| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:24 AM
The Miami Heat may be the homecoming kings, but the Boston Celtics are still in the court. During a Tuesday afternoon conference call with TNT analysts Reggie Miller, Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, all three felt strongly that the Celtics would...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The NBA will open the regular season on Tuesday, a prediction you couldn't have made last season at this time.
Actually, I don't think anybody would object to playing another 66-game season. Well, the owners would. They'd play 106 if they could get...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:48 PM
David Stern, the NBA commissioner has wielded unquestioned power over his sport in a way rarely seen over the last 30 years.
He will retire in February of 2014, handing power over to his longtime deputy, Adam Silver. It is unlikely that any...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:59 PM
This is what you have, Orlando Magic fans.
These are the players who want to play for you.
"This is the place I want to be," team captain Jameer Nelson says. "I love this team, and I love this town."
And this is what you have, Orlando Magic players....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The NBA's Hot Stove League is heating up, but the trade winds mostly leave players cold. With the Feb. 21 deadline looming, it is an uncomfortable time of year.
J.J. Redick's name has been bandied about. You can't blame J.J. for wondering if he might...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Dwight Howard stood in the Lakers' locker room before the Miami game with an arm around his girlfriend.
"Judy," he said, while introducing her to everyone.
That's Judy, as in his imaginary girlfriend, as in take that, Robert Horry.
Now how can you...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.
You can look it up.
It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Among other things, Jacque Vaughn has dealt with injuries, rookies and a 10-game losing streak in his first season as a head coach. He also noticed along the way that he did not have Dwight Howard.
Next up on Vaughn's agenda: the Feb. 21 trade deadline,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Five months after the most monumental trade in Magic history, it's looking more and more like Rob Hennigan isn't just the Magic's general manager, he's also an expert orthopedic physician, a relentless private detective and a mysterious fortune teller all...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:09 PM
HAMPTON – After a difficult eight weeks, Hampton University is beginning to establish balance and consistency, just in time to dive into its conference schedule.
The Pirates received double-figure contributions from four players and held off...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The Magic played the defending champion Heat for the first time since Nik Vucevic left in that nasty trade saga.
That was Dwight Howard.
Just got the big men confused after watching Dwight, er, Nik.
Playing the game of his young NBA...