| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made one thing perfectly clear: Doc Rivers did not quit on the Celtics.
“He felt like it was time for a change. He felt like we all needed a change. That was his justification of him...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Don't look now Magic, but Andrew Wiggins' pursuers are gaining on you.
Along with the usual bottom-feeding suspects -- Charlotte, Phoenix and Sacramento – the field chasing next year's prized lottery class is suddenly crowded.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:47 PM
It was just over a year ago when we started to learn the lesson that it's about more than the names.
Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison helped deliver that reality, after jumping aboard the Los Angeles Lakers alongside Kobe Bryant.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:23 PM
MIAMI — What a night. What a game. What a way Tuesday night for this basketball season to be sent careening, wildly and wonderfully, from a Game 6 of the NBA Finals into the last possible night of the season Thursday.
Heat 103, San Antonio 100....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:46 AM
If the Royals can win at Cleveland tonight it will be the first time since 1993 that they will have won five straight series.
The other side of the trade---
We know about pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis and what they’ve come to mean to the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:54 AM
The San Antonio Spurs may as well be a beached whale somewhere along the sunny South Florida coast.
They are dead, or close to it. That putrid stink is coming from Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
There are a lot of things that went wrong for the Spurs in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:54 AM
David Stern will not need to be given a gold watch.
The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have presented the retiring commissioner with a memorable going-away gift: an NBA Finals for the ages.
The carnival barker always comes out in Stern when he...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The junior-varsity portion of the winning streak had its moments.
It let the Heat toy with significant deficits against significantly shorthanded opponents.
It allowed Dwyane Wade take the past two games off to rest his sore right knee.
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| May 28, 2013
The firing of Vinny Del Negro remains troublesome. The obvious involvement of Chris Paul remains perplexing.
Both are class people, the kind with whom you'd enjoy sharing dinner and talking about books and family. Both worked hard for an entire season...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:11 PM
It was just a short blurb on most websites a few days ago.
"Tim Duncan and wife Amy are getting a divorce."
For Orlando Magic fans, the breakup happened about a dozen years too late.
If not for Duncan's love affair with Amy, the San Antonio Spurs...