A Return for the Draft
Duke wing Gerald Henderson was the first of seven conference players taken in the first round. He was chosen 12th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats. North Carolina forward Tyler Hansbrough went 13th, the first of four Heels to go in the draft.
As expected, the Los Angeles Clippers took Oklahoma's Blake Griffin (above) with the first overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. Memphis selected Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet with the second pick and Oklahoma City took Arizona State's James Harden at No. 3. In the second round, two players with local ties -- Georgetown's DaJuan Summers (McDonogh) and Miami's Jack McClinton (Calvert Hall) were picked by Detroit and San Antonio, respectively
Michael Jordan interested in buying Bobcats
The Charlotte Bobcats are for sale and Michael Jordan is interested.
Atlanta finalized its deal for Jamal Crawford (left), then picked up Jeff Teague from Wake Forest in the draft.
MICHAEL WILBON The Wizards' draft-night dream could have come true if they'd held on to the No. 5 pick and taken Spanish guard Ricky Rubio.
Williams could help Memphis
If the decision to relocate closer to home means Duke's Elliot Williams will soon play basketball for Memphis, it would be another sign the school easily can survive the losses of coach John Calipari and player Tyreke Evans, plus possible NCAA sanctions.
Desmond Scott arrives at Duke today for the start of his college football career. He'll unpack, meet his roommate and start classes on Monday.
N.C. State's success in football recruiting this spring and summer was a factor in the Wolfpack getting a commitment from 6-foot-2, 315-pound defensive lineman Thomas Teal on Wednesday.
The ever-changing quarterback situation at Boston College was jolted again when Joe Boisture, the junior from Saline, Mich., backed out of the verbal commitment and switched to Michigan State.
Like cousin, like brother
While Clemson forward Trevor Booker and younger brother Devin are visiting Serbia and Clemson, respectively, their mother Tracey will be elsewhere.