| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Pat Riley held his tongue. One, because it was neither the time, nor the place.
But he also has a point, even if it is a point in his best interest.
For all the concern amid the NBA playoffs about flopping and flagrant fouls, about video...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:37 PM
It took almost two weeks of wrangling, but the Clippers finally got their coach when the NBA on Tuesday approved a deal for Doc Rivers to come to L.A. from the Boston Celtics.
Once all the details and language of Rivers’ contract were worked out...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
1. This was the best NBA Finals since the Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons in seven games in 1988. That series also featured an epic final two games, with the Lakers repeating as champions after they edged Detroit by one point in Game 6 (after the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:31 PM
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........
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire were recently blackballed from the Baseball Hall of Fame because they were the biggest juicers this side of Minute Maid.
Ben Johnson and Marion Jones had Olympic gold medals stripped away for being massive drug cheats.
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Their record at the turn tells us the Magic are a bad basketball team, losing games at an alarming rate. You'll just never hear Jacque Vaughn confirm it.
Or get alarmed.
The rookie coach might be stressed, frustrated and overdosing on Tums off-camera,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's always amazing and amusing when players on bad teams are holding team meetings to air out their differences – at midseason.
Amazing that nobody picked up on the problems the first 41 games, especially as much as they all huddle.
| Jan 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — They walked into a Manhattan hotel, knowing they were running out of time to save their season.
After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:54 AM
David Stern will not need to be given a gold watch.
The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have presented the retiring commissioner with a memorable going-away gift: an NBA Finals for the ages.
The carnival barker always comes out in Stern when he...