| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Heart and Hustle is back Magic fans! In case you didn’t get the memo, two exciting plays from Orlando’s playoff victory Tuesday night provide documentation that there’s been a resurrection: JJ Redick wrestling the ball away from Kirk...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Below is the third post in a series looking at potential Lakers assistant coaches. We'll look at John Kuester, who, The Times' Broderick Turner recently reported, probably would be hired by new Lakers Coach Mike Brown for his staff should the Detroit...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
There's a silver lining of the lockout for Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy: He can attend coaching events that the season would ordinarily keep him away from, like the FABC coaches clinic he headlined at Oviedo High School on Tuesday afternoon, and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Magic fans, welcome to Heart & Hustle, Part 2. Remember the 1999-2000 season? It was Operation Rebuild, otherwise known as Thanks, Shaq, For Nothing. A dozen years later…it’s Operation Rebuild, The Sequel, otherwise known as Thanks, Dwight,...
| Jun 20, 2011
For Joe Dumars, it is nearly decision time. The Pistons President of Basketball Operations is facing a couple of important decisions this off-season, hiring another head coach, and attempting to find a diamond in the rough in this Thursday's NBA draft....
| Feb 25, 2011
Elton Brand had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers reached .500 for the first time this season in a 110-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Led by a resurgent Brand, the Sixers have rebounded from a 3-13 start to get...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Well, that was fun, huh?
Covering spectacularly bad teams and unexpectedly good teams are most beat writers' dream, and I've been lucky to do both thanks to the Tim Floyd-era, the 2004-05 Scott Skiles team and now this team. And this season has far...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?"
That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
| Feb 12, 2012
John Wall matched a career-high with 15 assists and scored all nine of his points during a game-changing run in the second half as the Wizards earned their second road win of the season with a 98-77 thumping of the Pistons.
JaVale McGee recorded a...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:44 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Orlando Magic know there will be plenty of nights in this compressed NBA season in which they will feel lethargic. They also know any team is bound to produce a bad performance sooner or later as it completes a pair of...
| Feb 14, 2012
Tim Duncan had 18 points and 13 rebounds, as the Spurs hung on for a 99-95 win over the Pistonson Tuesday.
Tony Parker scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth quarter for the Spurs, who won their eighth straight and improved to 4-0 on their annual...
| Mar 26, 2012
Rodney Stuckey's jumper with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the Detroit Pistons to a 79-77 victory over the Washington Wizardson Monday.
Stuckey, who came back after a three-game absence due to a toe injury, scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter...