| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Well, that was fun, huh?
Covering spectacularly bad teams and unexpectedly good teams are most beat writers' dream, and I've been lucky to do both thanks to the Tim Floyd-era, the 2004-05 Scott Skiles team and now this team. And this season has far...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:55 PM
A smile here and a nod there, Kemba Walker has become the reassuring face for UConn -- a pillar of confidence in the eye of a hurricane.
NCAA allegations have swirled and sanctions are forthcoming. Six freshmen have been fitted for jerseys. And the...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
At some point during a season, every NBA team — even a great team — will need a leader on its roster to step up and set an example for his teammates.
The Orlando Magic, by no means a great team, have reached that point after an inexcusable...
| Feb 13, 2012
The Hornets have claimed their first win in February.
Chris Kaman scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Hornets beat Utah 86-80. The Hornets snapped an eight game losing streak and won for only the 5th time this season in 28 games.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
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
| May 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways.
The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
| Jun 20, 2012
The Hornets are clearing cap space and getting younger.
New Orleans traded center Emeka Okafor and forward Trevor Ariza to Washington for Wizards forward Rashard Lewis and a second round draft pick, #46 in next Thursday's draft.
Okafor and Ariza were...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:56 AM
When the hornets landed the first pick in the draft, Emeka Okafor, with his $28 million owed over the next two seasons, was a goner.
And when Monty Williams benched Trevor Ariza for the last ten games of the season to play Al Farouq Aminu, Ariza was as...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
The Washington Wizards insist they aren't wedded to any prospect for the third overall pick, and they remain at the mercy of what the Charlotte Bobcats decide to do ahead of them — whether it's take Kansas junior and Washington native Thomas...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Maybe this all has been drummed up by the ever-in-search-of-controversy New York Post, but it appears Carmelo Anthony is disgruntled once again. According to an anonymous source, he's upset with the direction of the New York Knicks, wants more input on...
| Jan 28, 2012
The Orlando Magic need Dwight Howard to lead, but can he do so given his desire to leave the franchise?...