| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:03 AM
The Charlotte Hornets made a 22-victory improvement last season to reach the playoffs for the first time in four years and look to build on that with the addition of scoring depth. The Hornets, who changed their name from the Bobcats in the offseason,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The beauty of what's next for the Miami Heat is there will be no meaningless games. There can't be.
Starting Wednesday against the visiting Washington Wizards and running through April 15 and what will be left of the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, just...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jason Lloyd, The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: Updated: Includes order of finish by division Eastern Conference preview: Is this Cleveland's year?
It has been 50 years since the city of Cleveland celebrated any type of major...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 33-49.
Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones.
Going: Coach Mike...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It seems as if LeBron James is always at the center of the basketball universe because so much of the NBA has revolved around his comings and goings.
James just proved you can go home again, even after the citizens of Cleveland called him unprintable...
| 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...