| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Kobe Bryant said things aren't working and it's time for a change.
Coach Mike D'Antoni decided the Lakers didn't need to practice Tuesday.
The dysfunctional Lakers stayed overnight after Monday's loss in Chicago, because who...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Throughout the Magic's 25th anniversary season, we will take a look back at some of the most memorable moments and players in franchise history.
TODAY'S MEMOIR : "A Very Quiet 50" Points.
Shaquille O'Neal brought down the backboard. Nick Anderson...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:22 AM
It works because Chris Bosh makes it work. It works because the third wheel has learned to roll with it on the court, but more importantly, use the inertia to position himself off the court.
"I never try to get 'em mixed up," the introspective...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Nik Vucevic is running unopposed at center. Arron Afflalo is the choice at shooting guard – unless rookie Victor Oladipo steals the race. Jameer Nelson is the incumbent at point guard. Tobias Harris looks to be the leading candidate at power forward...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:33 PM
From the moment they posed and postured on stage on that July evening in 2010, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh stood as the focus.
Never has that been more apparent than this offseason, especially now that the Miami Heat's financial...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Feb 22, 2012
An open letter to African-American young people:
So, have you caught "Lin-sanity" yet?
Meaning, of course, Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks point guard who has, in just a couple weeks, done what big name stars Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire...
| Jun 25, 2008
Carmelo Anthony - and his fans - have been here before.
"Here" is where the Denver Nuggets star and Baltimore hometown hero found himself yesterday, which was breathing a sigh of relief that he had tip-toed through another legal minefield without...