| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:10 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first of 14 entries, the Lakers were ranked ahead of the New Orleans Pelicans.
Are the Lakers better than the Oklahoma City Thunder?
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:20 PM
At 25 — not ready for his AARP card, but some five years older than the NBA rookie he once aspired to be — Stefan Welsh still has game. If you don't believe that, you obviously weren't at Maury High School on a Saturday afternoon in late June....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some amazing giant signs are popping up around Los Angeles this week. One can be seen on the side of Staples Center. Another is on a billboard high above Hollywood Boulevard. The signs contain only one word, yet there can be no debate about its meaning....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:36 PM
MIAMI -- He converted seven three-pointers against the Thunder in the game that gave the Heat the 2012 NBA championship. He started the June 20 Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Spurs that gave the Heat their second consecutive title.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Dan Marino is No. 1.
Larry Csonka is No. 2.
No questions, right? They belong at the top of South Florida's Greatest Athlete list, right? Marino cackled with a football electricity that won games, sold tickets and defined a new city. Csonka was the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:06 AM
It started last week at the Orlando Pro Summer League and assuredly will continue this coming week at the Las Vegas summer league, the speculation about LeBron James and his 2014 opt-out and what's next.
Yes, you could bury your head in the sand,...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:09 AM
Andrew Robinson is moving up to the big leagues. After serving five years as an assistant coach and head coach of the Imperial Valley College women’s basketball program, he will be transitioning to the men’s for the 2013 season.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Earning straight A’s and just one B in high school is right on par with winning two NBA Championships, Miami Heat player Shane Battier told 250 students in Fort Lauderdale Monday.
“That’s something I’m just as proud of,”...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Besides being a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat, Chicago native Dwyane Wade is also a champion of style. Regarded as one of the best-dressed players in the league, Wade's style has garnered a lot of attention.
The short pants suit he wore...