| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Sunday morning on Amway Center’s practice court and will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The Orlando Magic intended to run a pick-and-roll. They trailed the Oklahoma City Thunder by one point with a little less than a minute to go Monday afternoon in a summer-league game, and the Magic needed to generate an open shot.
But Maurice Harkless...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Al Harrington and Hedo Turkoglu chimed in about their uncertain futures with the Magic over Twitter on Friday after a reader asked a reporter — and them — when the team will resolve the players’ situations.
Harrington wrote: “I...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:10 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Games can spiral out of control quickly for teams that visit Chesapeake Energy Arena. The fans make it a tough venue for out-of-town teams. But, more importantly, the Oklahoma City Thunder, headed by perennial All-Stars Kevin...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:03 AM
UConn erased a 12-point deficit and took a one-point lead on two Kemba Walker free throws with 6.1 seconds remaining in the first half, but Travon Woodall beat the buzzer to give top-seeded Pittsburgh and 41-40 halftime lead over the ninth-seeded...
| Apr 6, 2011
Sure, it was a rock fight. Yet to focus on the rock is to miss the fact that the UConn Huskies moved a mountain over 28 glorious days.
Sure, the game was ugly to the eye. Yet defense is beautiful to the soul to a man who Tuesday sounded like he has no...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 10:22 PM
Every game in this march toward history isn't going to be fine art. Every opponent isn't going to fall to the breathtaking drives of Kemba Walker or the effortless grace of Jeremy Lamb.
So there was UConn down the stretch against Kentucky Saturday night,...
| Apr 5, 2011
HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999.
"The UConn Huskies won the national...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:09 AM
STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...