| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:47 PM
A quartet of college basketball teams will receive the opportunity to compete in the arena the Miami Heat call home.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday the first Hoophall Miami Invitational will take place Nov. 27 at...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:15 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
To make a Dream Season, to turn...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The debate about which center should be starting misses the point.
What matters is the Miami Heat's new reality that there now are enough centers to have one on the court at all times.
That means that Chris Bosh doesn't have to be one.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:37 PM
. . . or you could build on your halftime lead in the third quarter.
Taking what amounted to a novel approach in the wake of their recent play, the Miami Heat stepped up after intermission instead of slouching, rolling to a 104-90 victory Sunday over...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Yes, the Miami Heat are going to do it. Even after he turned his back on the franchise after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Even after he gave every indication he would be returning as a free agent. Even after he defected from South Beach to...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Children were all smiles during their dental screenings Saturday, and it may have been thanks to a basketball hall-of-famer and former Miami Heat star.
Alonzo Mourning hosted a free family health and wellness day during Zo's Winter Groove at Miramar...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Had there not been Chris Andersen's ankle sprain, Chris Bosh's calf strain and Josh McRoberts' meniscus tear, the rookie might not even be here. Had there not been a willingness to withstand Erik Spoelstra's grueling initiation, the rookie might not...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Basketball hall-of-famer Alonzo Mourning is bringing back his Groove.
After a two-year hiatus, the former Miami Heat star is hoping to bring new vigor to what was known as Zo's Summer Groove. It will now be called Zo's Winter Groove.
The event kicks...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Hampton Coliseum and Norfolk Scope, our region's largest arenas, are functional at best. They are old, unappealing and lack prevailing amenities.
A chairback seat, box of popcorn and supersized soda for the rank-and-file? Sure.
A well-appointed suite,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo.
The best moment of last year’s tween-...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...