| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, all week you've been talking about the Heat lacking a rim protector and that's why the defense needs to be better. So what about Hasheem Thabeet now that he's going to be released by Philly? -- Thad.
A: There is a reason Thabeet has bounced from...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Q: Hi Ira, Shannon Brown? He's not a rotation player, by any means. He's a decent defender, and a horrible shooter. He's a 10-day-contract type of player. The bizarre free-agent signings continue. I'm hoping we get Leandro Barbosa after the World Cup is...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Sevilla, 29 ago (EFE).- La selección argentina, que parte como favorita a liderar el Grupo B de la Copa del Mundo de Baloncesto España 2014, se mide el sábado en la primera jornada del torneo a Puerto Rico, otra selección que quiere ser protagonista en la...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Q: First, I want to extend best thoughts and wishes to Paul George and a full recovery from his leg injury. Never like to see any competitor get hurt. Business-wise, does this open the door for a Heat return to the Finals? -- Harold, Wellington.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I've been trying to guess what Pat Riley is planning in regards to the two remaining roster spots, but I haven't been able to. I don't believe we will trade for a shooting guard from the Knicks, but if we going for wings and bigs why not sign...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas.
Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set!
Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
| Jun 13, 2014
In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK -- Center Brook Lopez has broken a bone in his right foot again, leaving the Brooklyn Nets without their leading scorer as they try to turn around a disappointing season.
The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK — Given that the Bulls have waited two years for a rematch with the Heat, two days for another chance doesn't seem like that long.
The Nets forced Thursday's Game 6 at the United Center with Monday night's 110-91 triumph at the Barclays...
| Feb 19, 2013
Will they make a deal?
When Jordan Crawford was asked how he felt about not appearing in a series of games, the Wizards' reserve shooting guard replied, "I'm good." But he let his frustrations known on Twitter by subtly mentioning his stats from...