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  • Matured Tennessee transfer Chievous eager to resume basketball career at HU

    No one in Columbia, Mo., could have been surprised by Quinton Chievous' basketball gifts. He was built for the game, and his father is hoops royalty there, the University of Missouri's career scoring leader and a former first-round NBA draft choice. But...
  • Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels

    Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels
    The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York. Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Elfrid Payton could interest the Magic with the 12th overall pick

    Elfrid Payton could interest the Magic with the 12th overall pick
    When Elfrid Payton entered his senior year at John Ehret High School outside New Orleans, he wasn't even the most highly regarded guard on the varsity basketball team. Payton was only 16 years old, and he looked more like a junior-high student than a...
  • 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...
  • Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA

    Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA
    WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago. Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
  • Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold

    Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold
    As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday. Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh...
  • Coffee Companion (6/23): U.S. draws Portugal, Orioles solve Tanaka in rout

    Coffee Companion (6/23): U.S. draws Portugal, Orioles solve Tanaka in rout
    I don't really have cute in me today. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports headlines. - Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal broke American hearts last night with a late equalizer to give the U.S. a 2-2 draw. As always,...
  • Gary Harris, Adreian Payne and Dario Saric could be candidates at No. 12

    Gary Harris, Adreian Payne and Dario Saric could be candidates at No. 12
    The Orlando Magic will have difficult choices to make when the 2014 NBA Draft is held Thursday night. The team can go in almost a dizzying number of directions with its two first-round picks, fourth overall and 12th overall. Here's a look at some of...
  • Steve Nash eligible for 15% bonus if traded

    Should the Lakers look to trade Steve Nash before his final season of a three-year, $27-million contract, the veteran point guard would receive a 15% trade bonus. Nash is set to earn $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season — a trade would land him...
  • Baylor's Isaiah Austin has Marfan syndrome, won't be part of NBA draft

    Isaiah Austin made the right decision, but that doesn't mean it was easy. The 7-foot-1 former Baylor center pulled out of this week's NBA draft Sunday because of a rare genetic disorder known as Marfan syndrome, which affects his heart. “They...