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  • Best in the draft? Here's a position-by-position look

    Charlotte Observer NBA writer Rick Bonnell ranks the top 10 players available by position at Thursday's NBA draft. POINT GUARDS 1. Dante Exum, Australia, 6-6, 196: A little inexperienced, but between his size and his explosion to the rim, he demands...
  • Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA

    Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA
    Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
  • Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft

    Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft
    For the Orlando Magic, the 2014 NBA Draft is shaping up as a referendum on how much risk the team is willing to accept. The team will face a difficult choice if it keeps the fourth overall pick. Either center Joel Embiid or guard Danté Exum, perhaps...
  • First domino falls: LeBron headed to NBA free agency

    First domino falls: LeBron headed to NBA free agency
      The first domino of a complex Miami Heat offseason has fallen.   Now the question is how the rest of the Heat's summer will fall into place.   A source close to LeBron James confirmed Tuesday to the Sun Sentinel that the forward has informed the...
  • Manziel can add Harlem Globetrotters to his resume

    BEREA, Ohio Everyone seems to want a piece of Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, and now even the Harlem Globetrotters are getting carried away with "Manzielmania." The Browns, of course, picked Manziel in the first round of the NFL...
  • NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers

    NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers
    Tonight promises to be an interesting night. The Philadelphia 76ers own seven of the 60 picks in the NBA Draft, including Nos. 3 and 10, and five second-round selections. There are numerous question marks, such as how far Kansas center Joel Embiid...
  • NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts

    NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts
    Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions. Check this out, the message reads, followed by a link to game-action highlights of a gifted college...
  • Foot injury for Joel Embiid throws NBA Draft into chaos at the top

    In the weeks before the NBA Draft, before Joel Embiid's fractured right foot shrouded the first round in intrigue and chaos, Kansas coach Bill Self was openly campaigning for history. You would expect nothing less, of course. Self hoped Embiid, his...
  • C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft

    Like many 12 year olds, C.J. Fair dabbled in many different sports. He played some baseball, a little football and anything his friends were into at the time. Then he started "growing like a weed," as his father Carl put it, and Carl asked him to pick...
  • Bulls top draft picks a series of hits and misses

    Bulls top draft picks a series of hits and misses
    Regardless of whether or not the Bulls use their 16th and 19th picks in Thursday's NBA draft, drafting well never has been more essential. General manager Gar Forman said at last month's draft combine that if the Bulls "want to try to create more cap...
  • Former Gator Patric Young eager to make his mark in NBA

    Former Gator Patric Young eager to make his mark in NBA
    GAINESVILLE — It took him four years — a good bit of the time spent dealing with disappointment, detractors and self-doubt — but Patric Young feels like he finally gets it. The timing could not be any better for the former Gators' star...