| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Danté Exum emerged from the Utah Jazz locker room early Thursday night looking exhausted. He had just completed his fourth NBA Summer League game in seven days, but another obligation still remained.
About eight writers and cameramen...
| Jul 26, 2014
The feeling at the Comic-Con International panel was that “Once Upon a Time” didn't end on a cliffhanger so much […]...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Elfrid Payton is the Orlando Magic's point guard of the future.
The Magic acquired him in a draft-night trade with the Philadelphia 76ers.
After the trade was finalized, Payton answered questions from assorted media who had assembled at Amway Center....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Does Jameer Nelson have a future with the Orlando Magic?
The Magic’s draft-night trade to acquire Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton seems to indicate that Nelson won’t have a long-term future with the team.
Payton appears all...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:11 PM
On Feb. 18, 2010, the Bulls traded John Salmons and two second-round picks to the Bucks for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick and their expiring contracts.
Hours later, they sent Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats for two more expiring deals — Flip...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:01 PM
You were assured the United States men's soccer team was advancing into the knockout stage of the World Cup in Brazil. A victory against Portugal assured, with only a few seconds of extra time left Sunday until the red, white and blue...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
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...