| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Add another chapter to the Miami Heat's lack of continuity, with neither Luol Deng nor Hassan Whiteside traveling to Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Whiteside remained in South Florida due to the Grade...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:32 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year.
The Charlotte Hornets owner said during a nine-...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:40 AM
This would have been a good spot for some postgame encouragement from the "Good job! Good effort!" playoff kid.
Because that's where the Miami Heat stand these days, as they attempt to push north toward .500.
Good enough to compete against the elite....
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Everyone knows market size rarely matters in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth title last season while the Lakers and New York Knicks combined for roughly 12 million in population and zero playoff games.
Who could have seen that coming?...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:14 PM
Note to readers: This is the third in an ongoing series of Chicago Legends. To read previous stories on Red Grange and Johnny Lattner, go to prepsplus.com.
The first time Ronnie Fields nearly died in a car accident he was 8 years old.
Fields says he...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Lakers (0-5) hope to notch their first victory of the season Sunday night when they host the Charlotte Hornets (3-3) at Staples Center.
Last season, center Al Jefferson finished with 40 points and 18 rebounds in a 110-100 Charlotte victory in Los...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Orlando Magic players felt so gratified by their 107-93 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night largely because of the way they shared the ball.
The team compiled a season-high 33 assists, the fourth-highest total of Jacque Vaughn's tenure as the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Kobe Bryant is known for his scoring prowess, but this past week he became the first player in NBA history with over 32,000 points and 6,000 assists.
As the 5.3-to-1 ratio would suggest, it's rare for Bryant to generate more assists than points, but...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The Miami Heat can finally feel good about themselves after a home game.
The Heat ended a three-game losing streak at AmericanAirlines Arena with a 94-93 victory Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets. They narrowly escaped after Hornets guard Kemba...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Mike Dunlap lives life as a series of challenges, something of an ongoing self-improvement project. He is a poet, an ultra-marathoner and an aspiring mountain climber who states emphatically that he will make a go at Mount Everest.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
One advantage to having a seat virtually reserved on the NBA draft-lottery dais is it affords the Magic the chance to experiment freely. Take the case of Victor Oladipo, a familiar subject in the club's laboratory.
All last season the Magic tinkered...