| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:43 PM
CLEVELAND — With the 2013-14 trade deadline looming at 3 p.m. Thursday, this is the most unsettled time of the season for NBA players. The possibility of a trade and the false rumors that spread so easily over social media can create angst for...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN:
-- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Grant Hill retired as a basketball player a few months ago, but he's not done working.
He's a partner in Penta Mezzanine Fund, an Orlando-based private investment firm he co-founded.
He's done some public speaking.
And he's plunged into the world of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is renowned for his NBA success — but did you know that he’s a former hockey player and still a hockey fan?
Jeff Moeller of the Kings’ public relations staff did a nice piece on Jackson’s hockey...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern.
He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, Monty Williams will be busy when the Orlando Magic honor Tracy McGrady during tonight's regular-season opener at Amway Center.
That's OK. Williams already knows how good McGrady was.
Williams was McGrady’s...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Position: Head coach.
Who's the man: Jacque Vaughn.
Why he got the job: The Magic not only adopted a youth movement in player personnel, but made Vaughn the league's youngest coach (then 37) when he was hired to replace Stan Van Gundy in the summer of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:12 PM
On his way out of the NBA, Tracy McGrady has taken issue with the likes of Heat forward Michael Beasley still being in the game....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Victor Oladipo has achieved two of his childhood dreams in the last week.
On Tuesday, he started participating in his first NBA training camp.
And the other day, through a stroke of luck, he met one of his childhood idols, former Orlando Magic...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
As Orlando Magic scouts and front-office executives prepared for the 2013 NBA Draft, they asked countless questions about the top prospects. Team officials contacted high-school coaches, college coaches, strength-and-conditioning specialists —...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Free-agent forward Antawn Jamison told The Times on Monday afternoon that he’d reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Clippers for the veteran’s minimum of $1.4 million.
Jamison, a 15-year veteran who spent last season with the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:35 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens, an Australian Open semifinalist and a rising American talent, survived a match full of errors in which she wasted two match points on her own serve but beat Mandy Minella, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), on Monday in a first-round U....