| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic started Friday night's game against the New York Knicks well.
In the first few minutes, Jameer Nelson threw a pinpoint bounce pass that Arron Afflalo converted into a layup. Nelson hit a 3-pointer. Victor Oladipo...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
There's magic afoot in Orange County that has nothing to do with a giant mouse or a legendary berry farm and everything to do with George Esquivel and his band of craftsmen who, for more than a decade, have been hand-cobbling high-end shoes for a who's...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Three Things to consider on this sports Thursday:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column on the Miami Heat's high-octane offense, which is averaging a league-high 110 points through five games after Wednesday's 103-73 blowout of the Brooklyn Nets.
As I point...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Besides being a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat, Chicago native Dwyane Wade is also a champion of style. Regarded as one of the best-dressed players in the league, Wade's style has garnered a lot of attention.
The short pants suit he wore...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Move over Fred Hickman, you finally have some company.
LeBron James fell one vote shy of becoming the first unanimous MVP winner in NBA history on Sunday. The person not to vote for him: the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn, who voted for New York's Carmelo...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The Knicks are the league's only unbeaten team.
But the team playing the best is the Heat. It sounds silly to say when the Knicks spanked the Heat last week, but no team has been more impressive than...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:44 PM
As I was thumbing through my Twitter feed Tuesday morning after I woke up, I saw perhaps one of my all-time favorite posts:
@HerringWSJ: WSJ: The 2012 Knicks are set to become the oldest team in NBA history. Literally. We did the math.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Blame it all on the "Big Fundamental".
The NBA announced early Wednesday that the ballot for the All-Star game will be changed to vote for two guards and three frouncourt players, essentially representing the two forward and center positions.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
It's bad luck that we'll never get to see Michael Jordan play against LeBron James in their primes. With MJ turning 50 earlier this week, we got to relive Jordan's greatest hits on every platform imaginable.
And hey, the Miami Heat are in town Thursday....
| Aug 30, 2011
Unless the feuding parties suddenly make progress, the NBA will lose games, if not the season — and the whirlwind momentum it gained last season. The league is coming off one of its more fan-friendly campaigns, riding the wave of excitement...