| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:05 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on her talk...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday.
Nelson has not been ruled out for...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:08 PM
In his fourth game since he returned from a concussion, Nik Vucevic made progress as the Orlando Magic lost to the Indiana Pacers 98-79 Monday night.
Vucevic played almost 35 minutes — the most he's played in a game since he returned from the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The Orlando Magic returned to full-strength Wednesday night when point guard Jameer Nelson started against the Detroit Pistons after a two-game absence because of a sore left knee.
"It feels better," Nelson said.
"It was just one of those things...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team she and her husband have owned for 33 years and could name a prospective new owner of the NBA franchise by the end of the week, a person familiar with the situation said....
| May 29, 2014
| 3:12 PM
LOS ANGELES - A group that includes billionaire media executive David Geffen, television icon Oprah Winfrey and Oracle Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison bid more than $1.5 billion for the Los Angeles Clippers professional basketball team, according to...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal.
But Ballmer, with a net worth...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Mike Krzyzewski lives and works in the penthouse district. Has for 25 years. Final Fours, private jets, powerful connections.
But his unsurpassed record is rooted in modesty. Working-class Chicago, military service, losing seasons.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
After playing one season with the Clippers, 40-year-old Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday after playing 19 seasons in the NBA.
Hill, a seven-time NBA All-Star, averaged 16.7 points over his career. He averaged 3.2 points in an injury-...