| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:43 PM
David West wasn't there to throw elbows. No Lance Stephenson to blow in ears. And no Paul George to up the ante.
No, these were not the same Indiana Pacers who last played at AmericanAirlines Arena in the 2014 Eastern Conference finals.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The problem has existed for long as Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade can remember.
As one of the few holdovers from the back-to-back championship teams, the storyline is all too familiar for Wade. The Heat have often dealt with rebounding issues, so this is...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Kobe Bryant will end up sitting out the Lakers' final two exhibitions. To hear some experts talk, he'll need the rest.
Jeff Van Gundy, an analyst for ABC/ESPN, noticed "no hesitation or shyness" in Bryant's six-game exhibition run and predicted he would...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Orlando Magic players and coaches will face low expectations when they assemble Tuesday morning for their opening practice of the upcoming season. A panel of ESPN analysts predicted the Magic will endure a third consecutive dismal season and will...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:02 PM
The Miami Heat became just the second franchise to win four straight Eastern Conference championships, routing the Indiana Pacers 117-92 in Game 6 of the series Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Heat forward LeBron James, who was coming off a...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Vince Carter made a three-point shot at the buzzer to give the Dallas Mavericks a 109-108 victory in Game 3 and a 2-1 first-round Western Conference series lead over the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs on Saturday at Dallas.
Carter took an inbound pass...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:35 AM
So … a white NBA team owner walks onto a cattle range.
A white rancher walks into a sports arena...
I’m trying to wring some grim humor out of the news, but I’m getting my racists all mixed up.
| May 26, 2014
| 11:04 PM
This time, Lance Stephenson didn’t have very many brash words.
Late Monday night, shortly after the Heat’s 102-90 win in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals gave the two-time defending champions a 3-1 lead as the series shifts to...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Shortly before taking off for Indianapolis, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said he was still unsure whether Chris “Birdman” Andersen would be traveling with the team for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Soon after, the team...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:10 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...