| May 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Like most I talk to or correspond with, I dislike the one-and-done rule that has governed college basketball and the NBA since 2006. Intended to prevent misguided high school seniors from declaring for the NBA draft, the policy has benefited no one.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:21 AM
LeBron James knows what you want in an NBA jersey.
You don't just want a shirt that shows your support for a particular team. No, you are looking for something that shows your utmost respect for the man who wears the same jersey number on his back....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The Orlando Magic have lost all three of their games against the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. And when the teams meet for the fourth, and final, time tonight, Magic coach Jacque Vaughn expects to stress the importance of keeping the Cavaliers off...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris has settled into a productive comfort zone after a frustrating, injury-delayed start to his season.
Entering Wednesday night's matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Harris had scored in double figures in 22 of...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A boy asked for a basketball game of one on one and Stanley Johnson accepted the challenge.
One dunk, two dunks, three dunks …
"That's not fair. Take it easy on me." the boy said. But Johnson wasn't going to let up.
After five dunks, the game...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Even more short-handed, the Clippers just continued to roll.
They lost Darren Collison to an illness Sunday night, but that didn't stop the Clippers from extending their winning streak to 11 games with a 102-80 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!"
James presumably won't announce his intended...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Cleveland won't be losing another big-name player to free agency any time soon.
Kyrie Irving and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert tweeted Tuesday morning that they have reached an agreement on a five-year contract extension that will keep the All-Star...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement with guard Kyrie Irving late Monday night on a contract extension.
The extension is reported to be a max contract allowed under the collective bargaining agreement at five years and $95 million. The new...