| May 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years.
Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers.
The Lakers will...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
Since coming over to the United States almost a year ago from his native Greece, Georgios...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:56 PM
NEW YORK — Orlando Magic executives and fans dreaded hearing these words from the NBA’s deputy commissioner, Mark Tatum.
“And the fourth pick in the 2014 NBA Draft goes to . . .,” Tatum said, pausing as he opened an envelope....
| May 22, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Lakers forward Ryan Kelly received consideration, but not enough votes to make the NBA's all-rookie first or second teams.
Voted on by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters, Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams was the only unanimous...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery could have solved the Orlando Magic's overwhelming personnel problem.
The franchise needs a cornerstone player.
What's far less clear is how the Magic can acquire a player of that caliber....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Joakim Noah’s breakthrough season received another accolade Wednesday.
Already honored as the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and leading vote-getter for the All-Defense team, Noah earned first-team All-NBA status with Kevin Durant,...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Famous people, places & things
People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Lakers were well-represented on Friday at a BDA Sports workout in Santa Monica.
Featuring potential lottery prospects Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and Zach LaVine (UCLA), General Manager Mitch Kupchak and owner-executive Jim Buss were on hand to scout two...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Lakers pulled out one of their easiest wins of the season, using 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to build an 18-point lead during a 115-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Phoenix tried to make some runs in...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Nik Vucevic sat out his second game in a row Saturday night as his Orlando Magic hosted the Minnesota Timberwolves at Amway Center.
Vucevic now has missed 20 of the Magic's 77 games this season due to two separate left-ankle sprains, a concussion and...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The NBA lost one of its elder statesmen on Monday with the passing of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jack Ramsay.
The former Portland Trail Blazers coach, and 1977 NBA champion, lost a long battle to cancer, dying in his sleep at age 89.