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With CourtVision, fans get an early look at the future of NBA basketball

Every Wednesday morning, a dozen or so coworkers from the analytics firm Second Spectrum play co-ed pickup basketball on the court inside the Alpine Recreation Center downtown. The games used to be slow paced, even instructional, but those days are long gone. The company has grown and so has the...

  • Podcast: NBA players (and writers) sure do love their sneakers

    Podcast: NBA players (and writers) sure do love their sneakers

    In the latest episode of the “Arrive Early, Leave Late” podcast, NBA columnist Dan Woike talks about the sport’s shoe culture and his contributions to The Times’ recent special section dedicated to basketball sneakers, including his love letter to the Eastbay catalog. Feats of style: The NBA’s...

  • LeBron James: Is the Lakers star still the NBA’s greatest?

    LeBron James: Is the Lakers star still the NBA’s greatest?

    When LeBron James walks onto the court, even two rosters of the best players in the NBA stop and take notice. That’s the result of a masterful career, 15 consecutive All-Star Game appearances, 15 straight seasons averaging more than 25 points, six rebounds and six assists. He’s dragged mediocre...

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