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  • Virginia's Justin Anderson decides to bypass his senior season and prepare for the NBA draft

    Virginia's Justin Anderson decides to bypass his senior season and prepare for the NBA draft
    After three seasons at Virginia that featured two NCAA tournament appearances, two outright Atlantic Coast Conference regular season titles and an ACC tournament title, Justin Anderson has decided he's ready for a bigger challenge. His next move will be...
  • Five thoughts on the Hornets and the NBA draft

    The Charlotte Hornets had no particular interest in returning to the draft-lottery business, but now that is their fate. They chased the playoffs to the extent that 10-season veteran center Al Jefferson had fluid drained from his right knee three times...
  • Heat stumble again, 107-104 loss to Raptors effectively ending playoff hopes

    Heat stumble again, 107-104 loss to Raptors effectively ending playoff hopes
    By Sunday, the only standings that could matter to the Miami Heat are the NBA Draft lottery standings. After four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals, followed by the offseason free-agency loss of LeBron James and an unrelenting series of injuries,...
  • 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...
  • Record 7 Kentucky players off to NBA draft

    A record seven players are leaving a mighty Kentucky team after a season that fell two wins short of a championship. They can look forward to a possible reunion in a couple of months at the NBA draft. The soon-to-be-former Wildcats gathered at their...
  • 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...
  • Record 7 Kentucky basketball players will enter NBA draft

    Despite a Final Four loss to Wisconsin, Kentucky basketball's formula "succeed and proceed" continues to hum. The proceed part blossomed like never before as seven UK players announced Thursday they will enter this year's NBA draft. The seven freshmen...
  • 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...
  • Kansas forward Perry Ellis considering early entry to NBA draft

    Kelly Oubre Jr. was first. Then Cliff Alexander. Now Kansas' Perry Ellis is considering his own NBA draft decision. Ellis, a junior forward, has requested information on his draft prospects through the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee Application,...
  • 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...
  • Cliff Alexander to leave Kansas, enter the NBA Draft

    The decision was no surprise, according to Kansas coach Bill Self. Cliff Alexander, a 6-foot-8 freshman forward, announced his intentions to enter the NBA Draft on Tuesday, effectively ending a tumultuous one-year stay that including uneven performance...