| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day.
The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:27 AM
A lot of you had a lot to say in reaction to today's column about tumbleweeds rolling down Church Street on Saturday night, when the Orlando Magic should have been playing the New Jersey Nets if not for the lockout.
But my favorite response so far...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Ralph Naderthe occasional presidential candidate and legendary consumer activist whose work made seatbelts a standard feature on American cars, has identified a new threat to our well-being: the conflict between the holiday season and the NBAseason.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 PM
There is a theory that God created the concept of time so everything wouldn't happen at once, but the dizzying pace of announcements regarding the Southern California sports scene last week defied that principle.
A series of events altered the...