| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, after all the Heat have been through with Dwyane Wade, why add another guy who sits more than he plays? What next: Sign Derrick Rose and his crutches? -- Sid.
A: Look, I can appreciate the Josh McRoberts signing. He is a player with a unique...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:55 PM
March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison.
The NBA's Final Four commences Sunday after four weeks of April Anarchy and May Mayhem.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant was dubbed "Mr. Unreliable" by a headline writer from his local...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:50 PM
It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews.
OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence.
The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Monday night, LeBron James couldn't miss the shots he had no business attempting.
Tuesday night, the one he needed most wasn't particularly close.
No, there was nothing close to 61 points this time, a night after he put together that...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:44 AM
The most encouraging facets of Andrew Bynum's debut with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night couldn't be found in a box score that showed the 7-footer logged eight points and 10 rebounds in only 15½ minutes against the Boston Celtics.
What should make...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Mike Conley scored 21 points, Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies held the Indiana Pacers to their lowest output of the season Saturday night in an 82-71 victory at Memphis, Tenn.
Mike Miller scored 13 points as...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended by the Cleveland Cavaliers for "conduct detrimental to the team" and it's likely the Cavs will attempt to trade him or simply cut him in a money-saving move.
The Cavaliers announced Saturday morning...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:55 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Even after seeing Miami Heat center Greg Oden on the court for the first time, the plan still remains the same.
Oden made his first appearance in more than four years Wednesday against the Washington Wizards, but the Heat are continuing...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:30 AM
Long live the Beatles, No sorry, we mean the Heatles.
The Miami Heat players took center stage Monday night at the Fillmore Miami Beach for Battioke, a charity/karaoke benefit for the Take Charge Foundation, and organzied by Shane Battier and his wife,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...