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  1. Bruins surprised by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES - When the UCLA Bruins basketball players reported for their shootaround Monday morning, they were greeted by a surprise visitor at Pauley Pavilion. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the all-time leading scorer in NBA history and a three-time All-A...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  2. Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson an Iowa Hawkeyes graduate 50 years ...

    Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Nelson returned to the University of Iowa on Saturday to receive his bachelor's degree in physical education, 50 years after leaving school for the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  3. Games We're Watching: Hitting the record books

    Adena Andrews

    Kevin Love will attempt to secure his place in the NBA history books tonight with the most consecutive double-doubles. Add in a little afternoon delight with Big East tournament action and we've got you covered in Games We're Watching today.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  4. About Last Night: Ups and downs in the Big D

    Amanda Rykoff

    On the night after the Super Bowl all eyes were on Dallas again. This time it had nothing to do with Cowboys Stadium as the Mavericks kept their winning streak intact while extending the Cavs' record for futility. Let's talk About Last Night.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  5. How Jerry West changed John Calipari's career

    Eamonn Brennan

    In his recent NBA book, Bill Simmons writes about the great what-ifs in NBA history and how a different scenario might have played out. What if the Pistons had passed on Darko (oof) and taken Carmelo Anthony instead (double oof)? Historical counterfa...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  6. Tennessee visits with Bernard King

    Eamonn Brennan

    Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl invited a special guest to campus yesterday. His name? Bernard King. Perhaps you've heard of him. King was a UT great that went on to a pro career in the NBA, finishing as the 31st highest scorer in NBA history. Bernard is...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  7. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2007
  8. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  9. Perfection is possible in 2013-14

    Myron Medcalf

    John Calipari has assembled one of the most talented recruiting classes in college basketball history. Perhaps the best ever. That's no exaggeration. With six McDonald's All-Americans and returning vets/NBA prospects Alex Poythress and Willie Caul...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  10. Retroactive continuity and 2012-13 Indiana

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, Indiana basketball achieved a milestone. When Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller were selected No. 2 and No. 4, respectively, in the 2013 NBA draft, the Hoosiers joined an exclusive club: One of 13 teams in college hoops history to have at lea...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  11. Ben McLemore of Kansas Jayhawks declares for NBA draft

    Kansas guard Ben McLemore announced Tuesday that he will enter the NBA draft after arguably the most successful freshman season in the school's proud basketball history.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  12. 3-point shot: Coaches Newark-bound

    Andy Katz

    1. Baylor coach Scott Drew said he is coming to Newark to witness history: three Baylor players taken in the NBA draft. All three -- Perry Jones III, Quincy Miller and Quincy Acy -- have a legitimate chance to be in the first round. Miller is on the ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  13. Video: Should draft age rules be tweaked?

    ESPN.com staff

    Should the draft age rules be tweaked? More: Myron Medcalf takes a look at this history of the NBA's age requirements, how we got to this point and possible future options. Part I | Part II...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  14. Roots of NBA draft's one-and-done rule run deep -- men's college ...

    Myron Medcalf

    In the first part of a two-day examination of the NBA's so-called one-and-done rule, ESPN.com takes a look at this history of the league's age requirements and how we got to this point.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  15. Weber State guard Damian Lillard Lillard declares for NBA draft

    Weber State guard Damian Lillard will bypass his final year of eligibility and declare for the NBA draft after one of the best individual seasons in school history.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  16. College hoops is primed to fill NBA void -- college basketball

    Dana O'Neil

    Will the NBA lockout send more fans to college basketball arenas? History says no, but college hoops is ready to command center stage this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011