| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio.
That little boy grew up before our misty eyes Friday, LeBron James winning over legions of fans with a 952-word essay that told the world he was returning to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
If you had been there outside the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich on that steamy July night in 2010, wilting among the 300 rubberneckers to 21st century sporting hubris, you would have understood why they burned LeBron James' jersey and pulled down that...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Hey, quiet out there, we're trying to play the NBA conference finals!
All this breathless chatter about whether Miami's three stars will opt out of their contracts next month and where Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant might go in the summer of 2016 is...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
| 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 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...
| 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 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....