| Jun 12, 2015
Virginia was a convenient target last basketball season among myopic, lazy analysts lamenting the college game's scoring decline and pace of play. A quicker shot clock, they preached, would expose more patient teams such as the Cavaliers.
| Jun 9, 2015
| 5:05 AM
Jerian Grant has a lot to offer an NBA team: A point guard who is 6-foot-5, four seasons of Big East and ACC experience and a last name with plenty of pro basketball history.
Is that sufficient to make him a candidate for the Charlotte Hornets' No. 9...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Louisville guard Terry Rozier is a popular player in the weeks leading up to the June 25 NBA draft.
So popular he might have to trim back his workout obligations: His audition Sunday with the Charlotte Hornets was his ninth workout with 18 days remaining...
| May 31, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, any chance Goran Dragic can be convinced to take a five-year contract around $92 million, Dwyane Wade at four years and $50 million, and Luol Deng at two years, $11 million with a player option? This scenario gives the Heat some wiggle room in...
| May 28, 2015
| 1:49 PM
Left without playoff inventory to sell, the Miami Heat are moving ahead far earlier than usual with the sale of preseason tickets.
The Heat announced a three-game 2015-16 home exhibition schedule, with those tickets, which start at $10 plus applicable...
| May 25, 2015
| 9:24 AM
The Clippers will participate in the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League from July 4-10.
The summer league will feature 25 games and includes two teams from the Orlando Magic, along with the Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Detriot Pistons,...
| May 22, 2015
| 9:06 AM
The Orlando Magic have formally announced the schedule for the 2015 Orlando Pro Summer League, which will run July 4-10.
As the Orlando Sentinel reported on Jan. 2, the league has added the Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers but lost the...
| May 21, 2015
| 2:20 AM
Men’s college basketball is a June 8 rubber stamp away from shortening its shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds, and given the ongoing debate over pace of play and low scoring, the headlines, hosannas and raspberries that greeted last week’s...
| May 21, 2015
| 7:33 AM
The Miami Heat dodged a bullet in Tuesday's NBA Draft lottery when they retained their first-round pick, but that doesn't mean they dodged an obligation.
The Heat, in fact, still have plenty of remaining draft obligations, so many that it figures to...
| May 20, 2015
| 12:14 PM
The Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's lottery, behind the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Since 2000, a number of elite players were selected second -- along with many who never lived up to their potential.
| May 20, 2015
| 10:38 AM
The lottery order has been set, the Miami Heat now locked into the No. 10 pick for the June 25 NBA Draft. So how might the first 14 picks play out? Here's Ira Winderman's early forecast.
- Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, 6-11, C, Kentucky....