| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:21 PM
JACKSONVILLE — Butterflies swirled inside Victor Oladipo's stomach as tipoff approached Wednesday night.
He was about to make his NBA preseason debut, and as he stretched at center court before the national anthem, he saw Julius Erving, Rick...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The top 10 individual performances by an athlete in a team setting from the 2012-13 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department.
1 Isacson saves, CV wins CIF, Feb. 23 — When Gabriel Isaacson emerged from the pool on the 23rd...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
MaxPreps.com, in a very unscientific survey using the high schools of current NBA players and a rating service, has concluded that Los Angeles would produce the best five-man starting unit. Their group would include Russell Westbrook (Leuzinger), Jrue...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Don't look now Magic, but Andrew Wiggins' pursuers are gaining on you.
Along with the usual bottom-feeding suspects -- Charlotte, Phoenix and Sacramento – the field chasing next year's prized lottery class is suddenly crowded.
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:39 PM
LA CAÑADA — In 2006 and 2007, La Cañada High athletics created an awful lot of history in the pool and gym that are still talked about and used as comparisons for today’s Spartans teams.
A quartet of former Spartans largely responsible for...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:28 PM
One of the best NBA analysts in recent memory keeps saying things that convince me the Bulls have gotten inside the heads of the 76ers.
His name is Doug Collins.
The more the 76ers coach with the gift of gab talks, the less I believe his team can...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 PM
The Orlando Magic lost their home preseason opener against the Philadelphia 76ers 102-95 Thursday night in front of an announced crowd of 18,106 at Amway Center. Here’s a recap of the best and the worst from the Magic’s perspective.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:06 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving ranks as one of the best young point guards in the NBA. The Philadelphia 76ers' Jrue Holiday continues to make strides.
But Irving's and Holiday's rising-star status probably doesn't...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Not that long ago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau stood at a podium after a rare lousy performance and implored players in his own inimitable way.
"Do. Your. Job.'' Thibodeau barked in his baritone voice April 16 after the Bulls lost at home to the Wizards....
| May 23, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The Sixers will get a chance to re-create some NBA history after forcing a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals with Boston. Philadelphia defeats the Celtics 82-75 in Game 6 at home. 30 years ago, the 76ers went to Boston and won a Game 7 to...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:29 AM
PHILADELPHIA —Allen Iverson made an appearance on the floor before the game, cupping his ear and hugging and high-fivin' his way to center court to deliver the gameball.
Julius Erving, sitting in a suite, made a towel-waving cameo on the video...