| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Someone has to say this: Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball ever, fears LeBron James. And LeBron James, his closest rival for that distinction, is definitely gunning for him.
All the evidence one needs was the small media skirmish Jordan stirred up...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Apparently, Magic GM Rob Hennigan was such a fan of Tobias Harris that he wasn't interested in trading J.J. Redick to Milwaukee unless Harris was included in the deal.
Harris, 20, has lived up to any and all expectations that Hennigan had for him so...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
This Sunday or next Sunday: Which matters more?
The first of consecutive Sunday games for the Miami Heat is against an established rival, on the road, nationally televised by ABC.
The second is against an emerging, big muscle threat, albeit...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:42 AM
For What it’s Worth---on this February 21 -- Do coaches even have plays to try and get a game winning shot with? All you ever see in college hoops anymore is, usually, a guard holding the ball until about 0:09 seconds are left. Then he usually works...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Big Threes these days come with Hall of Fame expectations.
It probably will be the case for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
It almost assuredly will be the case for Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
And depending on the...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
This may not be a preview to 2014, when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hold their opt-out clauses, but the Heat are in the midst of having the opportunity to experience some of the more chilling aspects of the NBA's new collective-bargaining...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Having a father or brother with NBA ties is a valuable asset for a high school basketball player.
At unbeaten Torrance Bishop Montgomery (20-0), Lamond Murray Jr. and Stephen Thompson Jr., both sons of former NBA players, have taken advantage of their...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:17 PM
While the Ducks were missing the playoffs last spring for the second time in three seasons, the Kings were winning the Stanley Cup and captivating the modest but passionate local hockey audience.
The Ducks were pushed to the brink of oblivion and they...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers may yet impact the NBA championship race.
Although perhaps not the way Jerry Buss, Jim Buss, Jeanie Buss or busloads of fans in the Southland anticipated.
With every Lakers loss making it clearer that the mix is not...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:02 AM
For 12-year-old NBA fan Kyle Bolor, sitting courtside at the Sacramento Kings game Friday night was a chance to not just watch some hoops, but to see his father honored for making the ultimate sacrifice for his country.
Kyle's father, Kelly Martin Bolor,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:48 PM
If you haven't noticed, it's all rainbows and gumdrops for the post-Dwight Howard Magic.
The real Magic Kingdom doesn't spout this much squeaky-clean goodness and positive vibes.
During this rebuild, pardon our pixie dust.
At media day last October,...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Virginia Beach's mayor is setting a Monday deadline for Comcast Spectacor and an NBA team to agree on a lease for a proposed $300 million arena.
Mayor Will Sessoms tells media outlets that the city can't ask the General Assembly to provide $150...