| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:03 AM
The Indiana Pacers are unsurprisingly one of the few remaining unbeaten teams and look every bit like the Eastern Conference-contender they set out to be before the season. The Detroit Pistons, who host the Pacers on Monday, rank as a more pleasant...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:03 AM
Itâ€™s been a long time since the Sacramento Kings had any success against the Atlanta Hawks, who come for a visit on Tuesday. The Kings will look for their first win in the series in over five years while trying to bust out of a two-game slide....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Solomon Jones has at least one family member at every Magic home game, and normally there’s enough representation to hold a small reunion. He hails from nearby Mount Dora.
A veteran of 270 regular-season NBA games, Jones is trying to make the team...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Two freshmen entered the University of Florida at the same time back in 2007.
One was a football recruit; the other on the basketball team.
They knew each other and were even friends.
The football player is now getting all the attention for all...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The Lakers are still in the chase but the Dallas Mavericks are reportedly out of the picture in the bidding for free-agent center Dwight Howard.
The Mavericks are no longer in the running, according to a tweet from ESPN's Marc Stein.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA.
My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
For the first time since the collective bargaining agreement was ratified in 2011, teams above the "tax apron" are blocked from acquiring players via sign and trade.
Last off-season, the Lakers brought in Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns through sign...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Tanner Woods belted a pair of home runs in Menchville's nine-run first inning as the Monarchs beat visiting Warwick 13-2 Friday in Peninsula District baseball.
Woods scored four runs and drove in three. Menchville's Phil Forbes said he never had seen a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:26 PM
It was the summer of 2004, and an aging sports owner was faced with a decision for the ages. It was a choice between two small words with giant ramifications. It was a hurried selection that would last forever.
Kobe or Shaq?
The debate had raged for...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Don't write off Lakers
It's still kind of hard to write off the Lakers. You have to think a team with Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Dwight Howard will at some point get things together. The Lakers will be the surprise team...