| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:36 PM
The Lakers got a tremendous performance from rookie guard Jordan Clarkson on Monday night in Philadelphia, but a relatively high volume of fans were left devastated by the Lakers' 113-111 win over the 76ers.
The cause of consternation? The Lakers...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Shaquille O'Neal and Stan Van Gundy had a rocky relationship when Van Gundy coached O'Neal with the Miami Heat.
But Van Gundy left no doubt that he thinks Shaq belongs in the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame.
"I think it's fitting that they're honoring him,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald’s All American Games. The games...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Note to DePaul fans: With your basketball program mired in mediocrity and the school searching yet again for a coach to turn it all around, it might be encouraging to remember the glory days. Then again, it might only cause more frustration.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:52 PM
Elfrid Payton now sits alongside basketball luminaries Oscar Robertson, Alvan Adams, Magic Johnson, David Robinson, Jason Kidd and Antoine Walker in the NBA record books. They are the only people in NBA history who have recorded back-to-back triple-...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:50 AM
Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.
The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Mark Madsen knows a few things about life.
Dancing wouldn't be one of them. But rebounding delights him to no end.
The Lakers assistant coach lights up when asked about Jordan Clarkson's penchant to grab quite a few boards for a point guard. The...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:17 PM
The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, another of whose firms has since donated $250,000...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:04 AM
A week before the February city election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood alongside Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his billionaire business partner to announce their $10 million donation for a summer jobs program in the city's toughest neighborhoods.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:16 PM
As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:01 PM
How many times in life do we get a chance to be there in person to witness history? To see a country being born, a movement being started, a new frontier being discovered?
Unfortunately, there weren't any fan-filled bleachers there when Neil Armstrong...