| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Observations from Wednesday night's 96-89 loss to the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena:
-- No, nothing will be easy this season, certainly not anything within the division beyond the Magic.
-- And certainly not anything against Charlotte,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:16 PM
It was just another reminder of how things change when LeBron James leaves.
For four seasons and four playoff games, Charlotte tried to beat the Big 3 Heat and failed.
Then came Wednesday night and no LeBron . . . and the 20-game losing streak to...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The Lakers have started the 2014-15 season poorly, losing their first four games over a busy five-night stretch.
The schedule lightens in the second week, with only two games, at home, against the Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets.
The Lakers are one...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 0-5; Hornets 3-3.
Record vs. Hornets (2013-14): 1-1.
Update: Center Al Jefferson had 40 points and 18...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:26 AM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Tickets: Available at HEAT.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat have eliminated the Pacers from the playoffs in...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:43 PM
David West wasn't there to throw elbows. No Lance Stephenson to blow in ears. And no Paul George to up the ante.
No, these were not the same Indiana Pacers who last played at AmericanAirlines Arena in the 2014 Eastern Conference finals.
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Derrick Rose hit another milestone in his second comeback tour Sunday.
The Bulls guard took charge down the stretch, logging fourth quarter minutes for the first time this preseason as he helped the Bulls hold off the Hornets 101-96 at the United...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:53 PM
On Monday night, the Magic continue their preseason road tour against a team whose building blueprints they might want to study.
We've heard so much about the Magic's desire to emulate San Antonio and Oklahoma City, largely because young GM Rob Hennigan...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — If the 76ers are to be competitive this season, defense must be their calling card.
Their offensive shortcomings — lack of perimeter shooting or reliable inside scorers, as well as having so many young players — make...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel signed a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday after a disastrous finish to the 2013-14 season.
Terms of the contact were not released.
Last season, the Pacers earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
"I learned from a franchise that had been where I wanted to go. I will always think of Miami as my second home. Without the experiences I had there, I wouldn’t be able to do what I'm doing today." -- LeBron James, July 11, in his Sports...