| Dec 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Pelicans is just fine
What's wrong with the Pelicans? As NBA commissioner David Stern said, as long as the owner is fine with it, he's fine with it. It's the state bird. It's actually a strong species, even though many...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The other day I was thinking with my brain, as I sometimes do, and I came up with a fool-proof idea to revolutionize the entire National Basketball Association. It’s all about the structure of the season, and if you have any clout—with some...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:54 AM
(Published June, 2012)
The Miami Heat don't just battle on the basketball court. There are some serious fashion wars being waged as well.
Think hot pink pants. Fake glasses. Sweet suits.
And fashion stylists who plan for the season as much as...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Reality hits the Magic and their fans Sunday in Mexico, square in the la cara (face).
The club will take the floor not only to officially begin their rebuilding process. But for the first time since 2004, the Magic will start a season with somebody in...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:12 AM
NBA Commissioner David Stern announced on Thursday that he will step down as commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, the 30th anniversary of the day he began a job that seemed unattractive at best and impossible at worst.
Stern also answered questions during the...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Jacque Vaughn doesn’t know NBA Commissioner David Stern well, but Vaughn can offer an assessment of Stern’s legacy now that Stern has announced he will retire in early 2014.
“I think he’s leaving the game in great hands, which is...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:48 PM
David Stern, the NBA commissioner has wielded unquestioned power over his sport in a way rarely seen over the last 30 years.
He will retire in February of 2014, handing power over to his longtime deputy, Adam Silver. It is unlikely that any...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Trapped in a meeting Thursday, I was blissfully trolling Twitter when the “news” rocked me like a Dwight Howard screen: The NBA’s Sacramento Kings are moving to Virginia Beach.
First reaction: I have a better chance of moving to...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Nearly 48 hours after stories first linked the NBA’s Sacramento Kings to Virginia Beach, the notion still does not compute.
A franchise that has endured six consecutive losing seasons and hasn’t won a playoff series in eight years is going to...
| Aug 29, 2012
VIRGINIA BEACH — For all the recent buzz about Virginia Beach absconding with the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Tuesday's build-it-and-maybe-some-team-will-come presentation to the city council was very understated.
No Maloof brothers handing out chips...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Unless the feuding parties suddenly make progress, the NBA will lose games, if not the season — and the whirlwind momentum it gained last season. The league is coming off one of its more fan-friendly campaigns, riding the wave of excitement...