| Jun 5, 2013
C.J. McCollum has landed in Phoenix and starts his six-team, 12-day workout tour Thursday leading up to the June 27 NBA Draft (see my story in Thursday morning’s print edition and online). The Lehigh graduate, a projected first-round pick, took........
| Aug 30, 2011
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:11 PM
NBA players are shifting their ongoing labor dispute with the league's owners toward the courts — the courts with lawyers and judges, not the ones with coaches and referees.
The move seriously threatens the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, which is...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:05 PM
For months now, Orlando Magic executives and team employees have stayed almost completely silent about the NBA lockout and the league’s contentious labor dispute with its players. Commissioner David Stern has imposed a gag order that applies to...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Years from now, people will study how the NBA’s owners and players allowed their labor dispute to descend into catastrophe.
Why did this tale of brinksmanship go so horribly wrong?
There are critical lessons to be learned — for labor unions,...
| Apr 16, 2012
Stern will get his way
It's going to be ugly, but the Kings will remain in Sacramento. Commissioner David Stern has made it clear he wants the franchise to remain there. And Stern usually gets what he wants. Plus, Stern has...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:52 AM
NEWARK, N.J. -- The tears rolling down Kemba Walker's cheeks spoke to his appreciation for the journey behind and the opportunity ahead. He sacrificed - years of sweat. He'll now reap the rewards - tears of joy.
Walker, the unflappable star who led...