| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Until Thursday, until witnessing the actual calamity that is the late-season New York Knicks, the thought of Carmelo Anthony winding up next season with the Miami Heat or anywhere outside of Madison Square Garden seemed beyond abstract.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
As an investor in “Dallas Buyers Club,’’ not to mention a cameo as a bartender, Adam Dunn might leave spring training for Sunday’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. For...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Impressively, the Bulls headed into All-Star weekend established as a team capable of earning home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs but not beating the Pacers or Heat in a seven-game series.
You likely would be drawing the same...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Perhaps we're all missing the point.
Amid the dearth of desirable destinations and myriad machinations required for a sign-and-trade this coming offseason, perhaps this isn't about LeBron James going anywhere.
Perhaps we're reading this all...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Dear Stupid (and you know who you are, Carlos Boozer),
Don’t spend the morning whining about playing time in the fourth quarter and then go out and stink on the court.
Boozer should be used to not playing in the fourth quarter, so why say...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
In a question-and-answer column in Sunday's Cleveland Plain Dealer, a reader wanted to know how new Cavaliers forward Luol Deng stacked up at his position.
"Where would you rank (Deng) among the top small forwards in the league today?'' a Cavs fan named...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Chris Bosh laughs a knowing laugh. He has to, because the question resonates, and it's part of a shared experience that he'll get to share in person on Thursday night.
So what exactly is it like to be a sidekick to a deity?
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:42 PM
As we head into 2014, sports remains our guiding light.
On these pages, we read daily about the good, the bad and the ugly, and we haven't even gotten to Dennis Rodman yet.
None of what we digest on the Web, or each morning in the paper, is...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:36 PM
As the Blackhawks and Bulls begin the playoffs this week, heed one Chicago sports observer's Ten Commandments of the Postseason, not exactly handed down from on high as much as from the United Center's hockey press box.
1. Thou shalt not rationalize...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:06 PM
You know you're in the D-League when?
We'll let former Miami Heat scout Pat Delany, who now is serving as coach of the Heat's NBA Development League affiliate, provide the answer:
"When we missed our connecting flight."
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:01 AM
This was going to be difficult, and not because of the decision by the NBA to make public the selections by each voter for postseason awards.
No, this was going to be thorny because of not wanting to come off as the voter looking for a replacement...