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  • NBA free agents: Updates on Class of 2012

    <b>NBA free agents:</b> Updates on Class of 2012
    An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
  • ASK IRA: Is Battier all there is in free agency for Heat? (Updated)

     
    Q: So now no  T-Mac (Atlanta), no Grant Hill (back to Phoenix), no Sam Dalembert (money), no Nene (Denver), no Caron Butler (Bulls or Spurs), no Jamal Crawford (back to Atlanta). I thought people would be lining up at the AAA to play with these guys. What...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Friday, Nov. 19

     
    It wasn't a very welcome homecoming for Hedo Turkoglu or Grant Hill, as both players were booed — Hill moreso than Turk — and the Suns lost big. About the boos: I think everyone understands the boos for Hill. He set the franchise back years...
  • Lakers' 16-game home winning streak over Utah Jazz shows trends in performance

     
    The Lakers aren't making much of this, no matter how impressive it sounds. But facts are facts and they say this: The Lakers have beaten the Utah Jazz 16 consecutive times at Staples Center, and No. 17 could come Tuesday night. Even though the Lakers have...
  • Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings

    Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings
    The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
  • Kobe Bryant vuelve a salvar a los Lakers

    Kobe Bryant vuelve a salvar a los Lakers
    Kobe Bryant rubricó 38 puntos para llevar en volandas a los Lakers a la primera victoria en las semifinales del Oeste (109-98) frente a unos correosos Jazz de Utah, que lucharon hasta el final. Pau Gasol sumó un nuevo doble-doble con 18 tantos y 10...
  • Ask Sam: Sam Smith's NBA mailbag

    I recall that at the time of the Tyson Chandler trade, many people predicted that the Bulls would regret getting Wallace in a year or two. He was already slipping. Also, obtaining Wallace did not mean the Bulls had to give away Tyson Chandler for almost...
  • Gooden leads Bulls past Jazz

    Gooden leads Bulls past Jazz
    For 48 blessed minutes of game action, the focus finally shifted from insubordination, oversleeping and off-the-court silliness to basketball. For 48 minutes, the Bulls resembled the hard-working, scrappy bunch that used teamwork instead of tantrums to...
  • Obama: U.S. 'not at war with Islam'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, capping a European tour with an address to the Turkish Parliament today, issued a call for "a common ground'' between East and West that he has voiced in his travels across the......
  • Lakers find Thursday's practice instrumental in 106-92 victory over Utah Jazz

     
    The Lakers walked into Thursday's practice with more of an eagerness to play than to sulk. They approached the practice with more of an eagerness to learn than to point fingers. And they finished the practice with more of an eagerness to replicate the...
  • Kobe Bryant's poor shooting past two games reveal a mixed bag in shot selection

     
    The timing couldn't have been more coincidental. After Lakers guard Kobe Bryant signed a three-year extension, he's followed up the past two games shooting 13 of 47 from the field. Those two games surely don't overshadow Bryant's storied 13-year career,...
  • Finally Awake From My NBA Coma – A Recap

     
    Did anyone else tell themselves that they wouldn’t sit around all day and watch the playoffs? I know I’m guilty. Despite telling myself to get work done, I always found myself gravitating back to the TV. If you weren’t a slave to ESPN or A...