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  1. 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
  2. Florida Gulf Coast-San Diego St. Preview

    Florida Gulf Coast-San Diego St. Preview

    Preview | March 23, 2013
  3. We already miss you big time, Shaquille O'Neal

    Stephen A. Smith

    After 19 seasons, Shaq is gone and his big shoes will never be filled.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Dwyane Wade says that in his next life he'd like to come back as a trust-fund baby. I'm surprised to hear that, frankly. Isn't he addicted to the pride of accomplishment? Most self-made successes are junkies for that. And for those of you hung up on ...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "For the self-made draft experts, twisted emotions are implicit this time of year. The draft is Thursday. Fans are devouring mock drafts and player biographies and learning hard-to-pronounce European names. The...

    Blog | June 22, 2009
  6. Chalmers to skip senior season at Kansas, stay in draft

    Kansas guard Mario Chalmers, the 2008 Final Four most outstanding player, has decided to forgo his senior season and remain in the upcoming NBA draft, joining teammates Brandon Rush and Darrell Arthur.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2008
  7. Our stat reveals truth about shooting

    John Hollinger

    When it comes to "True Shooting Percentage," nobody beats Minnesota's Fred Hoiberg.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2005
  8. Book on split, move to New Orleans due in October

    New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn has written a book about the acrimonious departure of his team from Charlotte last year.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2003
  9. Self needed to be selfish and go to Kansas

    Andy Katz

    Bill Self doesn't like to disappoint people. But it would've frustrated those around him if he didn't head to Kansas.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2003
  10. Believe it or not, Dirk plays good D

    Tim MacMahon

    Here's a little secret about Dirk Nowitzki: He's pretty proud of the defender that he's developed into. Nowitzki has made countless self-deprecating comments about his defense over the course of his career, but the truth is he's a heck of a lot be...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  11. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: I always found Allen Iverson to be a polarizing figure, he was self-confident to a level that some felt was off-putting but I think that's what made him special in a lot of ways. I'm sure there was a rather substantial...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  12. Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love goes right back to being his u...

    Seth Landman, Special to

    Seth Landman recaps Wednesday's games from a fantasy perspective, highlighting Kevin Love's return and Paul George's 37-point effort.

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2012
  13. Kansas Jayhawks' Thomas Robinson to forgo senior year, enter NBA ...

    Thomas Robinson, the brawny Kansas forward who overcame personal tragedy to lead his team to a national runner-up finish this season, is leaving for the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  14. Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self's tough love made all the differe...

    Dana O'Neil

    The entire Kansas community was ready to comfort Thomas Robinson. But without tough love from Bill Self, Robinson would not be the All-American candidate he is today.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  15. Jarnell Stokes earned his respect

    Dave Telep

    His dad's tough love and his own self motivation have made Jarnell Stokes one of the best.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  16. NBA Finals 2011: Dallas Mavericks' DeShawn Stevenson: Sweet to be...

    Tim MacMahon

    DeShawn Stevenson said that beating the Heat after the classless things they did was sweet.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011