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  • 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...
  • Magic add defense with draft surprises

    Magic add defense with draft surprises
    Dwight Howard is long gone, but his presence lingers whenever the Magic are on the clock on draft night. The Magic received three first-round picks, along with six players, in the 2012 trade for Howard. His absence also assures them of more losing and...
  • As NBA teams make vibrant choices, so do the players — fashion-wise

    The Cleveland Cavaliers were late in making the first pick of the NBA draft, their dillydallying apparently not related to whom they would select but how they would explain the outfit Andrew Wiggins wore. "I almost changed my mind when I saw it,"...
  • Kings select Michigan sharpshooter Nik Stauskas

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. When the Sacramento Kings were at their best, that time so long ago and far away, team scouts and executives went global to Serbia, Greece, France, Turkey to accumulate much of their talent. Oh, how times change. Oh, Canada. Pete D'...
  • 76ers resigned to slow progress. GM Brown looked ahead

    This is why Brett Brown insisted his coaching contract with the 76ers would be guaranteed for four years instead of three, or get yourself another guy. General manager Sam Hinkie told Brown the goal, but was also honest about the path. It would be slow....
  • Baltimore hopefuls don't hear their names called at NBA draft

    Baltimore native C.J. Fair was not selected in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fair, who played at Syracuse for four years and emerged as a star his junior and senior seasons, was projected as a mid-to-late second round...
  • Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier

    Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier
    Draft night played out just as expected for the Miami Heat. It was reported earlier in the week the Heat intended to make a play for former Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier during Thursday's NBA Draft. That's exactly what happened and they got their...
  • Flyers' turn to add talent

    Flyers' turn to add talent
    One night after the Sixers snagged injured center Joel Embiid with the third pick in the NBA Draft, the Flyers will have a chance to boost their talent pool in the NHL Draft. Philadelphia will host the two-day hockey draft, which starts tonight at 7 p.m....
  • Sixers select Embiid with third pick in NBA Draft

    Sixers select Embiid with third pick in NBA Draft
    NEW YORK — Sam Hinkie went big for the second straight year. At 7:52 p.m., commissioner Adam Silver announced that Hinkie and the Sixers had selected Kansas center Joel Embiid at No. 3 in Thursday night's NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. The 7-...
  • A quick NBA draft primer as the countdown to the No. 1 pick winds down

    Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker? Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins? Considering that the often-baffling Cleveland Cavaliers have the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, neither of the consensus top two players may hear his name called first....
  • 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...