| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:39 PM
MIAMI — What the regular season is about for the Heat, more than a run of too-close games, came into view just before half Tuesday. Boston's Jeff Green took a pass in the corner and drove past LeBron James.
Green found an open lane to the basket....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
One of the most emotional plays of the Orlando Magic's season produced an emotional response from Tobias Harris.
It occurred Sunday night. The Boston Celtics, trailing by two points with 10.1 seconds left to play, inbounded the ball to Rajon Rondo,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:27 PM
After their losing streak reached 10 games, Orlando Magic players and coaches realized something fundamental needed to change. Not X's-and-O's, but something intangible.
Players and coaches talked together when they gathered for practice Saturday....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Oddly enough, for a team not going to the playoffs, the Magic used a playoff rotation Sunday.
In fact, playoff teams normally go with more than just seven guys in a game.
But the Magic badly wanted to beat the Celtics and stop a 10-game losing streak....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Lakers didn't do much defensively against the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, until the final 3 minutes and 12 seconds when they finally clamped down and rallied for a 107-104 victory.
A Gerald Wallace layup gave the Celtics a 104-96...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:04 AM
The Lakers (14-25) and Boston Celtics (14-26) were the best teams in the league not too long ago, facing each other in the 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals.
Now the former champions are going through the rebuilding process, both having won only two of their...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Arron Afflalo wears a Size 14 basketball shoe.
On Friday night, he probably wished he wore a 10 or 11.
The toes of both of his feet straddled the 3-point arc at the most inopportune time — just before he elevated for a shot with the Orlando...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Jeff Green capped a last-minute Boston rally with a three-point shot at the buzzer and the Celtics stunned the Heat, 111-110, Saturday at Miami. The Heat had led 110-106 with 3.6 seconds on LeBron James' two free throws. Gerald Wallace responded with a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
BOSTON — In a way, Boston is home to Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore, even though he grew up in East Chicago, Ind.
The Boston Celtics used the 55th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft to select Moore out of Purdue, and Monday night's game between...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
It had been consecutive weeks for Ray Allen to relive a decision that lately has gotten more attention than The Decision.
No, Allen leaving the Boston Celtics in the 2012 offseason did not have nearly the seismic impact of LeBron James'...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:11 PM
With four practices in the last five days, the Orlando Magic considered the recently completed workweek as a crucial signpost for Glen Davis and Tobias Harris as the two forwards continued to work their way back from injury.
Coach Jacque Vaughn said...