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  • Jim Calhoun's Best Work: His Top Players

    One of the selling points UConn coach Jim Calhoun would use on would-be Huskies was the coach's success of getting players to the next level. In his career Calhoun coached many first-team All-Americans and NBA lottery picks. Here are some of the best:...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Three things to watch in second half of the season

    Will they make a deal? When Jordan Crawford was asked how he felt about not appearing in a series of games, the Wizards' reserve shooting guard replied, "I'm good." But he let his frustrations known on Twitter by subtly mentioning his stats from...
  • Los Heat ganan con marca individual de James; Pacers, imparables

    Los Heat ganan con marca individual de James; Pacers, imparables
    Nada detiene a los Heat de Miami y a su estrella LeBron James, que volvieron a ser protagonistas de la jornada de la NBA con un nuevo triunfo, el décimo consecutivo, y marca individual. James logró el triple-doble número 35 de su carrera y los Heat...
  • Wizards' Beal finding his rhythm in the game

    Wizards @Heat Tonight, 6 TV: Comcast SportsNet The first time Washington Wizards rookie Bradley Beal attempted to embarrass an opponent with a thunderous jam, he got a painful lesson on the need to think before dunking. Beal picked the wrong...
  • They're Riding High Out Of The West Again

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The three-pointer by Derrick Williams that would have ended this jubilant, most improbable UConn season bounced off the rim. Kyle Fogg kept the rebound alive and the three-pointer by Jamelle Horne that would have ended this...
  • Meet Orlando Magic GM finalist Jeff Bower

    he Orlando Magic have, for now, narrowed their field of general manager candidates to three finalists: Jeff Bower, Rob Hennigan and Dennis Lindsey. We here at the Magic BasketBlog have attempted to provide some background on the finalists: spotlighting...
  • Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye

    Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye
    HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999. "The UConn Huskies won the national...
  • Lakers Chat: Lakers vs. Hornets Game 6

     
    Join the chat after the jump! --E-mail the Lakers blog at mgmedin@gmail.com Photo: Hornets center Emeka Okafor saves the ball from going out of bounds as Lakers defender Pau Gasol looks on in the first half in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs...
  • Lakers vs. Hornets Game 6: Lakers 98, Hornets 80

     
    Destination, Dallas. Or Portland. Either way, the Lakers will be the well-rested host for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Mavericks or Trail Blazers. They got the weekend off by defeating the Hornets, 98-80, in Game 6 on...
  • Remote cameras make these shots a ... slam dunk

     
    After viewing this photo by Wally Skalij on Wednesday's Sports cover, reader Andrea Goettinger emailed The Times: "The photo of Kobe Bryant pulling off a dunk over Emeka Okafor of the Hornets in the April 27 edition is awe-inspiring. Where......