| May 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
As Derrick Rose continually dominated the Miami Heat's ball boys during pregame warmups at AmericanAirlines Arena, it became increasingly clear that the Chicago Bulls were largely playing for the future these past two weeks.
Without Rose, as...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
High School Football--All-America game, 4 p.m. (ESPN)
Men's College Basketball--Cleveland State at Valparaiso, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Memphis at Tennessee, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
College Hockey--Colorado College at Nebraska-Omaha, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Holy...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
NEW YORK — Kirk Hinrich's best game of the season provided coach Tom Thibodeau the platform to preach.
"The guy has been playing well all season," Thibodeau said. "He has our second-highest plus-minus. You guys keep talking about what he's not...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A year ago at this time, the NBA was getting ready to get started.
To a degree, that's the case again this season, only this time it has nothing to do with a lockout.
Yes, the New York Knicks have had their moments, the Oklahoma City...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Lenny Cooke should have been a contender. But instead, this one-time top-ranked pro basketball prospect ended up benched in the game of life, the victim of his own naivete and the predatory tactics of the sports recruitment machine. A penetrating and...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.
Pretty soon, Anthony's jumper was falling, too.
Once that happened, the New York Knicks blew away...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:47 PM
That's LeBron James' view on what we're not seeing in these NBA playoffs.
"It's terrible that we don't have Derrick Rose, and now Russell Westbrook, David Lee, and a lot of guys that's just not in the lineup," he said of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Chris Kaman has heard the rumors, because as he said after practice Wednesday, it was impossible not to hear all the trade chatter that had him a part of the deal in which the Clippers would send him to New Orleans for Hornets point guard Chris Paul....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The new Lakers coach famously wants his players to shoot in seven seconds or less. I’m not going to require that long to list the reasons that hiring Mike D'Antoni was yet another Buss blunder.
He's never taken a team to an NBA Finals. He has a...