| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Free-agent forward Michael Beasley worked out this week for the Lakers for the second time.
As confirmed by his agent, Jared Karnes, Beasley has met twice with the Lakers this off-season but has yet to reach any agreement with the team on a contract....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The Miami Heat added veteran depth to their backcourt Wednesday with the signing of free-agent guard Shannon Brown.
Brown, who turns 29 on Nov. 29, recently was released by the New York Knicks.
The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: I know Leandro Barbosa and Jordan Crawford, if the Heat sign one or both, are capable of providing good offense in short bursts, but who is going to play better defense? -- Bryan, Mountain View, Calif.
A: In the absence of a rim protector other...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: We need more wing defenders. With Derrick Rose back in Chicago and LeBron James in Cleveland, we need more defense. -- Wade.
A: The irony is that Luol Deng brings that dimension, but, of course, at the cost of losing LeBron. What the Heat could...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
"The doubts were there," Alonzo Mourning admits.
You never would have known. Not through the gesticulations, the ferocity, the relentlessness he showed every night on the court for the Miami Heat.
But then you push past the veneer, in the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:02 PM
LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native’s signing with the Miami Heat a “cowardly betrayal.” James made the announcement in a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Lance Stephenson leaving the Pacers for Michael Jordan's Hornets continued the evening out of the Eastern Conference that started with the Pacers' dysfunction down the stretch of last season.
With LeBron James moving from the Heat to the Cavaliers, Luol...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:14 PM
An 82-game regular season and postseason slog, not to mention Derrick Rose's knees, will determine whether the 2014-15 Bulls are championship contenders.
But at least one thing is certain: The players they pursued in free agency believe they are....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dog pile of German teammates in the middle of the field.
Argentina’s Lionel Messi, meanwhile, ran his left hand over his face and hair, sidestepped the celebration and joined his...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Don't crown the Cleveland Cavaliers just yet.
At least one NBA legend thinks LeBron James' move from Miami to Cleveland sets up a new pecking order in the Eastern Conference--with the Bulls on top.
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson tweeted, "With...
| Jul 24, 2014
As a longtime Miami Heat fan, who has also covered and worked on the team's broadcasts in the past, I've waited for the dust to settle and held off while others spouted their opinions on your LeDeparture. But with the story getting old...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Theoretically, until the Bulls hear otherwise, they still have a chance at signing Carmelo Anthony.
Optimistically, no news was good news Tuesday as Chicago endured another long day of guessing Anthony's intentions.
Realistically, the longer this...