| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
DENVER — If a teammate ever asks for advice on whether to play with an injury, Arron Afflalo says he usually answers the question something like this: "If you can play, get out there and play. If you're going to [play halfway], sit down and recover....
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Watching from afar
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, on his visibility after attending only his second game of the season when his team played the Atlanta Hawks in London: "Frankly speaking, there's a lot of criticism that I am not in Brooklyn....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The 2013-14 NBA season kicks off Tuesday with one of the most anticipated matchups of the year: Bulls-Heat.
Derrick Rose is back. The Heat will get their championship rings for a second straight year. And if you were looking for a better storyline on...
| May 17, 2013
You owed us more.
Derrick Rose, if you sift through the city's anger, blind support, unhappiness and general confusion, you likely will find one overarching emotion: a deep-rooted disappointment.
Throughout Chicago, your story is nearly a refrain, a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK — Given that the Bulls have waited two years for a rematch with the Heat, two days for another chance doesn't seem like that long.
The Nets forced Thursday's Game 6 at the United Center with Monday night's 110-91 triumph at the Barclays...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
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,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Greatness comes to the United Center on Wednesday night. LeBron James will be in concert. He will be backed by the Miami Heat symphony.
The Heat are the reigning champions, they own a remarkable 27-game winning streak and James is the MVP, it’s...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...