| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Every player reaches some kind of crossroads, and Magic forward Tobias Harris is looking both ways as he steps into the 2014-15 season.
Harris will get an idea how the Magic value him, perhaps before the regular season begins. The deadline for rookie-...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:09 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition.
Instead, a group of...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
He was speaking for himself, but also for those who toil in similar anonymity.
Because the veteran NBA talent evaluator wanted to make clear that this is not how it works, no matter what Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry said/inferred/...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
The Americans face Mexico in the World Cup on Saturday.
USA! USA! USA!
Oh ... it's the World Cup of basketball, not soccer.
Frankly, I'm still more intrigued by the Seattle Seahawks' manhandling of Green Bay than I am whether Team USA...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: What are the chances Miami signs Andray Blatche? -- Marshall.
A: If it were up to me (and it never is), it would be a no-brainer. Frankly, I think a lot of it would be up to Blatche, a willingness to buy into the Heat system and accept a minimal...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Swish! Actress Gabrielle Union has married basketball star Dwyane Wade.
The "Being Mary Jane" star and the Miami Heat point guard wed Saturday at Chateau Artisan castle in Miami, according to the New York Times.
The nuptials, which featured a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend.
The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season.
Had the Lakers waived Nash prior...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Winning the FIBA World Cup won't be the biggest challenge for Team USA. Putting the basketball team together, now that was the hard part.
LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony all said no thanks. Paul George broke his leg in a scrimmage. Blake...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Kevin Love was the latest All-Star to bail on his club, forcing a trade and ending up on Team LeBron.
Which star will break a city's heart?
Love demanded that Minnesota move him, warning the Timberwolves that was not going to re-sign...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:38 PM
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Lakers work out Beasley a second time
Since being selected second overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, Michael Beasley has done very little in the league.
In six seasons, he has played for four teams and has a career...