| May 14, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Ray Allen's three-point shot with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets, 96-94, on Wednesday night at Miami.
The Heat won the series, 4-1, and will face either...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Heat beat writer
Heat in 6 games
Now the playoff tests begin, and this could be like previous Heat-Celtics and Heat-Bulls series where the number of games doesn't reflect the competitiveness. Closing it out in Brooklyn sounds about right....
| 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...
| 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,...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Los Angeles Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro, who had the most successful tenure of any coach in Clipper history, was fired last week by owner Donald Sterling. How does unparalleled success lead to termination?
Was it the intervention of star players with...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and former fiancee Kristin Cavallari had drinks with friends at Public House Friday. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews also hit the River North sports bar that night.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 9:37 PM
1. The Lakers should feel embarrassed for their 109-89 loss Monday to the Charlotte Bobcats, but this games demonstrates the need for perspective In the words of The Simpsons' Comic Book Guy, this was the "worst Lakers loss.....ever." Or at least for...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 5:55 PM
Danny Granger scored 18 points to help the
Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-92 on Friday night.
Brandon Rush added 16 points and Mike Dunleavy 15. Roy Hibbert had 13 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and three blocks for the Pacers....
| Mar 24, 2011
Danny Granger went off for 33 points on 11-of-19 shooting and Tyler Hansbrough
added 24 points as the visiting Indiana Pacers cruised past the Charlotte
Bobcats, 111-88, on Wednesday.
Roy Hibbert collected 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Pacers (32-40)...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Orlando Magic players and coaches noticed a change in Dwight Howard even before the regular season started. They reported that Howard seemed more focused and more serious in practices.
Now, with 76 games in the books, the Magic realize they'd be...