| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Sounds counterintuitive: The NBA creating a rule to speed up the game of basketball.
The league has had to crack down on loitering -- late starting times caused by players who are performing their choreographed rituals and routines with teammates...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Way too early to say
LeBron James will play where he feels most comfortable, and where he sees himself having the best chance to win. And if anyone has any idea about that in October 2012, they should scout out a sports...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The NBA will open the regular season on Tuesday, a prediction you couldn't have made last season at this time.
Actually, I don't think anybody would object to playing another 66-game season. Well, the owners would. They'd play 106 if they could get...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Chris Paul acknowledged that he's stumped.
He can't figure out a nickname for Jamal Crawford that does the veteran guard justice.
"Not 'The Microwave' because that doesn't really stay hot," Paul said.
Definitely not befitting of Crawford, who led all...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If Shane Battier becomes the first Duke basketball player to win NCAA and NBA championships, no one can accuse him of riding MVP LeBron James’ coattails.
While James has been brilliant in leading the Miami Heat to within two victories of the title,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
New York Knick star Amare Stoudemire reportedly tweeted an anti-gay slur at a fan who had sent him a tweet.
The fan, whose twitter handle is @BFerrelli, tweeted to Stoudemire: "You better come back stronger and quicker to make up for last season." The...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
New York Knick star Amar’e Stoudemire apologized Monday used an anti-gay slur in a tweet to a fan who had reached out to him on the website first.
The fan, who has the username @BFerrelli tweeted at Stoudemire, “You better come back...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:01 PM
NEW YORK — The NBA and its commissioner, David Stern, are emerging from a tumultuous time. A bitter labor dispute cost the league almost its entire preseason and 16 regular-season games, but it resulted in a new collective bargaining agreement.