| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Cliff Alexander was walking around last weekend's AAU event outside of Milwaukee with a boot protecting his sprained ankle, leaving the Curie and Team Rose center's status in doubt for this weekend in Las Vegas.
As much as the 6-foot-9 rising junior...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Rookie DeAndre Liggins didn't feel well and left the Magic's morning shootaround Friday at Amway Center. Hours later, he was back at it, working on a jump shot you'll never see this season before the club faced the Atlanta Hawks.
He then put on street...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Hundreds of men's college basketball prospects will converge on Hampton this weekend. Scores of women's prospects did the same last weekend. Most, if not all, envision themselves on college scholarship.
Moving forward, earning that Division I grant-in-...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Sixteen reasons to love the Sweet 16:
1.Florida vs. Florida Gulf Coast University. Florida is aristocracy. Florida Gulf Coast is in its second year of tournament eligibility. Florida won successive national championships. Florida Gulf Coast lost...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The hours before Selection Sunday are what Lakers announcer Chick Hearn used to call "nervous time."
Defending national champion Kentucky might want to chew on some of Jerry Tarkanian's old towels after probably blowing its bubble bid with an early...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Mother knows best. Just ask new Magic guard Doron Lamb.
When you see Lamb drive and float an arching shot over taller players in the lane, remember this:
His mom gets an assist.
She taught Doron "The Floater" when he was a fifth-grader.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Three greatest professional moves in history:
1. Cher dumps Sonny and becomes a solo star.
2. Frank Sinatra makes "From Here to Eternity" and resurrects his career.
3. Billy Donovan reneges on the Orlando Magic and immortalizes his.
Hate to say...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:00 PM
It's nearly midnight on a rainy Wednesday, and Ben Howland is sitting in the only part of new Pauley Pavilion that is not spacious and sparkling.
The coaches' locker room.
That's right, in the only place in this basketball palace that Howland can...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:03 PM
SOUTH BEND - Bunch of bad dudes wearing black Thursday night.
Bullies. The old kids swiped the lunch money from a gaggle of youngsters.
Notre Dame's new-look men's basketball team did little wrong in its 64-50 victory over Kentucky.
Now was the time to...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
A funny thing happened to the Miami Heat amid this season's NBA crackdown on flopping: nothing.
A team with limited shot-blocking that relies on defensive positioning and taking charges was not cited for any of the 24 infractions recorded by the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
State Farm Champions Classic 2013 TV schedule: In its third year, the State Farm Champions Classic showcases top college basketball programs Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky. This year’s edition Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30pm ET (ESPN), at the...