| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
At last, basketball fans have closure in this whole NBA free agency soap opera. The two biggest teases, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, made their choices, and all without an hourlong mockery of a press conference.
With that off our chest, let's...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
There are rumors and rumblings that Orlando is desperately trying to move up in tonight's NBA draft and acquire Cleveland's No. 1 pick so the Magic can draft Andrew Wiggins.
Hopefully, this is true.
Hopefully, Magic general manager Rob Hennigan is ...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Alonzo Mourning will carry a part of Jason Cooper into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, when the former Miami Heat center is inducted in Springfield, Mass.
That will make it more than a basketball story.
But from a storyteller's...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball.
Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Carmelo Anthony, the NBA All Star who recently re-signed with the New York Knicks, has formed a venture-capital firm, M7 Tech Partners, together with Stuart Goldfarb, former CEO of Bertelsmann Direct North America and ex-NBC exec.
M7 Tech Partners, based...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:36 AM
“Golf is dead.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
Forgive me for being pretentious enough to quote Nietzsche. Actually, I’m misquoting the German philosopher, who in 1882 went on a famous “God is Dead” tangent. The point is the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:29 PM
The Miami Heat went on the offensive after losing LeBron James on Friday by agreeing to a massive five-year, $118 million deal to retain nine-time All-Star Chris Bosh, according to a Yahoo report.
Free agent James had broken up Miami's so-called 'Big...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Pau Gasol's run in Los Angeles with the Lakers could be over.
The 34-year-old free agent rejected a two-year, $10 million-plus contract offer from the Lakers, Yahoo Sports reported Friday. The Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs looked to be the top...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Remember when Derrick Rose denied he was aware of criticism over his decision not to play near the end of the 2012-13 NBA regular-season?
Recall how oblivious Rose sounded during those playoffs, suggesting he might return during the Heat series?
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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Rose: All is well with Bulls
Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose told ESPN Friday night that there is no problem between him and the team.
Rose's comments came a day after he acknowledged that there is tension between some...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:44 PM
LAS VEGAS — In 2010, the Bulls hired Tom Thibodeau, Derrick Rose won a gold medal with Team USA and the front office overhauled a roster that produced 62 victories, a most valuable player award for Rose and a trip to the Eastern Conference finals....