| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Three summers ago, Phil Booth didn't have a chance.
Playing former Mount St. Joseph standout Eric Atkins one-on-one, the Gaels' current star was dominated by the then Notre Dame-bound point guard.
Atkins says Booth didn't score.
"It probably still...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Kobe Bryant is 34 years old, but he's not showing many signs of aging.
He's averaging 27.6 points on 46% shooting, 5.4 assists and 5.2 rebounds a game. And on Tuesday, he showed that despite any aches and pains he's acquired over 17 seasons of play,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Don't write off Lakers
It's still kind of hard to write off the Lakers. You have to think a team with Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Dwight Howard will at some point get things together. The Lakers will be the surprise team...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A weird sort of swirl surrounds Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo.
He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be in the All-Star Game. He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be traded.
Odd scenario, no?
But these are...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Nunca antes la balanza de poder en la NBA se había inclinado tanto hacia el Oeste.
Ya sea por culpa de algunas lesiones o debido a la fuga de talentos, las diferencias entre ambas conferencias en la liga son tan marcadas que el sistema entero amenaza...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Even with the Bulls and Brooklyn playing Game 3 of their playoff series Thursday, we had football and on the brain. Maybe it's because the Bulls have been black and blue all season, or because Mel Kiper's hair helmet is unavoidable. Whatever the case,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
This season marks the 25th anniversary of the "Flying Illini" and their remarkable run to the 1989 Final Four.
Entering the NCAA tournament that year as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, the Illini defeated McNeese State, Ball State, Louisville...