| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
First, Magic fans lost their franchise player in Dwight Howard and now they've lost their favorite player in J.J. Redick. Rebuilding stinks. It really stinks. And the worst part about losing Redick in the quest...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The Miami Heat predictably rolled over the Los Angeles Lakers by 10 points Sunday afternoon, in a picture-perfect contrast about the finicky nature of the NBA's Dream Team concept.
The Heat have a dynasty brewing. The Lakers only seem to revel in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:58 PM
For the longest time, I was worried that something was seriously wrong with me.
I thought I was delusional and suffering the devastating and debilitating effects of Post Traumatic Dwight Disorder.
I thought I was hallucinating and creating these kooky...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80.
A self-made millionaire who built his...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Like Krispy Kreme doughnuts and Haagen-Dazs ice cream, the sweet temptation of peeking in on the colossal implosion of the Los Angeles Lakers is almost impossible to resist.
Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant and his dysfunctional band of millionaires are...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LeBron James is arguably the best current basketball player on the planet. And that's a shame, since his career has been emblematic of practically everything that's wrong with the sport, and especially the media's relationship with it.
The Miami Heat...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The Clippers still are searching for a coach to replace Vinny Del Negro, the process moving along now that they have some candidates.
The Clippers have had preliminary discussions with Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw; former NBA coach and...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Yes, you can wish it to all go away until the 2014 offseason. And, yes, there is plenty to be said about that with the NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat's season getting down to critical mass.
But it's not going away, and it certainly isn't going...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:20 AM
“Officials used to go to the monitor on calls that they weren’t sure of, now they go even when they are—it’s an unnecessary interruption in an exciting game”.
Analyst Jeff Van Gundy after an obvious call with a minute left...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Phil Jackson pulled off the greatest sales job in sports history:
He convinced Michael Jordan to share the ball.
Championships to follow.
Ask him how he did that. Ask him how long that process took at a time when Jordan was the most talented...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK — Bodies were flying. Profane chants descended from the Madison Square Garden nosebleeds. Three players and a coach grabbed early showers, courtesy of ejections.
Tom Thibodeau must have felt right at home, as if he were back serving as...