| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 - Dean Garrett hit a follow shot with four seconds left in the third overtime as second-ranked Indiana escaped with an 86-85 college basketball victory over Wisconsin.
1992 - Grant Hill scored 20 points and played 40 minutes for the third...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 2:41 PM
John Gabriel was reading a magazine article when he noticed his ring finger quivering again.
The former general manager of the Magic can look back now with more whimsy than fear, recalling the moment when his life changed forever.
"Of all things,"...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.
In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:13 PM
The best pro basketball team in Los Angeles isn't thinking much about tomorrow. It's having too much fun with today.
But tomorrow, also known as Grant Hill, sat behind the Clippers bench Wednesday night, looking dapper in a light brown sport coat and...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:08 PM
This just in: The Rolling Stones announced they are holding out Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood for next Saturday's concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. They're old and tired, and have been on the road forever, you see.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:42 PM
Most of us don't speak West Virginian.
It's a tricky language, but just part of the job now as we get to know Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni and what he's really saying when he speaks.
For example, I wanted to know if anyone has ever used the expression...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Most little kids would be shy in a locker room filled with huge basketball players and clamoring reporters.
Not Chris Paul's son.
After games, the 3-year-old whirls around the locker room charming his father's teammates and being irresistibly adorable....
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:28 PM
LOS ANGELES — The NHL lockout allowed Saturday's Bulls-Clippers tipoff to shift from an afternoon matinee to 51/2 hours later, although the NBA could schedule a game at 3 a.m. and Tom Thibodeau's approach would be the same.
"You just have to be...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:08 AM
Couldn’t you imagine if the Magic hadn’t traded Dwight Howard to the Lakers?
L.A. likely would have been stuck with the bad knees of Andrew Bynum, who has yet to play this season for the Philadelphia 76ers.
And couldn’t you imagine...