| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
LAS VEGAS — In an elegant essay Friday penned with senior writer Lee Jenkins for Sports Illustrated, LeBron James announced he's going home to the Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers are talented but young and unproven. The Heat, though they retained Chris...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:55 PM
As a former college assistant coach and recruiter, Gar Forman lives for draft day.
The Bulls' general manager loves working his college contacts, trying to navigate the maze of misinformation to land a rotation player or — better yet —...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:17 PM
All the buzz about Carmelo Anthony possibly joining the Miami Heat and creating a Big Four apparently hasn’t reached the Heat locker room.
“Uh, so what happened?” Miami’s LeBron James said before Game 4 of the NBA Finals on...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:03 PM
The revelers who had lingered along Biscayne Boulevard hours after Game 3 of the NBA Finals were gone after another game and another defeat two days later, vanishing just like their beloved team.
The party may be over in South Beach, and not just...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:17 PM
When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man.
Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March.
Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The Bulls and Derrick Rose agree on this: Both would love to add Carmelo Anthony. And the quicker Rose's headlines are basketball-related, the better for all.
After two seasons dominated by knee injuries, Rose found himself back in the news Friday....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Lakers will pay a sizable tax bill for last season's 27-win team.
According to a memo distributed by the NBA to each team, the Lakers will be charged $9 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season.
The Lakers paid slightly more than $77.1...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Lakers weren't the only ones relieved that Julius Randle was cleared to play.
He was too.
The first-round draft pick saw foot specialist David Porter last week in Indiana and got the all-clear signal. No need to replace or remove a screw...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Given how poorly "The Decision" got received, it's just as unlikely LeBron James will announce he's taking his talents to Oak Street Beach as it is he'll stage another TV special to announce his free-agency decision.
But this is for certain: NBA free...
| Jun 26, 2014
With polish and purpose, displaying more authority than edge, Jabari Parker addressed the ridiculous report that he tanked a workout to persuade the Cavaliers to pass on him Thursday night with the No. 1 pick of the NBA draft.
"I have too much pride...