| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
UConn and Duke have played nine times. It began 50 years ago as a mismatch of basketball bluebloods vs. blue collar. Over the decades, things changed, the court leveled and scrappy UConn teams began winning their share.
They don't play often enough to...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team.
"It was a fight," Coach K said after Duke...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:25 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Magic certainly don't have a LeBron James. And as they witnessed at Time Warner Cable Arena, they don't have a Kemba Walker, either.
To win games, the Magic must usually take up a collection, which is what they did Saturday...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:37 PM
MIAMI — Second-year pro Victor Oladipo and rookie Elfrid Payton plan on growing together as the Magic's starting backcourt. They are forming a tight bond. Just just don't expect Oladipo to grow out his hair like the wild mess sitting atop Payton's...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:42 PM
It was an eventful first week of 2015 for former Huskies in the NBA.
•Kemba Walker had a big night Wednesday, scoring 31 points, including a game-winning basket against New Orleans. It was Walker's third 30-point game in a row for the Bobcats,...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 7:31 AM
The reality facing the Magic on the court is much different than the reality facing them in the Eastern Conference standings.
The standings say they are not out of the playoff race, considering the East is so lousy and forgiving. They simply can’t...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-86, on Wednesday night at Atlanta to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams.
The Hawks, who have won six straight overall, have a nine-game winning streak...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Less than two weeks ago, the Raptors went into Cleveland and rallied from an early 18-point deficit to win by 17 points, causing LeBron James to call the Cavaliers “a very fragile team.”
It hasn't taken long for Cleveland to toughen up....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Didi Gregorius, the Yankees' new shortstop, will be fun to watch develop over time. It's nice to see the Yankees, looking to fill the position for the first time in 20 years, go in the direction of youth and potential with an economically sound decision...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Gerald Henderson scored a season-high 22 points and Kemba Walker scored the winning layup at the buzzer as the Hornets rallied to beat the New York Knicks 103-102 in Charlotte, N.C., ending a 10-game skid after squandering a 21-point lead.
Al Jefferson ...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:18 PM
STORRS – The long and short of it after UConn’s practice: It looks like Ryan Boatright will play vs. Yale on Friday night. Rodney Purvis and Omar Calhoun would seem doubtful.
Here’s are highlights from Kevin Ollie’s post-practice...