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  • Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling

    Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling
    STORRS — The $40 million Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, christened on a Friday when dual national championships would be celebrated across the street, is beautiful. Beyond beautiful, really, borderline spectacular compared to what...
  • ASK IRA: Could Haslem still have a significant role for the Heat?

    ASK IRA: Could Haslem still have a significant role for the Heat?
    Q: Udonis Haslem appears to be the type of player who keeps himself in top shape. And he's not ancient, just now  approaching the age where skills start to diminish. He may no longer be at a stage where he can be a starter, counted on to play 25 to 30...
  • ASK IRA: Does Wade deserve more of a benefit of the doubt?

    ASK IRA: Does Wade deserve more of a benefit of the doubt?
    Q: Dwayne Wade is my favorite player by far in the NBA, so I might be biased. But even with Chris Bosh getting his new contract, I am still convinced Dwayne is the best player the Heat have. I'm not ready to write him off. At worst, he is the second-...
  • Ray Rice y Penn State, continúan los escándalos en la NFL y la NCAA

    De no haber sido por la audacia de TMZ, un portal de internet especializado en escándalos de celebridades, el ex jugador de los Ravens de Baltimore, Ray Rice, quizá el hombre más odiado de Estados Unidos en la actualidad, se habría salido con la suya....
  • ASK IRA: Is there anything left for the Heat in free agency?

    ASK IRA: Is there anything left for the Heat in free agency?
    Q: Ryan Hollins and Nazr Mohammed couldn't get off the bench for their teams last season, so why would the Heat think they could help them this season? -- Art. A: This is the time of the offseason when teams run free-agency leftovers through workouts...
  • It's summer, when free-agent dreams come true for NBA general managers

    It's summer, when free-agent dreams come true for NBA general managers
    NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas. Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set! Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
  • An NBA season of highest highs for some, and lowest lows for others

    An NBA season of highest highs for some, and lowest lows for others
    Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc. Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
  • UConn Players In The NBA

    Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Milwaukee Bucks: 5.3 points, 5.0 rebounds in 14.9 minutes with Charlotte and Milwaukee. Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.7 points, 36 percent from 3-point range in 26.7 minutes. Missed last two games (illness). Caron Butler,...
  • How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years

    Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations. "It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
  • Kobe Bryant also needs to blame himself for Lakers' mess

    Kobe Bryant also needs to blame himself for Lakers' mess
    Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future. Himself. Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
  • UConn NBA Draft History

    When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...