| 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...
| 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."
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The Magic finally can afford a star free agent next summer. In all the darkness since Dwight, it's a ray of light, a flower blooming in a crack on the sidewalk.
The New York Knicks entered Monday night's game with almost the same dismal record as the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Lo admito. Soy uno de esos tipos chapados a la antigua que tolera ciertos cambios. Es decir un inconsistente en cuanto a tradición se refiere.
Y mi pasión por el béisbol no escapa a esta voluble forma de ser.
Por ejemplo, siempre he visto con buenos...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:09 PM
If you want a good laugh — or to lament the downfall of civilization — check out the standings in the Eastern Conference.
The Magic, heading into Friday's action, were just 2 ½ games out of the playoff race at 8-18.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Remember how all the talk used to be finding a second superstar or just another star who could create his own shot to go along with Derrick Rose?
That was the championship formula the way the Heat did it, except they pigged out with LeBron James and...
| Nov 26, 2013
On the day Bulls superstar Derrick Rose's professional career peaked nearly two years ago at the Berto Center, he gave his mother, Brenda, a look that suggested it doesn't get any better than this.
But who really thought basketball wouldn't for the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In this most conflicted of Lakers seasons, it figures that the common reaction to Kobe Bryant's imminent and inspirational return is actually two reactions.
Upon hearing the news: Yes! This means they have a chance to make the playoffs!