| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It has been a while since nametags were necessary for the Miami Heat's media day.
For the past four years, it was nothing but known quantities, with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh flanked by established NBA veterans, no need for...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Kawhi Leonard has played through far more trying circumstances than two bad games in the NBA Finals.
When he was a junior at Riverside King High, his father was fatally shot at a Compton car wash on a Friday night. Leonard played Saturday, fighting back...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Miami Heat on Thursday clarified the restructuring of their coaching staff with the announcement of new roles for former assistant coaches Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo.
Rothstein, who previously had served as the franchise's initial coach and...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:07 PM
A source close to the situation confirmed Sunday night to the Sun Sentinel that assistant coaches Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo no longer will be part of Erik Spoelstra's Miami Heat primary coaching staff.
"As far as being on the bench, they no...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Music producer Shannon “Slam” Ridley remembers the day former Bull Carlos Boozer stepped into a downtown Chicago studio in early 2011 to lay down a rap track called “Winning Streak.”
“He had on a walking cast. He had never...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Former Bull and current Laker Carlos Boozer will be featured on a new rap album.
The album,"Full Court Press Vol. 1," features several NBA players and several musicians.
"Kids love music and kids love athletes," Glen Davis said in a video trailer...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Erik Spoelstra rounded out his Miami Heat coaching staff Wednesday by bringing back a familiar face, as well as a former NBA coach.
In the wake of the recent reassignments of longtime assistant coaches Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo, Spoelstra has...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Rashard Lewis has stepped inside Amway Center plenty of times, but Wednesday night was a first for him.
It was the first time he's walked into the arena as an NBA champion.
Lewis, who played in four seasons for the Orlando Magic, is still savoring the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:59 PM
First Jay-Z became the proud owner of a painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley -- now LeBron James.
The painting was given to James by Miami Heat player-turned-assistant coach Juwan Howard as a gift for winning the NBA Finals last season. Howard...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:54 PM
h, no, am I here all alone?
Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out.
The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land.
I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...