| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Several months ago, Josh Selby was talking on the phone to mentor Carmelo Anthony. It was just a friendly conversation between two men who know exactly what it feels like to be a basketball prodigy from inner city Baltimore.
Anthony, a four-time NBA all-...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore's most prominent basketballer, Carmelo Anthony, has been the subject of trade talk since his wedding this summer. As my colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in this feature last month, the uncertainty and the negative feedback from Denver...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Isiah Thomas can recall facing Maryland once in his college basketball career, as a sophomore guard at Indiana in the NCAA tournament "the year we won it."
That would have been in 1981, when the Hoosiers crushed the Terps by 35 points in the second...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:46 PM
When Pe'Son Howard broke his left foot early during one of Maryland's preseason practices, many wondered whether the sophomore point guard would be back by the time Atlantic Coast Conference season began in January. There was even talk of Howard...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Carmelo Anthony stood completely motionless for minutes on end on Tuesday while others circled around and looked on. Madame Tussauds wax museum called it a prank.
New York Knicks fans just call it, “running the offense.”
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:15 PM
With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
| Jan 18, 2012
Todd M. Adams
Recently, USA Basketball took a different approach to choosing its roster, giving more thought to building a cohesive team.
That is why the biggest name left off the team is bound to come from the NBA's...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Poor Carmelo Anthony. He got what he wished for last season and was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks. Ungodly gobs of money and recognition was awaiting the Baltimore native's arrival in New York. But something awkward happened on his...
| Feb 14, 2012
He's good, but no star
Jeremy Lin is the real deal — as long as the expectation is NBA rotation player and not star.
There's a reason Lin went undrafted, got cut and sat low on the depth chart until recently. And,...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:36 PM
It's late in the first half of a tournament game, more than 3,000 basketball fans have filled the auditorium, and as the Patterson High Clippers of Baltimore toss the ball inbounds and head up the court, a spectator leans over to speak to his young son....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:47 AM
The phenomenal debut of New York Knicks' rookie Jeremy Lin -- a Harvard-educated Asian-American -- has stunned the basketball world. Lin was not offered a Division I scholarship, went undrafted after college, and was cut by two NBA teams this season....
| Feb 18, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Big-game settings are nothing new to former Maryland star Greivis Vasquez. The intensity of the matchups with Duke and North Carolina during his years in College Park, as well as what he experienced as an NBA rookie last season with the Memphis Grizzlies,...