| Aug 31, 2011
| 7:13 AM
This isn't a measure of character.
This is a measure of characters.
This week, we're ranking the 10 biggest characters in the NBA today.
What, exactly, do we mean when we call someone a "character"? In a word: distinctiveness. A player could be funny....
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Money sure is good
Juan C. Rodriguez
Bud Selig's $18.4 million salary dwarfs those of NFL and NBA counterparts Roger Goodell ($10.9 million) and David Stern ($10 million). Why wouldn't he want to stick around?
Under Selig's watch, the...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:01 PM
NEW YORK — The NBA and its commissioner, David Stern, are emerging from a tumultuous time. A bitter labor dispute cost the league almost its entire preseason and 16 regular-season games, but it resulted in a new collective bargaining agreement.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:26 PM
BOSTON — Glen Davis and Brandon Bass met at TD Garden's midcourt stripe about two hours before the Orlando Magic faced the Boston Celtics on Monday.
Davis and Bass were good friends long before this season, and they continue to be good friends...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Orlando’s lockout nightmare is coming to an end — just in time to save most of the 2011-12 NBA season and the 2012 All-Star Game at Amway Center.
NBA owners and players reached a tentative labor agreement early Saturday morning. In about a...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Q. Is the tentative agreement a done deal?
A. It could fall apart, but that's very, very unlikely. NBA Commissioner David Stern is confident that a majority of team owners will approve it. And a majority of players will agree to it, too. Remember,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Will Gilbert Arenas remain with the Orlando Magic, or will he be waived using the amnesty provision included in the tentative labor agreement?
Magic officials cannot comment. David Stern’s lockout gag order remains in effect.
How will amnesty...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:26 PM
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is one of the NBA's biggest stars, but he is not an All-Star. That's what happens when a meteoric rise to superstardom takes place mere weeks before the All-Star game, which will be Feb. 26.
Should the NBA figure...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Goodell made best better
Is this a trick question? Like who's buried in Grant's tomb? Sports' highest-paid commissioner should be the leader of the most successful league, the venture that draws the largest audience and rakes...