| Apr 16, 2010
| 4:33 PM
TNT analyst Charles Barkley says he doesn't think the Charlotte Bobcats can beat the Orlando Magic in the first round of the NBA playoffs....
| Apr 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
NBA TV and TNT analyst Kevin McHale previews the upcoming Charlotte Bobcats-Orlando Magic playoff series...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 3:58 PM
The playoff push is in full effect. The beat writer dog days are in the rearview mirror. I was all geared up for an exciting finish and then my 4-year-old cut off a conversation with me last weekend by saying, "You're boring me, Daddy."
So now it's...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 3:06 AM
Elton Brand scored 20 points, Lou Williams and Jrue Holiday each had 19, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New York Knicks 106-96 on Sunday.
Evan Turner, the No. 2 pick and last season's college player of the year, added 14 points and 10 rebounds in...
| May 10, 2011
| 4:02 PM
As coaching trees go, Mike Krzyzewski's is hardly a towering pine. It's not Charlie Brown's Christmas shrub, but suffice to say the branches could use some work.
All of which add intrigue to Jeff Capel's return to Duke and the perennial speculation as to...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 2:38 PM
The recent controversy over Ald. Edward Burke’s bodyguard detail has focused attention on Chicago’s politically rancorous Council Wars era, and Burke himself nodded toward that time during discussions today about the city’s upcoming...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:48 PM
While far from a fairy tale, Frank Vogel's short tenure as Pacers' head coach has generally been positive.
The team seems happier in their body language and in the play and the team is in the position of holding a playoff spot instead of fighting for...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers spent the days leading up to Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers having to listen to the same thing: they can beat the weak teams but they can't compete against teams expected to be in the playoffs.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:35 AM
Almost everybody who has played basketball since grade school wants to be a starter. But in the NBA, even quality players must be resigned to coming off the bench.
It's a job that calls for stars to swallow their pride and ego, and sacrifice for the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:43 AM
Nearly everybody does it. Flopping, that is.
Soccer, famously known for its players taking phantom dives to get calls, has nothing on the NBA anymore.
"We have seen throughout these playoffs some outstanding acting by our top-notch players," color...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:47 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Dwight Howard sat stone-faced near the end of the Orlando Magic bench as the final minutes ticked down inside the Wells Fargo Centeron Monday night. The Magic were about to lose their fourth consecutive game, and Howard must have...