| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The end of Bruce Levenson's tenure as controlling owner of the Atlanta Hawks was triggered by a remark made by team General Manager Danny Ferry that touched off an internal investigation.
Ferry said free-agent target Luol Deng had "some African in him"...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Do the Heat's coaching reassignments and Keith Smart potentially joining the team mean that Erik Spoelstra is finally outgrowing Pat Riley and finding his own way? -- Anthony.
A: I think Erik has already found his own way. I also think, to a degree,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: I know Leandro Barbosa and Jordan Crawford, if the Heat sign one or both, are capable of providing good offense in short bursts, but who is going to play better defense? -- Bryan, Mountain View, Calif.
A: In the absence of a rim protector other...
| Jun 22, 2013
Gary Vitti is at home cooking dinner for a few friends. But you can't escape the feeling that he's got someplace else he'd rather be.
He loves to cook, no doubt about that. And he's good at it. But at this time of year, Vitti really ought to be...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday.
As news spread, members of the NBA community and Lakers organization shared their thoughts.
Thankful to @NelsonMandela for having shown us so much wisdom and leadership. His...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87.
Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The NBA's top players can be divided into three categories at next month's All-Star game: The West, the East and the creased.
Several stars will be wearing freshly pressed suits as the result of injuries that have seemingly left no roster untouched....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
With 32 minutes logged in a loss on Monday night to the Atlanta Hawks, Kobe Bryant climbed to fifth on the NBA's list of players with the most career minutes played, regular and postseason combined.
At 54,176 minutes, Bryant is behind just Kareem Abdul-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
With news that Andrew Bynum has been suspended and excused from all team activities by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bynum's former mentor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sounded off on the ex-Lakers center.
Abdul-Jabbar gave his thoughts Sunday via his Facebook...