| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the Spurs will still be playing in the Western Conference semifinals. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Baxter Holmes,......
| Apr 30, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The reactions swung from pure elation in Los Angeles to confusion and head-scratching around the NBA. The Lakers had just acquired Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies for Kwame Brown, Aaron McKie, Javaris Crittenton, two first-round picks and the...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Although the looming lockout could change the NBA's salary-cap rules and pay structure, let's go on the premise that the mid-level exception will resemble what it does now. And it means that teams over the cap can sign a player for about $5.5 million to...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 10:06 AM
There's little question Frank Hassell has come a long way.
Old Dominion's 6-foot-9, 260-pound power forward, who averaged 15.1 points and 9.4 rebounds as a senior, is night-and-day different from the lumbering freshman who first arrived in Norfolk,...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:12 PM
One lapse in judgment apparently led to another during the Miami Heat's opening-round NBA playoff series against the New York Knicks.
A week after Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire injured his left hand when he struck it against a fire-extinguisher...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:55 AM
If you had to pick one Indiana Pacer to have a genuine smile on his face when playing the game of basketball, point guard George Hill would be among the top candidates in which most fans would choose. At Tuesday's early afternoon shootaround at the...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:51 AM
In a move to get the hometown crowd excited about the Indiana Pacers in their first home game against the Miami Heat in round two, the Pacers followed the motto of most playoff teams these days and draped every chair at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a free...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:52 PM
MIAMI - The "White Hot" crowd had plenty of reasons to be in a Game 5 they probably weren't expecting.
A competitive upstart Pacers team who a had a newly emerging villian for the basketball fans in South Beach turned what many believed would be a...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If Shane Battier becomes the first Duke basketball player to win NCAA and NBA championships, no one can accuse him of riding MVP LeBron James’ coattails.
While James has been brilliant in leading the Miami Heat to within two victories of the title,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Oklahoma City is saddled with a 2-1 NBA Finals deficit, but the team is still talking tough.
The Thunder's Serge Ibaka told reporters he hasn't been impressed by Miami Heat star LeBron James' defense."LeBron is not a good defender," Ibaka said.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:10 AM
MIAMI The Miami Heat have officially ended its season on Monday with a massive championship parade and rally that was attended by thousands of fans.
Heat players took turns thanking a packed American Airlines Arena filled with fans wearing "white hot"...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Mike Krzyzewski lives and works in the penthouse district. Has for 25 years. Final Fours, private jets, powerful connections.
But his unsurpassed record is rooted in modesty. Working-class Chicago, military service, losing seasons.