| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
If you had been there outside the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich on that steamy July night in 2010, wilting among the 300 rubberneckers to 21st century sporting hubris, you would have understood why they burned LeBron James' jersey and pulled down that...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:43 AM
LeBron James is removing his talents from Miami.
Four years after stunning the NBA world with “The Decision,” the Miami Heat forward announced an even larger revelation on SI.com Friday, perhaps destined to be called “The Redemption.&...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Victor Oladipo strode off the court, and an NBA public-relations official ushered him to a corner of a room the league had reserved for interviews after Friday night’s Rising Stars Challenge.
Oladipo glanced to his left and his...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chris Grant will need to get creative when he re-formats his resume for his next job.
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers executive who was fired as general manager this week was responsible for drafting the disaster that is Anthony Bennett, signing the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:16 PM
BURLINGTON, N.J. — Nikki Reed knew she had to move. Though she had lived her entire life in Mobile, Ala., Reed watched her oldest son, Jacoby, go from being a promising high school basketball player to being sent away to state prison at age 17 for...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers 120 - Lakers 118 (end of regulation)
Nick Young's three-point attempt with 9.9 seconds left in the game wouldn't fall, extinguishing a late Lakers' rally against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Instead, the Cavaliers hold on for a 120-118...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:14 PM
CLEVELAND — The Orlando Magic have lost 22 times this season.
Thursday night's defeat probably hurt worse than any of the others.
The Magic took a 10-point lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers with 1:34 remaining in regulation, then made mistake...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A Friday night that started with such promise for the Orlando Magic ended in frustration.
They jumped out to a 14-point lead in the first quarter and led by as many as six points in the fourth. Their prized rookie guard played one of his best games. And...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The pandemonium in Perkasie did not reflect very well on the culture of professional basketball, which, unlike that of pro hockey, can be a little rowdy.
Borough officials decided to rent the community swimming pool for an Aug. 11 party billed as...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Busy with my life of slinging brilliant insight and watching as much NBA playoff basketball as I can manage, I’d pledged to catch only the second half of Tuesday night’s Memphis-San Antonio game, and in doing so completely forgot to watch...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:15 PM
During the first half Friday night, Orlando Magic players spent too much time trying to make difficult plays on offense instead of easy plays.
Glen Davis called it "hero" ball. They attempted crosscourt passes when a simple swing passes would've...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Last season: 30-10, 10-8
Coach: Rick Pitino
Top Players: Peyton Siva, Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng
Keep an eye on: Luke Hancock
The skinny: The Cardinals had their ups and downs, losing to Providence by 31 points in midseason, but came on...