| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Some of the most interesting action involving the Orlando Magic these next few weeks will occur away from the basketball court.
It will transpire during phone conversations, via email messages typed over BlackBerrys and, perhaps, in Amway Center...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Long after what might have been his last — or second-to-last — practice as a member of the Washington Wizards, Jordan Crawford hardly looked like a man worried about his future or prepared to distance himself from his teammates.
Engaged in a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:33 PM
His players sat silently in the corner of the locker room.
Much like he did when he was a player at Maryland more than a quarter century ago, Archbishop Spalding boys basketball coach Derrick Lewis measured his words carefully before speaking.
"I lost a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:55 AM
ARRON AFFLALO, SHOOTING GUARD
HT: 6-5 WT: 215 COLLEGE: UCLA
AGE: Turns 28 on Oct. 15, 2013.
NBA SEASONS: 2012-13 is his sixth.
TWITTER HANDLE: @arronafflalo
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season?
Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:07 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:22 PM
The parallels were clear Selection Sunday. Two weeks later, they're downright spooky.
VCU 2011, George Mason 2006.
Colonial Athletic Association teams receive controversial bids to the NCAA basketball tournament after losing in the conference clambake...