| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 12:31 AM
It appears that <runtime:topic id="15008001">NBA</runtime:topic> fans may get a basketball Christmas present after all.
NBA commissioner <runtime:topic id="PEBSL000509">David Stern</runtime:topic> and players union executive director <...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 2:58 PM
The Kings owners have asked the NBA for more time to consider moving the team out of Sacramento.
League rules state a team wishing to relocate for the next season must inform the NBA of its intentions by March 1st. Joe and Gavin Maloof, majority owners...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2012
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Ballantine Books: 336pp., $28
Igniting the Flame
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Juanita Watts does not wear Allen Iverson's No. 3 jersey or signature sneakers. She does not braid her hair like his or find tattoos attractive. Why, she doesn't even like to play basketball.
But if you're searching for the pulse of this Iverson-crazed...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn met in New York Monday with NBA Commissioner David Stern to reaffirm the city’s commitment to bringing a professional basketball team back to Seattle.
McGinn met with Stermn and NBA staff at the league’s...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:12 AM
Q: Could Micky go all renegade Saturday, since the league has already fined him $500,000? — Robert. A: First, I'm sure David Stern has a few more $500,000 fines available for any recidivist behavior. Beyond that, I'm not quite sure I can picture...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
This post has been corrected. Please see bottom of the post for details. What could be a long, indefinite stoppage in NBA play is reportedly about to begin. NBA Commissioner David Stern and National Basketball Players Assn. head Billy Hunter......
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lakers backup guard Shannon Brown informed the team Thursday that he was exercising his option to terminate the final year of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent. Brown and his agent, Mark Bartelstein, said this was the best time for the 6-...