| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:28 PM
As the son of a former player and coach in the NBA, Mike Dunleavy Jr. has been around basketball his entire life. Entering his 12th season, the swingman came to Chicago as a free agent last summer to help the Bulls reach their goal of an NBA title.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Matt Barnes was back on the practice court for a shoot-around Wednesday, along with a new set of goggles and a flurry of nicknames.
“They’ve been all over the place,” the Clippers small forward said, “from Eric Dickerson to James...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:07 PM
As legions of fans awaited news about Derrick Rose's MRI results Saturday, Bulls legend Scottie Pippen played video games with his fans in a mall.
If Pippen had any insider information or was worried about the effect those results would have on the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:40 AM
CINCINNATI — Perhaps no coach in the NBA better understands the situation Jacque Vaughn inherited with the Orlando Magic than the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Byron Scott.
Scott was hired as the Cavs’ coach on July 1, 2010, just one week before...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Kobe Bryant spent the eve of Lakers media day coaching a celebrity basketball team in Dubai, which may not be as bizarre as it seems given his NBA team is roughly half a world away from where it usually is this time of year.
Expectations haven't been...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Jun 22, 2013
Gary Vitti is at home cooking dinner for a few friends. But you can't escape the feeling that he's got someplace else he'd rather be.
He loves to cook, no doubt about that. And he's good at it. But at this time of year, Vitti really ought to be...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:37 PM
5:02 p.m. We're here at the Star Plaza outside Staples Center where at 5 p.m. the tribute to Lakers Hall of FamerJerry West will begin. It's expected to last an hour and will culminate with the unveiling of a 14-foot, nearly 1,500-pound bronze bust of the...