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  • ASK IRA: Is it fair that lottery ties are broken by random draw rather than tiebreakers?

    ASK IRA: Is it fair that lottery ties are broken by random draw rather than tiebreakers?
    Q: Assuming the Heat finish ahead of Charlotte, but behind Brooklyn, Boston, and Indiana, are the Heat considered 10th or 11th if they're tied with Utah? The two teams split the season series. -- Rich, West Palm Beach. A: There are no preset tiebreakers...
  • In 'monstrous' decision, Maryland forward Jake Layman returning for his senior year

    In 'monstrous' decision, Maryland forward Jake Layman returning for his senior year
    A remarkable turnaround year for the Maryland men’s basketball team continued with another positive move Thursday, when junior forward Jake Layman announced he would return for his final season in College Park. Layman’s decision comes two...
  • Jake Layman has met with Terps coach Mark Turgeon to discuss future

    Jake Layman has met with Terps coach Mark Turgeon to discuss future
    Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon met Wednesday in College Park with Jake Layman and the player's parents to discuss whether the junior forward would return for his senior year or enter the NBA draft. An announcement on Layman's...
  • Basketball: Curie grad Cliff Alexander declares for NBA Draft

    Basketball: Curie grad Cliff Alexander declares for NBA Draft
    After one rocky, up-and-down season at Kansas, former Curie standout Cliff Alexander will declare for the NBA Draft, according to Jayhawks coach Bill Self. Alexander, a 6-foot-9 forward, led Curie to the Public League Playoff title game in 2014, but his...
  • John Calipari says Kentucky might lose seven players to NBA draft

    John Calipari says Kentucky might lose seven players to NBA draft
    Kentucky Coach John Calipari said Monday he might lose more than half a dozen players to the NBA draft. "We could lose seven guys," Calipari said. "Seven is a definitely possibility." Calipari made his comments at a downtown news conference after...
  • UCLA's Kevon Looney to leave early to enter NBA draft

    UCLA's Kevon Looney to leave early to enter NBA draft
    UCLA forward Kevon Looney has declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final three seasons of eligibility, the team announced Monday. Looney is ranked as the 20th prospect in the draft class by DraftExpress.com. Players have the option of receiving...
  • ASK IRA: Are Heat letting pride get in the way of lottery?

    ASK IRA: Are Heat letting pride get in the way of lottery?
    Q: I get pride. I get six straight playoff appearances, a nice streak that makes for a nice TV graphic. I get wanting to make the playoffs in the year you lose LeBron James. I get wanting to make the playoffs despite losing Chris Bosh. I get wanting to...
  • Only fate Heat now control is for draft lottery

    Only fate Heat now control is for draft lottery
    Until Sunday's final buzzer in Indiana, the Miami Heat still controlled their playoff fate, needing no outside help to secure a postseason berth. Now, having fallen to 34-43 with their blowout loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Heat control a different fate,...
  • Sixers face draft-pick quandries

    A scenario, if you will: You are 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie and you end up leaving the May 15 NBA Draft Lottery with the No. 2 overall pick in the draft after registering the league's third-worst regular-season record (19-63 again). With Duke...
  • Terps' Jake Layman, Melo Trimble to explore possibility of entering NBA draft

    Terps' Jake Layman, Melo Trimble to explore possibility of entering NBA draft
    Freshman point guard Melo Trimble and junior forward Jake Layman will “go through the process” of seeing where they might be taken in the NBA draft before making a decision about returning to Maryland next season, a source familiar with...
  • Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders

    Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders
    It's been a season to forget for the New York Knicks, and that's why team President Phil Jackson is doing what he can to keep season-ticket holders from leaving. In a letter and video message obtained by ESPN that was sent to season-ticket holders...