| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Since mid-February of the 2005-06 season, the Orlando Magic have regarded Jameer Nelson as their first-string point guard. He started every game unless an injury plagued him. And if a game was close, and if Nelson didn't have foul trouble, the Magic...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Of all the key NBA offseason personnel dates, including the July 1 start of free-agency negotiations and the July 10 start of the offseason signing and trading periods, the one that most resonates for the Heat figures to come Thursday.
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Over the past week, we've seen Dwight Howard booed in Orlando, Carmelo Anthony jeered in Denver, Raymond Felton derided in Portland.
All as expected. In the NBA, you can't go home again.
LeBron James, of course, knows that as well as anyone,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The next step in NBA video replay appears imminent, and it is an area near and dear to the heart of the Miami Heat defense.
As with the case with out-of-bounds plays, the NBA is considering adding review for block-charge situations in the final...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
As Derrick Rose continually dominated the Miami Heat's ball boys during pregame warmups at AmericanAirlines Arena, it became increasingly clear that the Chicago Bulls were largely playing for the future these past two weeks.
Without Rose, as...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:53 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger and George Hill each scored 18 points and Leandro Barbosa added 14 against his former team as Indiana beat visiting Toronto for the third time in as many meetings this season 103-98.
The Pacers (35-22) fended...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
This Sunday or next Sunday: Which matters more?
The first of consecutive Sunday games for the Miami Heat is against an established rival, on the road, nationally televised by ABC.
The second is against an emerging, big muscle threat, albeit...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
This may not be a preview to 2014, when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hold their opt-out clauses, but the Heat are in the midst of having the opportunity to experience some of the more chilling aspects of the NBA's new collective-bargaining...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 3:49 PM
TORONTO — It takes a lot to anger coach Jacque Vaughn.
But the Orlando Magic found a way Sunday.
They played terribly at the start of a game. Again.
After a miserable first quarter, the Magic played even worse in the fourth and lost a winnable...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:48 PM
The Toronto Raptors nearly blew another double-digit lead to the Indiana Pacers, but survived five potential game-tying shots in the final 22.9 seconds to come away with a 74-72 victory.
The Raptors, coming off a triple-overtime loss to the Jazz on...