| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
SEATTLE Normally, the bye week is a necessary stress reliever for football fanatics. It's an absolute must because this game of overreaction wrenches every emotion imaginable. You always want more, but when the break arrives, you realize it's good for...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Shooting guards D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and Demetrius Pollard will try to pick up where they left off Thursday when Georgetown meets Northeastern on the opening day of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Smith-Rivera scored 25 points in the Hoyas’ most recent...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:16 PM
At 3-1, the Towson men’s basketball team is off to its best start since the 2008-09 season, when that squad also won three of its first four games.
The Tigers will get a true barometer of their progress when they travel to Lawrence, Kan., to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The pick-and-roll started at the top of the 3-point arc. As Victor Oladipo dribbled to his left, Andrew Nicholson set a pick on the Dallas Mavericks' Jae Crowder, prompting Crowder's teammate Shawn Marion to begin defending Oladipo.
But as Oladipo moved...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
STORRS — He finished strong last season. He finished so strong that those last four games in which he averaged 21.3 points, nine rebounds and 3.3 blocks became a giant espresso in the narrative of DeAndre Daniels of Los Angeles.
He seemed to get...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Since mid-February of the 2005-06 season, the Orlando Magic have regarded Jameer Nelson as their first-string point guard. He started every game unless an injury plagued him. And if a game was close, and if Nelson didn't have foul trouble, the Magic...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Cliff Alexander said Friday he chose Kansas in part because of the school's success in sending big men to the NBA.
Alexander, a 6-foot-8 Curie senior who is regarded as a top forward in the 2014 recruiting class, announced he will join Bill Self's...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
BOSTON — In a way, Boston is home to Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore, even though he grew up in East Chicago, Ind.
The Boston Celtics used the 55th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft to select Moore out of Purdue, and Monday night's game between...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:37 PM
BOSTON — Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo compiled 23 assists and 28 turnovers in his first seven NBA regular-season games.
Those statistics seem alarming.
But then you should consider the experience of someone to whom he's often compared:...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
ATLANTA — Orlando Magic fans will want the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks to play badly this season.
The reason: the 2014 NBA Draft, which is projected to be the most talent-rich draft in a decade.
As part of the trade that sent Dwight...