Boston Celtics' training facility in Waltham, Mass. He was matched...
  • Co-captain Haslem insists Heat will find way to recover

    Co-captain Haslem insists Heat will find way to recover
    The Miami Heat have been here before, after several grueling playoff runs, amid a spate of injuries. That, however, was then, co-captain Udonis Haslem insists. And, he said, it will not happen again. In the wake of winning the 2006 NBA title and...
  • Jordan Clarkson scores 23 points, helps D-Fenders improve to 4-10

    Lakers rookie guard Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points on Thursday night, helping the D-Fenders improve to 4-10 with a 122-120 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (5-7). Clarkson, who has struggled to crack the Lakers' rotation, got a valuable chance to...
  • What kind of shot do the Sixers have at the No. 1 pick in 2015?

    What kind of shot do the Sixers have at the No. 1 pick in 2015?
    May 19 will be an important date for general manager Sam Hinkie and the Philadelphia 76ers. That's when the annual Ping-Pong ball extravaganza known as the NBA Draft Lottery takes place. The draft is set for June 25. While the Sixers might be able...
  • Oladipo, Magic slip past Heat

    Oladipo, Magic slip past Heat MIAMI -- Two 6-foot-4 Tom Crean-coached shooting guards dueled in the fourth quarter -- and the younger one prevailed. Victor Oladipo, 22, made the biggest plays, guiding the Orlando Magic to a 102-101 win over the Miami...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles
    Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance. Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award. "I...
  • Ira Winderman: Heat grooming point guards in D-League

    Ira Winderman: Heat grooming point guards in D-League
    Considering hyperbole has left the building when it comes to this season's Miami Heat, we're not going to go quite this far. Others, however, might: The Heat's two best prospects at point guard currently are playing for their NBA Development League...
  • Bulls luck in landing two core pieces in 2011 draft residue of design

    Bulls luck in landing two core pieces in 2011 draft residue of design
    In July 2010, the Bulls were preparing to sign Carlos Boozer as a free agent when the Jazz, Boozer's previous team, asked for a favor. Allow the Jazz to sign-and-trade Boozer, creating a $13 million trade exception they eventually used to acquire Al...
  • Heralded Duke freshmen embrace old-school fundamentals

    Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...