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  • Liberty High product Darrun Hilliard hopeful as NBA Draft nears

    Liberty High product Darrun Hilliard hopeful as NBA Draft nears
    Darrun Hilliard has finished the work of trying to impress NBA scouts. He hopes to have the next destination for his basketball career decided by late Thursday night. After traversing the country the past month and a half, Hilliard will be back in...
  • LA Lakers' history says they'll find a great with No. 2 pick

    With 16 championships and a decades-long history of winning, the Los Angeles Lakers hardly ever get a shot at the NBA draft's elite talent. Yet whenever they do, they've made an extraordinary choice. The Lakers have the No. 2 overall selection Thursday,...
  • Biggest Kentucky group to date preparing for NBA draft

    John Calipari and his Kentucky pipeline to the NBA will have yet another major impact on the league's annual draft. It's nothing new, but Thursday night could be record-setting — even for the Wildcats. Calipari's first Kentucky team in 2010...
  • Cliff Alexander seeks to re-shape image entering the NBA draft

    In the months before the NBA draft, Cliff Alexander set out to change minds, one scout and general manager at a time. He really had no choice. He needed to start over. Alexander, the former Kansas forward, yearned to re-tool his image, to redeem his...
  • East Aurora, UConn grad Ryan Boatright keeps focus on NBA dream

    East Aurora, UConn grad Ryan Boatright keeps focus on NBA dream
    Size does matter in the NBA. The question is, how much? Ryan Boatright is about to find out. The former East Aurora and University of Connecticut basketball standout doesn't know if his name will be called, but he and several family members will be in...
  • Hornets send Henderson, Vonleh to Trail Blazers for Batum

    Last week Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho said he'd do something about the team's poor perimeter shooting, whether it be by the draft, free-agency or trade. Turns out trading was the avenue, and Cho didn't wait until after Thursday night's NBA...
  • Timberwolves have first say on NBA future of Robbie Hummel

    Timberwolves have first say on NBA future of Robbie Hummel
    VALPARAISO — The process isn't old hat for Robbie Hummel. But he's no stranger to it either. Last summer, after his rookie season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Hummel was a restricted free agent. In late June, the Timberwolves declined to...
  • Saunders, Timberwolves ready to shine on NBA draft night

    Flip Saunders was in the Minnesota Timberwolves front office in 1995 when they drafted a teenager named Kevin Garnett, ushering in an era of respectability for the franchise. He was the coach a year later when a draft-night trade brought Stephon...
  • William & Mary coach believes Marcus Thornton has 'real chance' to be selected in NBA draft

    William & Mary coach believes Marcus Thornton has 'real chance' to be selected in NBA draft
    As William and Mary royalty — he's the school's career scoring leader, a prospective NBA draft choice and a charismatic presence — Marcus Thornton was a natural headliner for Tribe coach Tony Shaver's youth basketball camp this week....
  • Kristaps Porzingis could be Magic make-up call for Fran Vázquez

    The European big man is intriguing, and enticing. Latvia's Kristaps Porzingis, a 7-foot, 19-year-old, is a bit of a project. But he has the size and the skills and experience, playing overseas for three seasons. The Orlando Magic could take him with...
  • Calipari's Crew Big Story Again

    LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari and his Kentucky pipeline to the NBA will have yet another major impact on the league's annual draft. It's nothing new, but Thursday night could be record-setting — even for the Wildcats. Calipari's first...