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  • Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft

    Orlando Magic will have to confront risk in the 2014 NBA Draft
    For the Orlando Magic, the 2014 NBA Draft is shaping up as a referendum on how much risk the team is willing to accept. The team will face a difficult choice if it keeps the fourth overall pick. Either center Joel Embiid or guard Danté Exum, perhaps...
  • NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts

    NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts
    Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions. Check this out, the message reads, followed by a link to game-action highlights of a gifted college...
  • C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft

    Like many 12 year olds, C.J. Fair dabbled in many different sports. He played some baseball, a little football and anything his friends were into at the time. Then he started "growing like a weed," as his father Carl put it, and Carl asked him to pick...
  • Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters

    Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters
    Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
  • Edgewater alum has been knocking on NBA Draft doors

    Edgewater alum  has been knocking on NBA Draft doors
    Kendrick Perry is a long shot to hear his name called in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Only 60 players are picked, and DraftExpress has the former Edgewater and Youngstown State standout ranked outside its top 100. But beating the odds would be nothing...
  • Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA

    Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA
    Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
  • UConn NBA Draft History

    When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...
  • Golf Channel's Rich Lerner still loves the Lehigh Valley

    The fifth annual Andre Reed Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday at Lehigh Country Club attracted 35 celebrities, the majority of them former NFL stars. But one of the most popular and recognizable celebs on hand was someone who has made his mark behind the...
  • 5 players the Bulls wish they would have drafted

    5 players the Bulls wish they would have drafted
    The 2014 NBA Draft class is loaded with talent. Headlining this group is Chicago native Jabari Parker, who starred at Simeon, winning four straight state titles en route to being named Gatorade Player of the Year. From there he took his game to Duke...
  • Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play

    Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play
    When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man. Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March. Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
  • Bulls could be high on these 5

    Gar Forman didn't just get hired by Jerry Krause. He learned some tricks from "The Sleuth," at least in terms of keeping the Bulls' business private. That's why Forman's offering at last month's NBA draft combine that the Bulls could trade one or both...