| May 20, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season.
Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
National pride washed over Canada on Feb. 23, the day Canada won the Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey.
Hundreds of people filled the streets of downtown Toronto that morning. They swarmed Maple Leaf Square, adjacent to the city's main hockey and...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:42 AM
TONIGHT: Cavaliers at Magic, 7
WHERE: Amway Center
BROADCAST: TV — None. (NBA TV is scheduled to pick up Fox Sports Ohio’s broadcast, but a Magic official said NBA TV’s telecast will be blacked out in Central Florida.) RADIO —...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards.
So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter).
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:14 PM
TORONTO — Victor Oladipo will participate in All-Star weekend in New Orleans.
The Orlando Magic guard is one of 18 rookies and second-year players who have been chosen to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge on Feb. 14 at New Orleans Arena....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chris Grant will need to get creative when he re-formats his resume for his next job.
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers executive who was fired as general manager this week was responsible for drafting the disaster that is Anthony Bennett, signing the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:51 PM
San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich, on returning Sunday to AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, where his team lost Games 6 and 7 of the Finals last season: "Uh, it'll be a horrible memory walking in that gym. If I said anything different, I'd...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Arron Afflalo returned to the court Saturday. He participated in the Orlando Magic's morning shootaround and then started for the Magic when they hosted the Sacramento Kings at Amway Center.
He finished with a game-high 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting....