| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jason Collins said the reaction to him becoming the first openly gay player in the NBA had been positive, with one exception.
“Well, of course on Twitter you’re going to have a few crazies,” Collins said before the Brooklyn Nets...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The wild, wild Western Conference is so nutty that the standings can't even be believed.
The Clippers hold the No. 4 playoff seeding, five games behind conference-leading Oklahoma City.
On track to receive the No. 5 seeding is Portland, which has a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN:
-- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:21 PM
On the first day of spring, inside Hampton University's Holland Hall, two men sweat through a morning workout at one end of the basketball court.
The younger man, Hampton University senior and All-MEAC wing Darrion Pellum, aspires to a professional...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Good is not great enough.
Just ask Bruce Weber.
Weber couldn't sustain greatness at Illinois. He reached it, lost it, tried for it, prayed for it, approached it but couldn't sustain it. Something always was missing. So athletic director Mike Thomas,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:33 AM
It might be that the best thing for the Bulls on Wednesday night was the worst thing for the Bulls’ pursuit of Thursday's visitor Dwight Howard.
If they are actually pursuing Howard, that is, which they do not appear to be doing, which I don’...
| 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 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Dwight Howard stay-or-go saga continues to drag on and on and on.
At this point, the only certainty in this soap opera is that it will feature more uncertainty. Each day seemingly presents one more juicy rumor.
Are you confused about what might...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:14 AM
For three weeks, the Orlando Sentinel is going through the Orlando Magic alphabetically, evaluating players, as well as coach Stan Van Gundy and General Manager Otis Smith, and assigning them grades for 2010-11.