| Feb 25, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Naysayers predicted that the Slam Dunk contest at All-Star Weekend this year would be a snoozer.
They were right.
The Utah Jazz's Jeremy Evans won, beating the Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger, the Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Minnesota...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:26 PM
David Stern owes Jeremy Lin. Same goes for Mike D’Antoni. The Knicks point guard is saving the NBA Commissioner’s season and his coach’s job.
Lin might be doing it only for the moment, but man, what a moment.
It’s not just that...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Toe, back, groin, ankle and now foot -- that’s Derrick Rose’s starting five.
The Chicago Bulls’ only hope for a championship suffered another injury to another body part while playing another meaningless game. Fun, huh?
A lot of people...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The NBA’s regular season or the NBA’s Eastern Conference?
Except for Miami, of course. The Heat are so good they should be in the West. The rest of the East is the junior varsity.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:32 PM
NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout.
"We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people...
| Sep 22, 2011
If you've been paying attention to the NBA's labor woes, this statement should sound familiar:
"Unfortunately, we lose less money by not playing, and we know if we were to try to continue to play we would lose franchises and be in terrible, terrible...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:40 PM
David Stern, NBA
Still The Man, though the NBA has hit some potholes. Stern imposed the lockout to overhaul an economic system he says led 23 of 30 teams to lose money. Barring a quick agreement, the opening of training camps in early October will be...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:09 PM
With the NBA and its players far apart on a new collective bargaining agreement, league officials announced Friday that they have indefinitely postponed training camps and have canceled all preseason games that were scheduled for Oct. 9-15.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:04 AM
You could understand if the Orlando Magic’s Otis Smith and his general-manager counterparts throughout the NBA are feeling a bit frustrated these days.
After all, teams normally would be gearing up for training camp this time of year. But now...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:37 AM
For a moment, let’s take as gospel the ESPN.com report that NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to threaten players with the cancellation of the entire 2011-12 season if the sides haven’t made major progress toward a deal by the end of the...