| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Thunder and Bulls
I'll take the team with the Big Three, but not the LeBron-Wade-Bosh combo. I'll go with the Durant-Westbrook-Harden triumvirate that makes the Thunder an even more lethal offensive club than the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:05 AM
With the NBA conference finals raging on, it’s not surprising that several Ravens players have been monitoring the 2-2 series split between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West and between the Miami Heat and the Boston...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Ten minutes before the start of practice at the Annapolis Area Christian School on Thursday night, Adrian Bowie was slouched over in a chair, waiting patiently in the lobby adjacent to the Kilby Athletic Center's main basketball court. He'd tossed the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| May 3, 2011
Memphis on a mission
I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
| May 10, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the summer of 1983, an undersized, unrecruited point guard arrived unannounced in new coach Larry Brown's office at Kansas.
After talking with him for a few moments, Brown gave Mark Turgeon a spot on the team. "I beat [Division II] Washburn for him,"...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:45 AM
NBA legend Michael Jordan said last night that Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is the "MVP of the season." Rose, who is averaging 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds per game, is one of the frontrunners, for sure, but players such as LeBron James,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:10 PM
The Carmelo Anthony Summer Pro-Am tour rolled through Baltimore on Monday night, attracting a packed house to St.Frances for what was billed as a heavyweight battle between NBA stars Kevin Durant and Brandon Jennings.
It turned out that a hometown hero...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:14 PM
LeBron James is poised to take his talents to Baltimore.
Amid the recent flurry of face-offs between leading pro-am leagues during the NBA lockout, the Miami Heat forward has said he will join a group of NBA stars that Tuesday will represent the...