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  • Lakers will keenly follow the bouncing balls in NBA lottery Tuesday

    The Lakers will see if six months of angst and ruin was worth it shortly after hearing the sound of 14 ping-pong balls dropped into a plastic hopper Tuesday. The Day has arrived for the Lakers, the one they've been anticipating — or dreading?...
  • Lakers hope lottery balls bounce their way

    Lakers hope lottery balls bounce their way
    Stroll through the Clippers' sleek practice facility, and there it is, proudly displayed in a hallway near the practice court, the digits that helped turn around their franchise: 5-3-6-10. They are black numbers on four white ping-pong balls drawn...
  • Lottery landscape: Players within (and out of) Heat reach at No. 10

    Lottery landscape: Players within (and out of) Heat reach at No. 10
    The Miami Heat did not beat the game in Tuesday's NBA Draft lottery, but they stayed in the game, which is what mattered most, emerging with the No. 10 pick for the June 25 NBA Draft in Brooklyn. Based on Tuesday's results, a look at where the Heat...
  • Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick

    Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick
    The agony subsided after many, many months of it. Something finally went right for the Lakers after their worst season ever. They hung on to the pick they could have lost because of the Steve Nash trade and doubled down by jumping from No. 4 to No. 2 in...
  • Lakers in position to draft either Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns

    Lakers in position to draft either Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns
    Good news for the Lakers would have been the fourth or fifth pick in the 2015 NBA. Instead, they'll draft second, behind the Minnesota Timberwolves after jumping in the draft lottery on Tuesday. "We played like crap all season so it's only right we...
  • Lakers thrilled to finish No. 2 as balls fall in NBA draft lottery

    Lakers thrilled to finish No. 2 as balls fall in NBA draft lottery
    The most backward of all Lakers seasons appropriately ended Tuesday with the most unique of giddy chants. "We're No. 2 …We're No. 2 …" For a franchise that bases its entire self-worth on championships, never before has finishing second...
  • ASK IRA: Is Heat No. 10 pick now in play for a trade?

    ASK IRA: Is Heat No. 10 pick now in play for a trade?
    Q: Hey Ira, considering the Heat kept their Top 10-protected pick, is there any consideration they can trade or bait any of the other teams to trade a proven player for No. 10? -- Jordan, Orlando. A: For all the concern, both inside the organization and...
  • Timberwolves win NBA draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

    Timberwolves win NBA draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2
    NEW YORK — The Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick. After years of bad luck in the lottery, things finally worked out for the Wolves, who can...
  • Magic should go fishing with pick

    Magic should go fishing with pick
    The No. 5 pick in the NBA draft is for sale. Put it on the auction block. Hold an open house. That's what I'm thinking if I'm the Magic after Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery: Trade it – at least try to trade it anyway. General Manager Rob...
  • NBA first-round draft order

    NBA first-round draft order
    The order of the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft after the top 14 selections were determined on Tuesday night: 1. Minnesota Timberwolves 2. LA Lakers 3. Phialdelphia 76ers 4. New York Knicks 5. Orlando Magic 6. Sacramento Kings 7. Denver...
  • On The Fly: Wolves Win Draft Lottery As Knicks Fall To Fourth

    On The Fly: Wolves Win Draft Lottery As Knicks Fall To Fourth
    The NBA's draft lottery was held Tuesday in New York and the winner for losing this season was the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the first overall pick for first time. They will be followed by the Lakers, the 76ers and the Knicks. Who they will take is...