NBA Draft

FILE - In this March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining director Bruce Meyer said Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 their members also are concerned about rapid change in the way games are played, such as the increased use of relief pitchers, and are willing to speak with management this offseason about whether counteracting changes are needed.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 05, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others following a season of steep attendance drops among clubs that faded early and never contended for the playoffs. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining...
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Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson (20) drives past Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Phoenix. The Magic defeated the Suns 99-85. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
December 01, 2018 - 12:22 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Vucevic knew he faced a challenge against Phoenix Suns rookie Deandre Ayton in the post on Friday night. He also knew he'd have an advantage on offense. Vucevic deployed his veteran experience against this year's top overall draft pick and finished with 25 points and 15...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives to the basket against Texas Tech's Norense Odiase (32), Justin Gray (5) and Jarrett Culver (23) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, in Boston. Edwards was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America team, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
October 23, 2018 - 12:18 pm
Carsen Edwards went through the NBA draft combine and multiple workouts before deciding to return for his junior season at Purdue. The Boilermakers are sure happy he did after losing four seniors and most of their scoring. The prolific guard was the leading vote getter in The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Erie BayHawks' Josh Magette drives past Raptors 905's Alfonzo McKinnie in an in NBA G League tournament basketball game, in Erie, Pa. The G League is planning to offer an option to players who are not yet eligible for the NBA draft a chance to turn pro out of high school and avoid the college one-and-done route. Players will be eligible to sign a “select contract” if they turn 18 by Sept. 15 prior to the season that they would spend in the G League. The $125,000 contracts will be made available to elite prospects. The league said Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, it is establishing a working group to identify players who could be offered the contract.(Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
October 18, 2018 - 3:45 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The G League will begin offering "select contracts" worth $125,000 next year to elite prospects who are not yet eligible for the NBA, a move that could slightly lessen the handful of one-and-done players at the college level. There is no determination yet on how players will be...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2018, file photo Charles Barkley arrives for the NBA Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Barkley was honored in Philadelphia when he received the Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award at Temple University on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 05, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charles Barkley is being honored in Philadelphia with a media award. Barkley received the Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award at Temple University on Friday. The basketball Hall of Famer and commentator on TNT's "Inside the NBA" told the room full of journalists to "be mad,...
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Heat Check Gaming players are seen on the screens above their seats while action from their game against Knicks Gaming is shown on another screen, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in New York. The Knicks sweep the Heat to win the inaugural NBA 2K Finals. (AP Photo/Brian Mahoney)
August 25, 2018 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA 2K League's first season ended with a video game version of a real NBA rivalry: Knicks against Heat. In the future perhaps it's Knicks against London. Or maybe it's Heat against Shanghai. "We expect this to be a global league," NBA 2K League managing director Brendan Donohue...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed on the court during the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school and play as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, the NCAA announced Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 08, 2018 - 8:03 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed on the court during the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school and play as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, the NCAA announced Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 08, 2018 - 3:02 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on reforms adopted Wednesday by the NCAA aimed at cleaning up college basketball (all times local): 3 p.m. Agents will have at least a limited place within the NCAA structure when it comes to college basketball. The NCAA's rule changes include allowing players to work...
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Former NFL player Ray Lewis delivers a speech during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 04, 2018 - 10:32 pm
The latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens' separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): 10:30 p.m. With a passionate 33-minute speech in which he strolled around the stage, ad libbed, praised and joked, spoke of sacrifice,...
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Garcia & Bailey
July 12, 2018 - 8:05 pm
The Former VT Basketball Coach and current ESPN Analyst joined Garcia & Bailey to discuss NBA Summer League Basketball....
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