| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Summer school tends to be a relaxed operation in the NBA.
It is why Erik Spoelstra can sit at the scorers' table while assistant Dan Craig coaches the prospects who are renting Miami Heat practice jerseys.
Monday, among the players who took...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Even after the great wave of bittersweet sentiment over what Doc Rivers and the Big Three brought to Boston and how they left subsides to a more even tide of long-term expectations, the one word remains inescapable.
We all knew the day...
| 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 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Don't look now Magic, but Andrew Wiggins' pursuers are gaining on you.
Along with the usual bottom-feeding suspects -- Charlotte, Phoenix and Sacramento – the field chasing next year's prized lottery class is suddenly crowded.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:47 PM
It was just over a year ago when we started to learn the lesson that it's about more than the names.
Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison helped deliver that reality, after jumping aboard the Los Angeles Lakers alongside Kobe Bryant.
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Jason Kidd is going from running plays to drawing them up.
The Brooklyn Nets hired the veteran point guard who spent last season with the New York Knicks before announcing his retirement with two years remaining on his contract. The Nets are hoping...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:00 PM
The Brooklyn Nets hired Jason Kidd as their coach Wednesday, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.
Kidd retired earlier this month after one season with the New York Knicks, his 19th in the NBA. The Nets...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Jason Kidd landed the Brooklyn Nets' head-coaching gig Tuesday, just 10 days after retiring as a player.
The former point guard was considered one of the smartest players during his 19 NBA seasons, and he led the Nets to back-to-back NBA Finals...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:35 AM
I want to say the Bulls quit in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, but you have to show up first.
So, you can’t call them quitters. Call them whatever it is that rolls over and dies before the start of the most important...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If you have any basketball sensibilities, then don’t watch a Bulls playoff game
Not an entire game, anyway. Your system can’t take it. It’s the ghost pepper of the playoff basketball Scoville Scale. I’m telling you this for...