| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:22 AM
It works because Chris Bosh makes it work. It works because the third wheel has learned to roll with it on the court, but more importantly, use the inertia to position himself off the court.
"I never try to get 'em mixed up," the introspective...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Where is that old Gators arrogance and cockiness that used to be on display whenever the University of Florida played a huge football game? I've talked to a lot of Gators fans this week and the general vibe I'm...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have fans all over the world, including the Philippines.
Dwight Howard, playing an exhibition game Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, received scattered boos and "Kobe" chants as the Houston...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was one of the key advisors who helped Dwight Howard decide to sign with the Houston Rockets.
That's what Dwight Howard told reporters in Houston what Stan confirmed to Open Mike.
From Dwight, courtesy of the Houston...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Who said Nik Vucevic can’t jump?
The Magic’s starting center -- known more for his sound fundamentals than being a dynamic athlete -- has made quite a leap in ESPN’s player rankings heading into the regular season.
Ranked as the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It may not have been an "official" mental disorder, but a condition known as Linsanity broke out for a few crazy weeks in February 2012. That was when New York Knicks backup point guard Jeremy Lin — the second Asian American ever to play in the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Born in Colon, Panama, and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gary Forbes had basketball on his mind when he was growing up. When he discovered he had Type 1 diabetes, he worried that it would derail his NBA plans. But, with the help of his diabetic father, he...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Pau Gasol has returned to Los Angeles after spending the summer in his native Spain.
The veteran forward/center has been sidelined since May, recovering from procedures to alleviate tendinosis in both knees. Just recently he resumed basketball...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Kevin Durant doesn't think Dwyane Wade is one of the NBA's top 10 players.
That's what he told CineSport's Noah Coslov in an interview discussing Sports Illustrated's list of the league's top players for the upcoming season. Oklahoma City forward Durant...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The last Clippers fans saw of DeAndre Jordan, he was making his usual fourth-quarter playoff moves.
Turning his head to watch teammates run up the court. Readjusting in his seat whenever the urge struck. Standing up during timeouts.
It's tough to earn...