| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game.
And he looked good doing it.
Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The 76ers are unlikely to use a big chunk of their $30 million in salary-cap space to sign a top-drawer free agent.
But the Sixers could still help themselves with that money.
For example, general manager Sam Hinkie and the Sixers could absorb the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Mouphtaou Yarou can't help but think big.
When you're 6-foot-10 and 255 pounds, it comes naturally.
The former Villanova center is attending the Philadelphia 76ers rookie/free agent camp this week in preparation for the NBA Summer League, where the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:11 PM
DALLAS — Victor Oladipo demonstrated what Orlando Magic executives and coaches love about him during a 20-second span Saturday night.
Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried poked the ball away from him midway through the second quarter, drove...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:16 PM
BURLINGTON, N.J. — Nikki Reed knew she had to move. Though she had lived her entire life in Mobile, Ala., Reed watched her oldest son, Jacoby, go from being a promising high school basketball player to being sent away to state prison at age 17 for...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If the Philadelphia 76ers are willing, the Lakers might have a way under the luxury tax and, more important, the repeater tax.
The league currently levies a progressive tax that penalizes teams for every $5 million they spend on salary over the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NBA Draft 2013 TV schedule includes live coverage from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday, June 27. Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, Kansas’ Ben McLemore, Georgetown’s Otto Porter, UNLV’s Anthony Bennett, Michigan’s...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.