Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Adreian Payne had a tough night shooting in his NBA summer league finale on Saturday, but the Atlanta Hawks' No. 15 pick of the first round made his team as effective as any other player when he was on the floor in a 78-71 loss to the Houston Rockets.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  The 2013-14 season didn’t end in the storybook way that so many people expected it to for the Michigan State Basketball team. It’s impossible to tell whether the jinx from President Obama or Shabazz Napier had more to do with it, but either way the Spartans failed to reach the Final Four in what turned out to be the last season for Gary Harris, Keith Appling and Adreian Payne.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Harris, a 6-foot-3, 179-pound transfer from West Virginia, will be sitting out the 2014-15 campaign by NCAA rule, much to he chagrin of his new teammates. "I was playing open gym with him (Monday), and he was on my team,'' Spartans' captain Travis Trice said. "I told him, 'man, I wish we had you this year and that I could play beside you.' He can do it all.''
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "I'm still waiting to hear; hopefully in the next month,'' Forbes told Mlive.com on Tuesday night following his Moneyball summer league game. Forbes, who signed with the Spartans on June 13 after two seasons at Cleveland State, has applied for a hardship waiver, as he has an immediate relative in the Lansing area dealing with an illness. Forbes has two years of eligibility remaining, but if the NCAA denies his waiver request, he would be mandated to sit out this season.
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Men's Basketball campusinsiders.com —  Campus Insiders will take a look at the players who will be making headlines next year and going beyond the court to bring you closer to the stars than ever. The latest player in the spotlight is Michigan State's Branden Dawson. Discuss »
Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Graham Couch talk MSU hoops with the one-and-only, Jud Heathcote, legendary MSU head basketball coach for 19 seasons from 1976-95.


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Men's Basketball db.lsj.com —  Green, who will be heading into his third season with the Golden State Warriors, is one of 13 players selected to the team that will train with the USA National squad next week in Las Vegas.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State men's basketball student-athletes Dan Chapman and Colby Wollenman have been named to the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, as announced by The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Monday, July 21. The Honors Court recognizes men's collegiate basketball student-athletes across the country that excelled in the classroom last season. Discuss »
Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Nairn, certainly no taller than the 5-foot-10 he's listed, was a consensus Top 100 recruit and had scholarship offers from Indiana, Kansas, Iowa, Memphis and Minnesota among many others, largely because of his speed and ability to penetrate defenses. But it's his leadership that continues to impress teammates and has played a role in the Spartans enjoying what Izzo believes is one of the best offseasons in his 19 years as head coach.
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Men's Basketball db.lsj.com —  Summer league play in the NBA wraps up Monday with the championship game in Las Vegas. Here’s a look at how former Michigan State and Lansing-area players performed in the summer league sessions in both Orlando and Las Vegas.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State already has two pieces of Lansing Sexton’s 2012 Class B state championship basketball team in Denzel Valentine and Bryn Forbes. Trevor Manuel could make it a third. The former Sexton forward/center, who spent last year at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, has a scholarship offer from Michigan State for the 2015 recruiting class.
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