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  • NBA roundup: Embiid sidelined 5-8 months

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Embiid sidelined 5-8 months Joel Embiid's recovery from foot surgery will take five to eight months and not four to six months as originally reported. Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie said Friday after the...
  • Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 3: includes completion of first round Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs NEW YORK -- Andrew Wiggins is not the most famous player ever selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers,...
  • LeBron, Carmelo cast shadow over draft

    The Sports Xchange By Mark Rosner, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update3: kills last graf with Spurs not selecting a foreign player in the first round LeBron, Carmelo cast shadow over draft Welcome to the 2014 NBA draft, where the bad teams reach for...
  • Jabari Parker to Bucks at No. 2: 'Excited to represent Chicago'

    The question came Simeon basketball coach Robert Smith’s way several times in the days leading up to Thursday night’s NBA draft. Had one high school ever produced two No. 1 overall picks? Well, his answer became a mere footnote when the...
  • NBA Draft: Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with No. 1 overall pick

    NBA Draft: Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with No. 1 overall pick
    The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.  The draft has shaped up to be one of the most open ended in years because the presumed No. 1 overall pick, Kansas center Joel Embiid,...
  • Unable to move up in draft, 76ers take a chance with Joel Embiid

    NEW YORK Sam Hinkie is a gambling man. The 76ers general manager selected former Kansas center Joel Embiid with the third pick in Thursday night's NBA draft at the Barclays Center. The Sixers made the pick after their proposed trade with the Cleveland...
  • Report: Rockets to send Asik to Pelicans

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds details Report: Rockets to send Asik to Pelicans The Houston Rockets plan to trade center Omer Asik and send $1.5 million to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round pick, according to multiple reports...
  • Sixers' 2nd-round picks offer intrigue

    PHILADELPHIA The 76ers hold seven picks in Thursday night's NBA draft, or, analytically speaking, 11.67 percent of all the selections available to the 30 teams. The first two of those picks the third and the 10th in the opening round are the most...
  • Charlotte Hornets unveil new uniforms

    The Charlotte Hornets name officially returns to the NBA next season, and the team formerly known as the Bobcats unveiled their new uniforms Thursday. The new threads share few similarities to the uniforms Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson wore during...
  • Oddsmaker gives Lakers 40-1 odds to win 2014-15 NBA title

    Oddsmaker gives Lakers 40-1 odds to win 2014-15 NBA title
    The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada. The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada. The Lakers are tied with the...
  • Can Lakers find a way to climb in the 2014 NBA draft?

    Can Lakers find a way to climb in the 2014 NBA draft?
    The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced. Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft?  If so, to what end? The top...