| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Otis Smith stood outside the Magic's lockeroom 90 minutes before Sunday's game, wearing a motorcycle-themed T-shirt, ballcap and jeans.
A fan approached him, shook his hand and remarked that it looked like he had just hopped off his Harley. A suit and...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Jacque Vaughn gathered his players together in their locker room before they tipped-off their regular season Friday night and he told them, “Thank you.” He expressed his gratitude for how they performed throughout October.
Over the two-plus...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Arron Afflalo isn’t providing the Denver Nuggets with any bulletin-board fodder.
He’s been asked repeatedly what it’ll be like to face his former team when the Orlando Magic open their regular season tonight at Amway Center.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:26 AM
George Karl has an interesting idea.
The Denver Nuggets coach thinks the NBA would be better off it begins its regular season in early December and truncates its schedule from 82 games to 62 games.
Here’s what Karl told NBA.com:
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all?
Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:05 PM
DENVER — Jacque Vaughn rarely displays anger. If he feels any irritation or disappointment, it usually remains hidden far below the surface, where no one can see it. That is his nature.
But the aggravation built Wednesday night. The rookie head...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:48 PM
DENVER — How do you not show up when you have a chance to win 18 straight games and continue to change the way folks think about you?
Who is coaching this Clippers team, Lane Kiffin?
The Clippers have had a number of seasons in which they didn't...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:10 PM
DENVER — It wasn't so much a hand to an opponent's face as a punch to his teammates' gut, a Rocky Mountain low that sucked any remaining hope from the already breathless Lakers.
Dwight Howard leveled Kenneth Faried midway through the third quarter...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:40 PM
The unraveling of the Lakers over the season's first few weeks was so complete that not even purple-and-gold pugilist George Karl could enjoy it.
The Denver Nuggets coach, you may recall, made his feelings for the team that has repeatedly knocked him out...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:45 PM
An extended visit to Vail, Colo., would sound heavenly to many people.
But not to Al Harrington.
His recent trip to the picturesque resort town intensified his desire to return to the basketball court.
For three weeks, Harrington rehabilitated his...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 7:23 AM
We appreciate that you kids need your new-fangled sabermetrics and quantitative analysis.
But with all due respect to Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey and even Miami Heat analyst Bob Chaikin, there still is something to be said for the...