| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Stuffed pizza before a game? The Washington Wizards’ John Wall did it and so do more athletes than you think. Here’s that sighting and a few more from around the Chicago area:
- Wall dined Monday at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:44 AM
When/Where: 7 p.m., Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat closed with a season-high 55 rebounds in Wednesday's 100-96 victory over the visiting Lakers . . . Heat...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:14 AM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Tuesday; CSN, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The Wizards have won two of the first three meetings and returned Bradley Beal from injury Saturday night. The Bulls are trending the other way with Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson all...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Kobe Bryant won't play in Sunday's All-Star game, his season already over because of a shoulder injury.
Dwyane Wade will also skip it because of a sore hamstring.
Carmelo Anthony is here, a reasonable expectation because the New York Knicks are his...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As the lone defender under the Laurel High School basket, junior Kirk Hawkins braced himself as Bowie High began a three-on-one fastbreak against the Spartans.
Hawkins, who is quick but only 5 feet 7, managed to steal an entry pass and feverishly...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:25 PM
Russell Westbrook almost made history Sunday, scoring the second-most points in All-Star game history as the Western Conference held off the East, 163-158.
Westbrook had 41 points, one fewer than Wilt Chamberlain scored in 1962, and was an easy choice...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:57 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Tyler Ulis enjoyed a comfortable childhood in Lima, Ohio, guided by his mother and stepdad.
Though barely taller than Muggsy Bogues, he showed promise on the basketball court. Eventually, he figured, he might get a scholarship...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence.
In some regards, Friday could have been...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK -- Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story.
Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the All-Star game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
The Oklahoma City...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:54 PM
NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, leading the Western Conference past the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
Westbrook had a record 27 points by halftime and closed out the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:48 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown knows it requires time to develop players into quality NBA shooters.
Asked Thursday how long it takes, Brown replied, "I think anywhere from three to five years."
"Everybody's different, but I think in general —...